Hello. I believe the most common way furniture is up cycle by painting it. Most bloggers paint their furniture white. That might not be everybody’s taste and decor aesthetic.
There are lots of ways to upcycle furniture. I've seen dressers repurposed as bathroom vanities and kitchen islands. People use paint, stain and many other finishes. It depends on what you're looking for. Tell us a little more, and we'll be happy to give you more ideas.
Please be more specific on what you want to accomplish. What kind of furniture, what do you hope to achieve, color, construction, repair. Please put in sentence form so we know how to help.
Painting is the current most popular way to change the use or look of a piece of furniture. But add another purpose to it is a whole different topic.
Hi , you'll find some gorgeous upcycled furniture ideas on hometalk. Here's a link to a few that may inspire you https://www.hometalk.com/search/all?filter=upcycled%20furniture Have fun
It's my most favorite way to salvage pieces and make them my own. Here are two posts, one is about how to strip and stain furniture, the other how to paint.
If you mean decoratively and not mean involving carpentry, these are some ways I have "upcycled" furniture 1)decoupaged chest. 2) lace decorated small chest. 3) hand painted table, copied from vase
I did a bunch of thrift store makeover on furniture I used in my guest room - check it out here: https://happydealhappyday.com/7-ways-re-decorate-room-budget/
Here are a few examples!
Here is how I upcycled a dresser: https://thehoneycombhome.com/painted-dresser-vintage-upcycle/
That is what I do on Homeroad.net, here are several ideas https://www.homeroad.net/search?q=furniture