We all have a bit of junk lying around, why not put them to good use and make something you actually want or need. It’s a fun creative way to explore the random things waiting to be made into something new.
1-2-3-4 old books
If you have too many books lying around and half of them are falling apart, why not turn some of them into bookmarks?
Books make great storage spaces especially if you want to hide something in plain site.
If you have many birds and books around why not make a bird feeder? They would appreciate the food with a good read.
All those hard covers could make great shelves with the rights drilling and angle placement.
The globe broke and all you have is a silly little stand, why not make it a paper towel holder.
If you have old records that don’t play anymore turn them into magazine holders.
An old repainted file cabinet will make a great storage unit for your messy garden.
If your file drawer broke and you are thinking of throwing it out, don’t, it would make a great table. Just repaint it and garnish the wood.
If you have a pet you can use an old drawer to make a feeding place for them.
Shutters add great texture to a table. Repaint them to fit into your color theme and enjoy the antiquy look.
11-12-13 old chairs
A broken chair has many uses, for instances use the back to make a towel rack. Repaint it to suit the look you are trying to achieve.
Maybe one of the legs on your chair broke? Cut of the rest and have a lovely spot for your pet to sleep.
Broken tables aren’t completely useless, use them to make shelves.
Repaint a ladder black and use it as a picture frame for all your family pictures.
Old rakes make great utility holders. Helps save space and keep everything organized.
If you love wine and need a place to store all your wine glasses this easy DIY trick comes to the rescue.
A drawer can be used as a wall memo pad, it adds a great look to the room.
Drawers make lovely storages spaces even when not used as initially purchased, one can make shelves directly attached to the wall.
If your book shelf is full and you need somewhere else to store your books don’t get too worried. You can make your own bookshelf with an old big drawer.
We all have that one pillow case that we just don’t like using anymore, why not turn it into a laundry bin.
Before you get rid of your ironing board, think of making it a storage unit for your craft tools.
Dishes can be used for more than serving food. A cute set can make a very suitable jewelry holder.
Graters can be used in lighting for a nice balance of playful lighting and it looks fancy.
Seems like everyone is moving onto glass chopping boards, what happens to the old wooden one? Make art!
If you still have that old vintage luggage, why not make use of it and turn it into a mirror.
The baby is all grown up and the crib needs to go, before it does use the spring to make a ceiling hanger.
Jeans hold their form really well. Why not use an old pair as a plant holder.
Repaint tires and turn into plant holders to add a bit of color to your yard.
A tire rim can be used as a hose holder so it doesn’t lay around the yard in a tangled mess.
Old car parts make great additions to home décor, like this car mirror being used as a shelf.
Old board games can make great shelves and add character to a room. This idea can be used in the kids rooms and a game room.
If you are about to host a barbeque but don’t have a bar outside, fear not, This easy DIY trick using crates will help you make a cozy bar for your guests.
Guitars can make great shelves and add a playful atmosphere to an otherwise dull room.