23 Genius Ways To Repurpose Junk You’re About To Throw Away. #12...

23 Genius Ways To Repurpose Junk You’re About To Throw Away. #12 Is Brilliant

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    lighterside-staff-authorBy Lighter Side Staff  |  Read More

    Upcycling is the act of turning a product into something more useful, or better for the environment. It’s also a handy category of “life hacking” for your home. Ever wonder what to do with those random items you have laying around, or are accumulating, that normally just end up in a landfill? Here are some nifty ideas for turning your trash into treasure, your garbage into gratitude, your junk into jewels… I should stop there.

    1. Ladders. They aren’t just for stories of elevation any more.

    Via Pinterest

    2. Turn those old chairs into combination shelves and hangers.

    Via YiCongLu

    3. Some glass from the past for spectacular lighting.

    Via Etsy

    4. You can use a plastic bottle and glue on some plastic spoon heads to create something that looks like a lit up prehistoric egg.

    Via Boredpanda

    5. Create a bookshelf with musical flare.

    Via TGM Design

    6. Turn those random tools into wall hooks.

    Via Etsy

    7. Those cardboard paper towel rolls make snazzy cable organizers.

    Via Instructables

    8. If that bike is beyond your desire to ride again, you can immortalize it as a sink.

    Via The Benjamin Collection

    9. Make your fence into something a leprechaun would be proud of.

    Via Imgur

    10. Turn your PC case into a mailbox. Make sure this is legal in your country, first.

    Via Erenovable

    11. Use hanging dividers to create a temporary room. The more colorful, the better.

    Via Apartment Therapy

    12. Even a broken piano can make music in other ways.

    Via Upcycle That

    13. Leftover light bulbs can be fashioned into oil lamps to continue their legacy.

    Via Brit+Co

    14. Create a clock out of your former steed. No, not a horse.

    Via Orion Services

    15. Sometimes the proper lighting is instrumental for the mood.

    Via Noise Made Me Do It

    16. How about a clean looking couch made from a bathtub?

    Via Pinterest

    17. A chair for brief sitting sessions.

    Via Humor Sharing

    18. Turning your TV into an aquarium is upcycling for health of mind. Learn how to do it here.

    Via Wikihow

    19. Put some thought into your light shades with used hats.

    Via Graham and Green

    20. Just can’t let your ol’trusty tennis racket go? Well now you can make it a constant reminder of the person that it served so loyally.

    Via Apartment Therapy

    21. Take cable reel tables to a whole new level, or three.

    Via Recycle Art

    22. Use old wood pallets to create rustic beds.

    Via Dump a Day

    23. Or go all out and make a car-bed. Granted, a collector may have a heart attack when they see what happened to an old classic like this.

    Via Recycle Art

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