12 Clever Trash To Treasure Crafts Because Upcycling’s The Way To Go
Of course, you’ve heard the phrase, “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” and with these repurposed DIYs, those words couldn’t be more true.
From being able to upcycle things as big as entertainment centers to something as small as a wine bottle, you’re sure to be impressed by the many ways you can give old pieces a new purpose.
So, if you’re looking to turn that trash into treasure, give any of these 12 tutorials a try.
1. Headboard To Quilt Rack
An old headboard can be made into a quirky vintage quilt rack. It’s so adorable that it’s pretty hard to resist. Follow this tutorial.
2. Vacuum Hose To Pinecone Wreath
DIYing your own wreath can give your holidays a handmade touch. Got an old vacuum hose lying around? Well, then, you’re on your way to having one incredible wreath. Follow this tutorial.
3. Reclaimed Board To Bathtub Tray
An old piece of wood can make for a great bathtub tray for holding books, candles, wine or whatever you need to pamper yourself a little. Follow this tutorial.
4. Entertainment Center To Play Kitchen
Your kids are going to love to play in this upcycled kitchen. Who knew an entertainment center could do so much more than just house your TV. Follow this tutorial.
5. Glass Light Cover To Vase
A glass light cover can be painted and turned into a really cool vase. Follow this tutorial.
6. TV Stand To Dog Bed
Give your dog a great place to lay down by taking an old TV stand and turning it into the perfect palace for pets to relax. Follow this tutorial.
7. Candle Holder To Bathroom Jar
Once you burn a candle, don’t get rid of that glass jar because it can easily be turned into a beautiful way to display things in your bathroom. Follow this tutorial.
8. Tin Can To Clock
Turning a tin can into a clock will add some interest to your desk. It’s so simple, how could you not try it out? Follow this tutorial.
9. Aluminum Cake Pan Tiered Stand
Cake pans can take on a whole new role in the kitchen in this tiered stand. Follow the tutorial.
10. Crib Mattress Wire Frame To Bulletin Board
Using a wire crib mattress to display photos, memos and more is pretty much the most genius idea I’ve ever heard of. Follow this tutorial.
11. Suitcases To Side Table
Stacking vintage suitcases can give you a side table with tons of storage and character. Follow this tutorial.
12. Wine Bottle To Lamp
If you’re a vino, consider doing something useful with those glass bottles. It’s great to recycle and all, but you could also, I don’t know, make a lamp out of them, too. Follow this tutorial.
If you love vintage, DIY and repurposing, then these are the projects for you. What are you waiting for, go on and get started. You’ve got some upcycling to do!
[h/t: Good Housekeeping]