With a little creativity, you can save money, time and resources by repurposing what you already have instead of buying new. Check out these resources to learn fun ways to spruce up everything from furniture to clothing, as well as how to make your own crafty gifts, housewares and accessories.
Do it yourself
Find 50 creative ways to repurpose, reuse and upcycle old things.
Give those old jeans, games and other household goods a new function, or make them art.
Be inspired by these hair-woven sunglasses and duct-tape flowers!
Get a little help from the pros
A little research goes a long way. Find 1000 ideas for creative reuse here!
RealSimple magazine gives us 700+ New Uses for Old Things.
Donate your goodies to SCRAP for creative reuse.
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