21 Genius Ways To Transform Household Junk You’d Normally Throw Away

21 Genius Ways To Transform Household Junk You’d Normally Throw Away


    lighterside-staff-authorBy Lighter Side Staff  |  Read More

    There are so many ways to turn trash into treasure. All it takes is a little bit of ingenuity and effort. Below are some examples of how to take some of the most common household items, and repurpose them to make your life easier, and perhaps a little more fun.

    Keep getting sent junk magazines in the mail? Turn them into a seat and get longer-term use from them.

    Via Apartment Therapy

    Some people throw in the towel with climbing the ladders in life. It’s a lot more useful to just throw the towel onto a ladder.

    Via Funky Junk Interiors

    Tired of standing around? Here’s a way you can enjoy “tired seating” instead.

    Via Fun Cage

    Old chests can be used for far better things instead of keeping them in the attic.

    Via UpCycle That

    Use wine corks to make coasters for those messy party nights.

    Via Budget Dumpster

    Reverse the purpose of teapots to grow the very herbs you like to boil.

    Via Decorating Design

    Oh this? It’s just a fancy cheese grater jewelry holder.

    Via Curbly

    Help end childhood boredom with a play table made of used skateboards.

    Via IndiePopShop

    It’s not every day you get to see a ski table.

    Via backyardagora.com

    Turn your old chest into the ultimate stationary station.

    Via Martha Stewart

    Now you can look at old lightbulbs and see a rendition of “Happy Feet” instead.

    Via Clippings

    Turn a stool into a crafty craft supplies station.

    Via 2 Little Hooligans

    These vintage book shelves are perfect. Don’t like the book layout? They’re very easy to rearrange.

    Via Real Simple

    What about those crutches you hope to never use again?

    Via Handimania

    Here’s a used entertainment center for adults that became an entertainment center for children.

    Via The Berry

    Put those retired books to better use than letting them sit on a shelf.

    Via Gallery Hip

    No need to craigslist the crib once your toddler grows out of it. Turn it into a fun station.

    Via A Little Learning for Two

    Here’s a steampunk style vase made from old spare pipes.

    Via Crafthubs

    Upcycle a couple of old chairs into a comfortable bench for two.

    Via Oregon Cottage

    Old doors can be repurposed into sturdy bed frames.

    Via My Repurposed Life

    That old coffee table might be more useful as a decorative outdoor shelf.

    Via http://topfurniturewarehouse.com/