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15 Brilliant Ways to Upcycle A Mattress

June 4th, 2018

We spend a lot of money to have a good mattress, but when they are done… they’re done. Or are they? While you might not be able to sleep on it anymore, there are ways you can repurpose old mattresses and box springs.

Here Are 15 Brilliant Ways to Upcycle A Mattress:

1) Ivy Creeping Wall

Your mattress will look lovely in your garden. You can use it to create a division wall. Plant ivy to crawl up the metal pieces to give the illusion of an ivy wall.

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2) Storage Wall Unit

Lean your box spring up against the wall and use it as a storage wall unit. Give it a new coat of paint so that it looks nice. Then use S hooks to hang items from it.

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3) Holiday Decor or Tree Topper

Use can use the single springs from your mattress to create holiday decor or a tree topper. Top it with a star, a pine cone, or decorate it like a tree. You can find different ideas for this here.

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4) Family Picture Display

The inside of your mattress can create a rustic photo display in your home. Just lean it against a wall. Use clothespins to hang photos from it.

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5) Spring Jewelry Organizer

You can also use springs to organize jewelry. Just hang your jewelry from a spring. Not only does it organize your jewelry but it creates a funky display.

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6) Silverware Organizer Display

Use a mattress to organize and display your silverware. Just remove the spring from your mattress. Place your silverware inside the springs.

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7) Spring Bird Feeder

Bed springs are perfect for feeding the birds. Just pop in some bird seed suets. Then hang from a tree.

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8) Hanging Kitchen Rack

Save space by hanging pots and pans from your ceiling. You can hang a bed spring from the ceiling with chains. Use S hooks to hang stuff from it.

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9) Christening or Wedding Day Memorial

Remember your special days forever by using your mattress or crib spring. Hang it on the wall and hang your keepsakes from it. It can be used for a christening or a wedding.

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10) Rustic Wall Art

Create some rustic art for your home with an old mattress spring. Hang it from the wall and add things to it. You can add sconces or a painting.

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11) Giant Ceiling Chandelier

Hang a mattress spring from your ceiling. Then weave string lights through it. Hang crystals on it for the complete chandelier look.

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12) Garden Wall Planter

Take apart a mattress and spraypaint the springs and hang it on the wall. Place tiny planters inside the mattress springs. Succulents work great for this.

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13) Wine Bottle Holder

Attach some springs to a piece of wood. Stick some wine bottles inside the springs. It makes a funky display for your wine bottles.

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14) Food Display Rack

Use part of an old bed frame to put your food on display. It can hold cones filled with food. You might want to sand them down and paint them first with food-safe paint.

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15) Flower Bud Vase Holder

Create a unique looking vase. All you need is one spring. Place a small bud vase inside of it and pop in your flowers.

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