Reusing, recycling and reducing are the big three Rs today. Repurposing things and knowing their real worth and value are important factors and thing in our society today. When anything becomes old or we do not prefer to use we just end up throwing them in the bin. It is just too easy a task for any of us to throw unwanted things. It is not that we do not have old and unwanted things at home. All of us have old things which no longer serve the purpose they were bought for. It does not mean they need to be thrown away.
If you are creative and if you just think on how are the other ways you can use that particular product, you will come up with various ideas and thoughts. You will think of ways in which you can reuse and reutilize the product. You can always make beautiful and useful things by utilizing old things appropriately and properly. There are various repurpose projects on which you can work and enjoy. Some of these daily use items which can be repurposed have been discussed below.
You Can Pick A Few Ideas From These And Add Or Subtract Some Of Your Own Ideas In Them As Well
Plastic Spoon Lamps
Plastic spoons are available in plenty. We also know that plastic is harmful for the environment. We get plastic spoons with practically every take away or ice creams or anything which has been packed. We often use it and throw it away and sometimes throw them even without using them. Plastic spoons can be collected over the time and it is not going to take long before you have a whole lot of them. You can use them for making interesting and beautiful looking lamps. These lamps look absolutely stunning and eye catching. It is often wondered whether the lamp has actually been made out of plastic spoons or not. You can decorate them differently and uniquely as well. You can also use coloured lights to illuminate the lamp.
Wine Bottles As Lanterns
You do not have to throw away the wine bottles. You can use them to make interesting pieces of lanterns. The decoration on the lanterns can be done as per your choice. You can even opt to keep it simple. For a decorative and different look of the bottle you can paint interesting things on them. They will look absolutely stunning. In fact, they will be an eye catcher. You can opt for hanging lanterns as well. For this you will have to adjust the bottle well such that it is not a risky task to hang them.
Paper Clips As Cable Organizers
Paper clips can be used as multipurpose or multi utility things. You can use paper clips to organize cable wires and arrange them properly. We often come across cable wires which are lying about and strangled with one another. It is usually a difficult task to untangle them and segregate them from the other wires. You can put the cable wires on individual paper clips. These will hold the paper wires nicely and properly. This will also help in proper arrangement of wires.
Old Picture Frame As Earring Holder
Old picture frames which are no longer in use can be used as earring holders. You can join the two ends of the frame using wires or strings. You can make parallel lines of these throughout the frame. Earrings can be hanged on the wires. These look nice and are a great way to organize your earring. To make the earring holder look interesting you can always decorate the frame and embellish them according to your taste.
Umbrellas As Bags
This is an interesting idea and a new concept. You can make interesting reusable and washable bags using old, broken umbrellas. You need to separate the upper umbrella cloth from the handles and various other screws and accessories joined to it. You will have the cloth of the umbrella left with which you can make bags of your choice and wish. They are useful and look great.
Old Suitcase As A Cabinet
Old suitcase can be used as an interesting cabinet. You can fix it to the wall and use it as an interesting cabinet for medicines, makeup and various other things. You can also paint the suitcase according to your wish. If you feel that the suitcase is way too old then you can even cover it nice with an interesting cloth material or a printed cloth material.
Noodle Boxes To Planters
These days we get ready to eat noodles in plastic boxes. These boxes need not be thrown away once used. You can make them interesting and turn them into flower pots. You can paint and embellish them to make them look interesting and eye catching.
Tyres To Swings
Old tyres which can no longer be used can be used as a swing in the backyard or the garden area. These can be hanged to a strong branch of a tree with the help of a cloth or rope. These are also considered fun activities for the backyard. If you have a party or a small get together you can create an interesting selfie corner around it too.
Mirrors To Showpieces
Mirrors are the most delicate and elegant pieces which can be used for any decoration purpose. If you have an old piece or unused piece, you can use it for decorating the house. These add a different look to your house and make it look extremely classy. You need to make sure that the mirror is placed very nicely and cautiously.
Old Ladder As Shelves
Old ladders are one of the most interesting pieces which can be used differently and in an extremely stylish manner. You can use them uniquely as book shelves. You can also use showpieces on one of the steps. For decorating the ladder you can be creative and use interesting concepts. You can also leave the ladder to its rustic look too.
Chair As A Swing
A chair can be used as a swing. You can cut off the legs of the chair and use the seat as a swing for a child. you can also paint the chair in interesting and bright hues. Cartoon characters or any other fictional characters can also be painted on them.
Chair As A Swingold Book As A Case
An old book can be converted into an interesting multipurpose case. You can use the case for stationary items, paint case or even a make up kit tool case. The cover of the case can be made interesting and unique. Make the covers interesting and eye catching.
Plates As Showpieces
Old plates which have formed a cracked or which have broken can be used as interesting showpieces and also as items to decorate the house. You can keep an entire wall for these. The plates can be painted and also placed interestingly for a nice and smart look.
Plastic Bottles As Lanterns
Plastic soft drink bottles or filtered water bottles can be cut an used as interesting lanterns. These can have interesting paintings and crafts on them. You can make them appealing by using glitter and sequins also. These lanterns can be used indoors as well as outdoors.
Photo Frames As Trays
Old photo frames can be used as serving trays. They can be of different sizes and shapes. They look smart and classy. You can paint the frames or even use interesting papers in between the frames to make them look like interesting and smart trays.
These are a few repurposed projects you can work on. These look interesting and smart. You can be imaginative and creative as you do the same.