7 Upcycling Ideas for Old Things

Blossom Lady
Apr 01, 2021 03:45 AM
7 Upcycling Ideas for Old Things

Another collection of creative upcycling ideas is here for you! Discover how to turn adult socks into toddler leggings, how to create a sewing kit from an eyeglass case, learn an easy way to repurpose telephone handsets as bookends and how to give a new life to your mascara. Sew a cable knit sweater to make a pillow, and repurpose a paper towel rack to store bracelets. Enjoy!

Turn adult socks into toddler leggings

7 Upcycling Ideas for Old Things
Adult socks can find a new use as toddler leggings. Don’t let a little sewing scare you. It doesn’t require advanced sewing chops and the process is a lot faster than it looks.
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Create a sewing kit from an eyeglass case

7 Upcycling Ideas for Old Things
Turn your old eyeglass case into a practical sewing repair kit. You may put a new cover on the case and add a pincushion that fits inside. Create multiple kits and store them around the house, in your car, or even in your purse for those fashion emergencies.
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Repurpose telephone handsets as bookends

7 Upcycling Ideas for Old Things
Many folks have ditched their landline for a cell phone. If you’re one of them you might have an unused telephone or two lying around. You may use them to make adorable bookends. This project doesn’t take a lot of materials or effort, and you’ll love the way old books and old technology can live together in harmony on your shelf.
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Use mascara brushes for cleaning

7 Upcycling Ideas for Old Things
When you finish a tube of mascara, it’s easier than you think to find a second use for the small brush. After a thorough cleaning, the brush has many uses. A mascara brush is small enough to get into the tiniest nooks and crannies of intricate jewelry and any other hard-to-reach spots.
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Sew a cable knit sweater to make a pillow

7 Upcycling Ideas for Old Things
When you have sweaters that you can’t bear to let go of, you may turn a sweater into a pillow. Upcycle a couple of cable knit cardigans, and you’ll look at old sweaters in a new light!
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Repurpose a paper towel rack to store bracelets

7 Upcycling Ideas for Old Things
Stowing bracelets away in a drawer is messy, and it’s likely that those at the bottom will get far less use than those within eyesight. Repurpose a paper towel stand to display bangles and bracelets. The entire collection will be visible at a glance, and you’ll wonder how you ever got along before.
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Upcycle an old bread box into a charging station

7 Upcycling Ideas for Old Things
When there is no longer a use for a breadbox in your kitchen, transform it into a charging station for all of your personal devices! Use it in your kitchen or on your nightstand for a clever way to conceal those unsightly phone charger cables.
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Dotty-Kay
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Apr 01, 2021 07:32 PM

I use a paper  towel rack to store my hair scrunchies.