Old bikes have always had a nostalgia and an artistic aesthetic of their own, and if you have a few bikes just dusting in the shed in your home, why not turn them into an interior piece? Not many people can recycle useless things into something extraordinary, even an old bicycle that may have no meaning can actually be turned into a hidden treasure.
An old or broken bicycle may not be useful to many people. However, for those who are creative, old bicycles can be reused into various kinds of decorative items to decorate homes, apartments, and gardens. From turning an entire bike into a table, a decorative display, or just using a part of it, here are some genius ways to turn your old bike into a work of art. Get inspired!
Using all parts of the bike
If your old bike has a lot of nostalgic, it’s probably too good to throw away. Moreover, the bike still looks intact even though it is no longer functioning. You can use all parts of the bicycle to be part of the decoration or furniture. Coat it with paint, varnish, or add a base as a table to storage area. You can also display your old bicycle on the wall by adding a frame or other decorative element. This old bicycle serves not only as a display but also as an in-house art museum.
Use only the front of the bicycle
Using only the front of the bike as a decoration allows you to save more space in your home. This front not only looks beautiful but also can be used as an element of any decor. From storage with bicycle baskets, plant pots, or even wall galleries that beautify the interior. The unique and vintage impression is the main attraction of the bicycle front mounted on the wall. Plus, it’s an easy DIY project to recycle your old bike.
Using bicycle parts
You don’t have to actually own a bike to get the decor you want. If you only have a few bicycle parts or just parts, you can still make bicycle-themed decorative items. Take advantage of the bicycle wheel as furniture or interesting decorative elements such as hanging lamps, wall shelves, flower bouquets, to unique style wall clocks. Another idea, you can also use any spare part as a decorative display or extra storage.