It’s time time to revamp, repaint and re-polish! Trust us, upcycling is recycling’s cooler cousin.

60% of us Brits want to freshen up our homes with simple, cheap changes. So for creativity on a budget Kirstie Allsopp is our woman.

For more tips and tricks, B&Q and Queen of homemade Kirstie have created new YouTube how to films, which are chokka with handy tips and creative cheats, such as lining your tired drawers for a quick upcycle update.

Kirstie says: With lots of people tightening purse strings, upcycling is perfect, it’s putting your personal stamp on the home environment, giving your house a bit of a re-decorated feel for less.’

Paintbrushes at the ready, get recreating!