Recycling and repurposing old household materials into other useful items saves you a lot of money.
Thanks to Brightside, try these 17 genius recycled craft ideas to reuse your old items.
Use rubber bands to prevent clothes falling off hangers.
A very easy but helpful life hack. See detailed instructions here.
Create a hairpin holder.
Banish flyaways with a trusty bobby pin pack for your handbag. Just replace the label with some patterned tape and voila! Find out more here.
Organize your jeans with shower hooks.
Organize your jeans with inexpensive shower hooks for a quick way to grab them in the morning. Hang them by the belt loop to avoid creasing. Find out more here.
Turn an old glasses case into a sewing kit.
Turn your old glasses case into a compact sewing kit to fix any broken garment. Find out more here.
Easy dust collector
Never spill another drop of dust with this folded Post-it note. Fasten it to the wall with masking tape to make sure no dust hits the floor.
Convert an old T-shirt into a cushion.
Turn your other half’s old shirt into a trendy cushion for curling up with a good book. See here for detailed instructions.
Moisture-absorbing chalk to fight tarnishing
Wrap two bits of chalk in some cheesecloth, and add them to your silverware. This will slow any tarnishing!
A stylish earring holder
Carefully remove the glass from a picture frame, and thread wire from one side to the other. Add your dangly earrings for a shabby chic display. Find out more here.
Protect doorknobs with aluminum foil.
Tightly cover your doorknobs with aluminum foil to avoid any paint spills. This is the perfect solution to “oops!” moments.
Plastic bag wraps for gardening
Stop any gardening dirt or grime from ruining your favorite jeans with plastic bag wraps. Simply wrap your knees with plastic bags and voila!
To take out the SIM card or a memory card without a special tool, just unbend a paper clip and put it in the opening.