22 Extraordinary Ways To Upcycle Things You Would Normally Throw Away

22 Extraordinary Ways To Upcycle Things You Would Normally Throw Away

You have a lot of things around your house. Now that it’s that spring cleaning time, you might be considering throwing all those things away!

Don’t do it quite yet! We have a great list of clever ways to use all of those things instead. Create art, planters, decor, and those little things everyone needs around the house with things you already have!

Each item is unique, and can be used and altered to your needs. Whether you’re desperate for a centerpiece, or the shirt you love is just a little too small, we have something for you here!


Hide-A-Key Pill Bottle

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Putting the key under the mat doesn’t work as well as it used to. Get creative with your old pill bottles, and hide them in the ground with your keys for an unbeatable hiding spot!

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Cat Hotel

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Say goodbye to that old entertainment center! Make the greatest cat hotel by upcycling your old entertainment center.

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Humming Bird Glass Bottle Feeder

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Got a few wine bottles sitting around? If you love humming birds as much as us, you’ll be excited to see them swarming around your new creation!

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DIY Cat Tent

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What can you do with an old T-Shirt, cardboard, and wire hangers? Make the greatest cat tent ever.

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Bandana Bowl Covers

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We’re not sure how it happens, but somehow we end up with a ton of bandanas. Instead of throwing them away, make the best summer bowl covers for your next BBQ!

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CD Bird Bath

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This DIY project made from an old broken bird bath is simply breathtaking! The CD pieces look so majestic, and they change colors in the light.

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CD Coasters

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The work of a bird bath not really your thing? Try out these cute coasters instead.

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Cat Litter Bucket For The Nursery

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We’re blow away by how easy and cute this project is! It’s incredibly cheap, and super cute!

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Milk Jug Flower lights

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These dainty and stunning strung flowers are not what you expect. These lights are made of milk jugs!

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Picture Frame Tray

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Don’t have use for that old picture frame anymore? No problem! Turn it into a super cute summer tray!

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Kitty Planters

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Make these super adorable planters out of plastic bottles! They look pretty expensive too.

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Milk Jug Watering Can

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Need a new watering can? No problem! Use a milk jug with holes in the lid. This also makes it easier to mix in fertilizer!

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Concrete Flower Pots

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This is a great way to get rid of your own towels and cloths. These flower pots look so unique and make great outside decorations.

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DIY Toilet Paper Roll Christmas Count Down

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This quick and easy project makes a fun countdown to Christmas with the kids! It’s made out of toilet paper rolls, and looks absolutely darling.

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Upcycled Tennis Ball Helper

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Use an old tennis ball, rivets, and a suction cup for the cutest house helper around! He can hold anything from mail, to keys, to pens!

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Magazine Flowers

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Break out the old magazines, it’s decorating time! These bouquets are so¬†feminine and precious, and would look great in the home or as a centerpiece.

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Leaf Bowl

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You only need three items to make this fantastic bowl. This is a great addition to the home anytime of the year!

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Cookie Sheet Command Center

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Wait! Don’t throw out that cookie sheet yet! Paint it, and turn it into a great magnet board for the house!

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Bathroom Rug

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What better rug for a bathroom, then a rug made out of old towels? They make the perfect bath mats!

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T-Shirt Teddy

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This is a great way to use old clothes and turn them into adorable friends. Great for the nursery too!

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Wine Bottle Bird Feeder

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This is such a thrifty and great idea. It looks super cute, and you don’t have to change the bird feed very often at all!

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Pallet Bath Table

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Sit back, relax, and let the pallet do all the work. This cheap and easy bath table will keep you happy and relaxed by holding your candles and books.

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