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15 Fun Upcycling Ideas for your Home

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By Diane Small

A bit of creativity and a will to recycle can add up to a very creative household indeed! We’ve scoured the net to find 15 fun upcycling ideas that will add a touch of humour and style to any home.

1. Old sweaters become cat beds

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2. Bikes are used in ways you never imagined: as a sink stand

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Image: benjamin-bullins.artistwebsites.com

3. Or as lighting fixtures

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Image:  Joe O’Connell + Blessing Hancock Public Art

4. Or as a clock

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5. Or even as chairs

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6. Bottles easily become pendant lights, like these

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7. Or these:

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Image: http://www.weylandts.co.za/

8. Old bathtubs become Breakfast at Tiffany’s style sofas:

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Image: Etsy

9. An old spaghetti strainer makes a rustic pendant lamp:

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10. A filing cabinet makes a very strong and practical based for a desktop.

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11. Drill a hole in old toys to make a roaringly good toothbrush holder!

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12. Use a glue gun and scrap fabric and wrapping paper to turn tins into stylish pots for your desk

 

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13. Cut old globes in half to create a rather educational pendant lamp

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14. Upcycle simple wicker baskets into ‘drawers’. Great for hallway storage!

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15. Create a ‘wall’ of coloured glass by drilling holes through the bottom of old bottles and running a length of rope through them.

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