If you are looking to add a rustic touch to your home, why not integrate a barrel into your decoration? Although barrels are made with just one purpose in mind, no one said it was the only one! Tables, armchairs, washbasins… Their uses are only limited by your imagination (and how creative you want to get with your home interior design ideas!). Here’s seven creative uses for barrels to get you started.

Home Interior Design Ideas:

1. A coffee table

Add a touch of vineyard class to your living room with this barrel table. Worried about whether the barrel will suit your style? Stain the wood darker to make it fit in with your living room colour scheme!

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2. A barrel fountain

Don’t be limited to the indoors, let your creativity shine outdoors too! Make sure to protect the wood if you’re leaving it outside.

barrel fountain DIY Handy Mano ManoMano Mano Mano Handymano

3. A bottle fridge

Cool your wine inside its original home with this stylish fridge.

barrel fridge DIY Handy Mano ManoMano Mano Mano Handymano

4. A decorative fire

Stay warm outside in the knowledge that your fire pit is the coolest around.

barrel fire pit DIY Handy Mano ManoMano Mano Mano Handymano

5. Garden furniture

Instead of spending hundreds on new garden furniture, upcycle some barrels into this summery set.

barrel garden set DIY Handy Mano ManoMano Mano Mano Handymano

6. A barrel end table

If woodworking isn’t your thing, this simple and chic table lets you stay on trend without spending to much time in the workshop.

barrel end table DIY Handy Mano ManoMano Mano Mano Handymano

7. A sink

No room needs to be without a barrel with this beautifully aged DIY sink.

barrel sink DIY Handy Mano ManoMano Mano Mano Handymano

This list is certainly not exhaustive, there are a multitude of ways to convert a barrel. It’s simply a question of finding the right space for the furniture to make the most of its potential. Let us know what other ideas you have for reusing these versatile objects!

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