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DIY Projects for Junk Around Your Home

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Do you have items lying around your house or stuffed into drawers that you can’t do much with but that you don’t want to throw out? Do you like saving money while reducing wastefulness at the same time? Finding creative ways to use junk items in your home is a great way to satisfy those needs! Your junk drawers, recycling bins, and even the spare change beneath your couch cushions have the potential to become beautiful DIY projects. Check out the ideas below for some projects to try. After all, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure!

Make ornaments with CDs you no longer use

Make a moodlight lamp from rolled magazine pages

Create a beautiful vase with your extra pennies

Create paper baskets for baked goods with extra paper plates

Turn spare shoelaces into woven bracelets

Use photo negatives to make a memory-filled lamp shade


Turn an old tennis ball into an adorable holder


Make a clever spare key hiding spot with a leftover medicine bottle


Create a bracelet out of soda can tabs


Use junk mail to make fun paper garlands


Make a candle inside an empty Altoids tin (instructions here)


Line drawers with unwanted or used gift wrap


Create keychains with wine corks


Glue old cassette tapes together to make a pencil holder


Find creative ways to use old toys as bookends


Cut holes in a show boxes to hide and organize cords!

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Featured photo credit: Cassette Desk Caddy or Retro Vase/Red Zebra Designs via redzebradesigns.com.au

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