Trawling Gumtree: Cane Overhaul

Its that time again, time to trawl Gumtree and find the gold. And there is gold, there is just a lot of digging to do. Today I’m gaining inspiration from the promise of summer, and am targeting cane furniture. Yes, you may think its dated, but with my handy little tips I can show you how to make it look tops.

1. Cane Room Divider

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This is cool. But it’s brown. I would liven it up to a fun poppy colour, turquoise always works a treat.

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2. Cane Chair Set

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Super cute. It can be a snug two seater couch or two arm chairs (minus two arms)! The cane is already black which is a plus. If I were buying these, I’d get new cushions and add this amazing emerald green Florence Broadhurst fabric. Ah-mazing.

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3. Cane Bed Head

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Now this is a super cool find. Seriously. I kind of want it… You can leave it as is, or spray it a colour to match your favourite quilt cover… imagine this mid blue for an exotic bedroom.

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4. Cane Bar Stools

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Yes, they need a bit of work… but they swivel! How convenient. I would immediately throw away those attrocious cushions and again, you can probably going to guess what I’ll say… yes thats right: spray it a fun colour! You can buy really cute round cushions now, check out Castle and Things, Ikea and Lumiere Art and Co. The round cushion will complement the shape of the bar stool and add some pattern, and MORE COLOUR! Just imagine the picture below is a bar stool. Cool right?

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5. Cane Sideboard

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This is perfection. It’s so Emily Henderson. I would leave it just the way it is. Because I love it. Can someone buy it for me please? I would pair it back with gold trinkets, mid blues and rich yellows. I heart this sideboard.

Consider the best of the cane on Gumtree (Sydney) trawled. You’re welcome.