For a doer or a diy enthusiast in general, repurposing old items is probably the most rewardful creative act. From time to time we stop and focus on an old suitcases that became now a side table and we feel complete, we feel proud that this item has a new beginning, the memory of the item will remain in our story in a different shape. It`s a very odd feeling, an extremely fulfilling feeling. Further on we have curated more than 54 ideas on how to creatively recycle old items that you can find around the house or salvage from friends. We are almost certain that from the entire list, at least one project will appeal to your inventory project.
You can start with simple small projects that can have a light bulb or a selection of door knobs as the main element. Make a test and see how it goes. You might slowly populate your home with such repurposed items. Make sure that you have more items for the project than you need to purchase or at least the main expensive elements. If the DIY project end up being more expensive than certain new ones and its not really efficient you might judge repurposing old items wrong just after the first project.
Keep in mind that by using wooden crates, old cardboard boxes or wooden pallets you can create highly graphic storage ideas that can greatly enhance the ergonomics of your home. We all know that storage solutions are extremely expensive today. Be creative and materialize something of your own.
You can repurpose old items for your pets, old tables transformed into dinner sets for your dog or cat or small bird boxes can be extraordinary rewardful and beautiful. If you enjoy their songs in the morning or their bark at the moon reward them with a new shelter or dinner set.
What do you think about these ideas? Would you start a recycling project right now? We would love to hear your opinion in the comment section below.