As part of the European Week for Waste Reduction, Furniture Helpline has been working with Hampshire County Council to take unloved chairs and turn them into Cheery Chairs.
Diane and the volunteers from the Men’s Shed used their artistic vision and upcycling skills to brighten up a selection of chairs no longer wanted by their owners.
The chairs were on display in the libraries in Bordon and Petersfield and several have already found new homes.
This is what they used to look like:
And this is what they became:
If this inspires you to upcycle some of your own furniture or if you would like to help us brighten up some of our donated furniture, our well-kitted workshop is available for your use.
Contact us on 01420 489000 for more details. We’d love to speak to you.