One of the best ways to add some unique style and personality to your home is by repurposing and reusing existing items. Here are a few creative ideas to get you started:
Window frames can be transformed into an effortlessly stylish desk table. We adore how this design is both simple and sophisticated at once!
1. Toilet Paper Rolls
Reusing and repurposing items that have seen better days is an excellent way to keep your home tidy while saving money. From broken dishes to toilet paper rolls, we’ve collected some creative ideas for repurposing and reusing everyday items around the house that can be put back to use right away.
If your children enjoy crafting with their craft supplies, why not have them try reusing toilet paper rolls for fun projects? This easy craft will keep them occupied for hours and is an excellent opportunity to teach them about recycling.
For this craft, you’ll need an empty toilet paper roll, paint or marker, black construction paper, red construction paper, scissors and glue stick. Additionally, googly eyes or stickers as well as two twigs for arms are required. Visit Crafts by Amanda for all of the detailed instructions!
Linen is an incredibly versatile fibre that can be used in many creative projects around the home. Whether you have old linens lying around or find them at a thrift store, there are tons of fun DIY ideas you can use them for!
You can make a handy hand towel from an old table cloth by cutting it into 12-inch squares and hemming them for lint-free reuseability. There’s no need to waste this reusable fabric – perfect for all sorts of tasks around the home!
Repurposing damaged linen tablecloths into smaller napkins or tea towels is another great option. These long, quality linen fibres will hold up well over time without tearing or wearing out.
Repurposing an old sheet into a reusable produce bag to take to the grocery store and farmer’s market can save both money and the environment from using plastic produce bags.
3. Broken Dishes
Anyone who’s ever worked in the kitchen will understand how frustrating it can be when a dish breaks. Whether you’re using it for food or as artwork, there are plenty of creative ideas for repurposing and reusing broken dishes.
One of the simplest ways to repurpose a broken dish is to create a mosaic flower pot. Simply add pieces of broken ceramic plates or saucers to a pot and use non-toxic glue to attach them together.
Another creative repurposing idea is to transform a broken ceramic coffee mug into an adorable planter or trinket holder. You could even craft an adorable cake stand out of the damaged dish!
4. Tissue Boxes
Reusing household items is an efficient way to keep your home neat and tidy, plus it saves money on supplies!
For instance, you can reuse an old tissue box to store trash bags. Instead of throwing them away or keeping them under the sink, this solution helps keep your kitchen tidy and prevents a huge pile of plastic bags from accumulating.
If you’re searching for a more decorative solution, this DIY paper covered drawer is perfect. You can dress it up with some lace or floral decorations to make it even more eye-catching.
5. Condiment Bottles
Are you searching for an innovative way to organize your condiments or upcycle a glass bottle, there are plenty of creative solutions available.
Plastic condiment squeeze bottles are a convenient and durable storage and dispensing option for sauces, marinades and other condiments. Crafted from polypropylene plastic material for ease of cleaning, these containers offer maximum visibility when filling with sauces or marinades.
They can also be utilized as storage for dry foods like flour or sugar, or they make great stamps for arts and crafts projects. Plus, water balloons make excellent alternatives to regular balloons for kids!