50 Creative Ways to Repurpose, Reuse and Upcycle Old Things If you’re like me, you probably have a lot of old stuff just lying around your house. It’s not doing anything but taking up space, but you’re either too busy (or lazy), sentimental or just have more important things to deal with. Well if you’re looking for a little inspiration or a new DIY project, here are 50 creative ways to repurpose, reues and upcycle old things. There’s a pretty broad range in this list but hopefully a handful jump out and spark an idea for you and your home! 17 Web Toys for Your Procrastination Pleasure Sometimes you need to take a break from work and just veg out by doing something mindless and pleasant. TV or a game of solitaire is good for that, but both require a set time commitment. There are hundreds of alternatives on the internet in the form of web toys. These are sites that offer strange visuals, often interactive visuals, that require no real mental effort but might bring a smile to your face for a while. 1. Spider
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Great Ideas for Upcycling Those Old Jeans — A Cultivated Nest In my post 21 Frugal Tips To Try This Year I mentioned that one thing I wanted to work on was the idea of repair/reuse/repurpose. With that in mind, I researched some ways that I could upcycle/repurpose my daughter’s holey jeans (which are beyond donating them to Goodwill). You could make cute little pencil pouches like these from Papemelroti via etsy seller GPyoga