The Benefits of our Upcycled Furniture

by | Jan 17, 2024

Whether you’re a newbie or a die-hard fan, get ready for an extraordinary experience as we reveal the countless awesome advantages of choosing upcycled furniture over traditional options.  

In this blog, we’ll not only uncover the mind-blowing benefits of upcycling furniture but also show you why Wood n Brush are the absolute best when it comes to providing you with one-of-a-kind upcycling furniture. 

Is Upcycled Furniture More Durable?   

Wood n Brush Co is on a mission to find the most incredible preloved upcycled furniture from all corners of the UK. We’re talking high-quality, top-notch pieces with a rich history and true handcrafted artistry from earlier decades.   

Linenfold old charm wardrobes look completely different when painted. It’s like magic! French bedroom furniture is also very popular with a lot of customers. Our customers can’t get enough, whether they choose a stunning whitewash or decide to showcase the natural wood grain in all its glory. 

Now, let’s bring you over to the dark side of the furniture world for those who love Star Wars and get the reference. Cheap, low-quality pieces from big-name stores are notorious for ending up in landfill after just a few measly years. They’re hastily thrown together with shoddy materials and weak glued joints instead of the timeless and sturdy dovetailed joints.  

Have you ever had a cheaply made bookcase not break down when you’ve moved house?   

Steer clear of those flat packs! They’re not built to last or survive multiple moves from house to house. 

Get ready to feast your eyes on the solid oak old charm wardrobes and stag minstrel bedroom furniture from the iconic 60s! These beauties were built to stand the test of time, and when painted, they become absolute showstoppers in the realm of bedroom furniture.  

Upcycling Furniture and Sustainability  

Upcycling furniture is a game-changer when it comes to reducing waste. Why waste precious resources on traditional manufacturing methods when we can breathe new life into existing materials?  

That’s right, upcycling takes what’s already there and transforms it into something extraordinary. And here’s the cherry on top: upcycled furniture is not just environmentally friendly, it’s also stunningly beautiful and entirely unique! No one else has the exact same piece as you! 

Can I Bespoke My Order? 

What makes Wood n Brush Co stand out from the upcycled furniture crowd is the fact that each piece is fully bespoke to your specific requirements, and you can choose all of the options on the website plus you get a free consultation.   

We’re not just here to sell you furniture, we’re here to make your dreams come true. We want to dive deep into your style and colour theme, so we’ll ask you to send us photos of the room you’re decorating. That way, we can truly understand your vision and create a masterpiece that perfectly matches your unique taste.  

We’ll even send you FREE paint samples by Fusion Mineral Paint, so you can ensure that the colour you choose is just right and harmonises flawlessly with your space. 

Benefits of Upcycling vs New Furniture 

A light pink dressing table with 5 drawers, all having silver circular handles on them. The central drawer features a unique silver painted design on the front. This dressing table also have three mirrors on the desktop – one larger square mirror and two smaller rectangular mirrors on either side. The mirrors edges are painted the same light pink as the desk.

Upcycling furniture plays a significant role in reducing the overall carbon footprint associated with manufacturing new items.   

When we choose upcycled furniture, we’re making a direct contribution to a greener, more sustainable future. How, you ask? Because upcycling requires significantly less energy compared to the energy-intensive production process of new furniture. That means fewer carbon emissions, less harmful gases released into the atmosphere, and a huge win for Mother Earth! 

The magic of upcycling goes beyond just reducing carbon emissions.  Instead of adding to the mountains of waste, we’re repurposing and saving valuable resources for future projects.  

We become heroes, rescuing these items and granting them a second chance to shine! By choosing upcycled furniture, we’re also decreasing the need to extract new materials from the earth’s surface. 

Why Choose Wood n Brush  

An image cropped to show the lower half of a light green wardrobe that has leaves painted on it in a darker green and lighter greenish yellow. The wardrobe has silver door knocker like handles. A light wooden logo saying ‘WoodnBrush’ is resting on the floor, leaning into the wardrobe and there is a large silver vase on the left hand side holding a variety of flowers.

The beauty of choosing Wood n Brush Co to design your new preloved furniture is all the colour combinations paired with patterns such as Moroccan, Indian bone inlay (as the real thing is extremely expensive) geometric patterns or you may prefer animal prints, art deco fans and lace flowers.    

Animal stencils such as highland cow, rabbits or horses look brilliant on small wooden tables, nest of tables and wooden stools to add character to a country kitchen.    

Becoming more popular is using gold leaf to highlight wood details such as legs and mirrors on dressing tables.   The sky is your limit when it comes to furniture design, and we can advise from start to finish.   

We’re not just talking about any piece of furniture… we’re talking about the one that’s been in your dreams, the one that’s perfect in every way. And guess what? We can make it happen! 

We’ve got access to lots of suppliers far and wide, which means nothing is out of reach! Leave it to us to track down that perfect piece, and once we find it, we’ll have it delivered right to our workshop. We’ll give it the bespoke painting treatment it deserves, creating a custom colour, style, and finish that will leave you breathless.  


When we talk about repurposing old furniture, we’re not just saving valuable resources for future projects – we’re championing a greener, more sustainable economy. By reducing the need for extraction, we’re preserving our precious planet and nurturing a circular economy that keeps on giving.  

When you choose Wood n Brush for your upcycled furniture, you’re stepping into a realm of bespoke, one-of-a-kind wonders. It’s not just about furniture; it’s an artistic masterpiece that reflects your unique style and taste. We’re talking about treasures that will make your heart skip a beat! Our skilled artisans and designers are on a mission to bring your wildest visions to life. 

Not only does Wood n Brush provide you with an exclusive piece that adds a touch of individuality to your space, but it also contributes to sustainable practices by repurposing and upcycling materials. So, if you are looking for upcycled furniture that captures your unique style and adds a distinct flair to your space, Wood n Brush Co is the perfect choice. 

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