The number of household items which you can reuse in your home is literally limitless. You may think of some household items which, after using once or twice, you think that it’s time for them to be thrown away. But this isn’t usually the case. Many people don’t realize that almost all of the household items and products that they use on a daily basis can actually be reused elsewhere.
Another added bonus to this is that you can even use these items to make some super-affordable DIY projects. If you grew up with the mindset that almost everything you use can be used and reused for something else, then you were raised well. Things like décor and other organizing stuff can help you a great deal especially when it comes to making your overall housework and chores easier. This article should prompt you to check your trash and always be on the lookout for any of these hidden DIY treasures.
1. Wine Corks
A wine cork can do a battalion of other things aside from opening wine corks. Some of these things include making your own wine cork décor. It would also be lots of fun looking for and collecting all of them.
K-cups also have a variety of DIY uses. These little seed starters should also not fall short of your list of reusable.
It means bottles all round; from spirits to wine, to water bottles and any other types of bottles. You can always use leftover bottles to store liquids which you intend to reuse. You can even paint the bottles or wrap them in twine. You can even choose to make the bottles into candle holders. The list of the bottles seem endless.
4. Baking sheets
If you have some pretty old baking sheet that you don’t know what to do with, you can simply turn them into decorative trays or even a magnetic board for makeup.
Be it a bleach pen or a jug of bleach, you can use any extra bleach to make awesome DIY T-shirts, whether wood with it to bring that bleach, driftwood look or even update old jeans.
6. Egg cartons
These cartons can also serve you long after you have consumed all of their contents. For one, you can use them to make egg carton flowers or even a beautiful seedling bed.
7. Ice trays
So, you have ice trays which look to be pretty much useless as you rarely to never use them anymore. You can decide to use them to make some cool crafts like crayon blocks for your kids or even DIY bath Fizzies.
8. CDs and DVDs
CDs and DVDs are slowly being forced out of the surface of the earth. Thanks to the rapid advancements in technology and the internet. And you may find that you have a bunch of some old CDs and DVDs that you literally have nothing that you can do with, if not think of throwing them away. Well, don’t do that just yet. Did you know that you can turn your CDs and DVDs into covered coasters? Or maybe even a decorative mirror frame.