Swingin’ Ways to Reuse an Iron Gate or Fence

An iron fence reused as a valanceHere's a new use for an old iron gate: A valance to hang over a window. Image: Susan at Homeroad.net

Take a look at these great ways to reuse old iron fencing.

Nothing wrecks curb appeal like a rusty iron fence or unhinged gate. So, instead of consigning yours to a landfill for eternity, take a look at this Dishfunctional Designs post for some great ideas to reuse ornamental wrought iron fencing.

Our favorites:

  • Kitchen pot rack
  • Valence
  • Inside railing
  • Iron and barn wood table

Here are some more tips to repurpose old items.

What new lives have you found for old items?