20 people who excel at repairing and upcycling everyday items

Some people don't need professional help when it comes to repairing or upcycling things around the house. These photos provide a glimpse of their creative skills.

Natural DIYers and artistic people are invariably good at tackling repairs without help and will leave items looking as good as new, often with their own little twist.

Here are 20 photos of inspiring repairs and upcycles.

1. Ready for the cat to scratch

© fishgill / imgur

2. As good as new and comfy too!

© bart452 / reddit

3. A second lease of life

© BlobVision / reddit

4. A contemporary finish

© knittedowl88 / reddit

5. A quick sand and a couple of coats of paint

© BeefyTacoBaby / reddit

6. All it took was a pretty ribbon

© byronfayy / reddit

7. One for cat-lovers!

© stravelyn / reddit

8. Ready for next winter!

© CraftyPenLady / reddit

9. Two old chairs turned into one

© StarShoot97 / reddit

10. A fun twist

© takeko_ / reddit

11. A comfy option

© hannibalthellamabal / reddit

12. Wonderful wicker work

© AndrewLager / reddit

13. Well worth the effort!

© DontEatTheChapstick / reddit

14. A splash of color

© maelstrorn / reddit

15. For anyone good at crochet

© feeling_supersonic / reddit

16. Much better than throwing them in the trash

© jikajika / reddit

17. When holes become flowers

© rooftopfilth / reddit

18. Comfy rocking chair

© unknown author / imgur

19. When you have a good sense of humor

© TheQuilterQueen / reddit

20. Ready to wear for another year

© m00nchild_ / reddit

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