We all have many old and unused items lying around in our homes or garages waiting to be thrown away. I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but there’s a great feeling of liberation that comes after shedding old stuff. However, before you start cleaning your home, we want to show you 20 incredibly creative Do It Yourself projects that may change your mind. You’ll learn that a lot of useless items can be transformed into wonderful creations. You can turn an old glove into a cute chipmunk toy, toilet paper rolls into a beautiful floral wall art, plastic bottle into a broom and many more.
We’ve been working on this list for a long time, but I’m sure there are many more awesome DIY ideas that we’ve missed. So if you know one or have done a cool DIY project yourself, feel free to share it in the comments!
1. Pop Tabs Bag
2. DIY Windshield Rainbow
3. DIY Spoon Lamp
4. DIY Missioni Shoes
5. Turn a Glove into a Chipmunk
6. Dried Pineapple Flowers
7. Rosy Stationery
8. Maple Leaf Roses
9. Easter Eggs
10. Toilet Paper Roll Wall Art
11. Lace Lamp
12. Cherry Blossom Art from a Recycled Soda Bottle
13. Recycled Bottle Broom
14. Solar Bottle Bulb
15. Plastic Spoon Rose
16. Cutting Board Bird Feeder
17. DIY TetraBox Lamp
18. Lightbulb Bud Vase
19. DIY Planter & Candle Holder
20. DIY Clouds Night Light
Wrap some yarn or rope around a jar, paint it with your favorite color and peel the yarn away once it gets dry. You will get an amazing luminary for tea lights or candles.
With this original DIY decoration, you can always tell apart your keys easily.
Get this super useful cutting board drawer. Just drill a circular hole in the board and put a waste container underneath.
What can an empty lotion bottle be good for? Make a stylish cell phone charging holder out of it!
Create cool personalized mugs with a sharpie marker. Just write whatever you want on the cup and bake it for 30 minutes to make the inscription permanent.
Don’t want to spend money on expensive furniture? Make an awesome couch from wooden pallets.
Make original stone wall hooks by gluing the stones to screws.
Speaking of stones, you can also try to create this lovable pebble placemat. Just use a hot glue gun to glue beach pebbles to a piece of wood or cloth.
Cut open a glow stick, shake the content into a jar and add some glitters. Seal the top and shake it. You are left with a fantastic firefly jar lantern.
An empty wine barrel can serve as a baby cradle. Just make sure there is no wine left in it.
Clothes hanger doesn’t have to hang clothes only. By adding a few eyelet screws, it can be turned into a handy jewelry organizer…
…or even a shoe holder.
Don’t throw away old silverware. After a bit of welding, it can turn into original flower decoration.
Even something as seemingly unusable as an old window shutter can be made use of. Just put some postcards in it and you have a great a mail holder.
There is a plenty of DIY projects that utilize plastic bottles. One of our favorite is the bottled boat.
Wine lovers can use the bottle corks to create an original bulletin board by gluing the corks to a wooden frame.
Wrap cinnamon sticks around candles and get this stylish and nice-smelling decorative item.
To get amazing Easter egg designs, cut some tiny leaves, put them on raw eggs, stretch a piece of stocking over it and boil it in a pot with onion skin. The onion skin will dye the eggs, leaving perfectly white prints of the leaves on them.
If you wonder what this intricate decoration is made from, let us tell you these are just cut toilet paper rolls, glued together. Yes, as simple as that.
With this ingenious cutting board, your birdie will never be hungry again.
Obviously, ladders can be used for more than just helping you reach higher. Fitted with a few boards, they can also serve as a bookshelf.
With a few pegs and a bit of imagination, empty cans can be turned into these beautiful planters or candle holders.
Instead of throwing your old sweater away, make a bed for your pet from it. Just stuff it with some other old clothes and sew it together. Your cat will love it.
Love watching rainbow while driving but there has not been one for weeks? Make your own. Squeeze some colors on your windshield wipers and turn them on.
Those who don’t like to get rid of old tires can get inspired by this DIY project and create brilliant ottomans out of them.