An old tool box can function in some many ways. You can use it to store things in the kitchen, or make it a caddy for cutlery or garden tools. Here are some ways to upcycle old tool boxes.

Add S Hooks and Make a Rack for Storing The Tea Cups and Coffee Mugs

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Create a Shelf for The Bathroom That Has a Towel Rod

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Use It to Display a Collection of Items Over The Coffee Table

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With Some Amendments You Can Make a Charging Station Out of a Retired Toolbox

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Paint The Toolbox White and Make a Farmhouse Style Cutlery Caddy

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Create a Jewelry Organizer

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Store All Your Small Gardening Tools and Gloves

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Turn The Toolbox into a Chalkboard Flower Box

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Use It as a Pot Rack by Fixing Hooks

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Use The Toolbox to Create a Portable Book Storage

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What to do With Old Chairs?

Do you have some old chairs that you are in plans of getting rid of? If you haven’t done already then it’s the time to change your mind. With so many wonderful ways to repurpose old chairs, you are highly unlikely to want to throw the chairs away. There is always some need of storage, and always some necessity of extra seating. In such cases, recycled chairs can be quite useful without costing you much.

Divide The Chair into Two Parts to Make a Shelf and a Console Table

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Convert The Chair into a Mounted Fence Succulent Planter

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Paint The Underside of a Folding Chair with Chalkboard Paint

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Attach a Drawer to The Chair and Turn It into a Nightstand

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Chop Off The Backrest, and Transform The Chair Into a Stool

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USe The Backrest of the Chair to Make a Coat Rack by Fixing Hooks

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Create a Bench with Two Chairs in Any Form You Like

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Drill Circles in Chairs to Put Dog Food and Water Bowls

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Create a Drink Stand from a Vintage Chair

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Attach Hooks and Knobs to The Backrest of the Chair to Create a Jewelry Stand

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What To Do With Old Crayons

A home with kids is must to have old crayons or perhaps you impulsively bought a pack of them that you never actually used. So, give them a chance to become a part of your home once again with these ideas.

Melt The Crayons Into Glass Tumblers with Candle Wicks to Create Candles

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Dye Marbled Easter Eggs by Painting Over Boiled Eggs with Crayons

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Create a Rainbow Melted Crayon Wall Art Using a Hair Dryer

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Use a Tea Light and Broken Crayons to Make This Stunning Melted Crayon Dot Wall Art

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Make a Spring Themed Pumpkin by Melting Crayons Over a White Craft Store Pumpkin

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Create Faux Stained Glass Sun Catchers with Wax Paper and Crayon Shavings

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Recycle The Broken Bits and Turn Them Into Marble Crayons with Fun Shapes That Your Kids Will Adore Coloring With

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Put Broken Crayons Between a Ramekin Bowl and a Soup Bowl That You Will Microwave and Seal with Mod Podge to Create Fun Marble Coasters

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Create Mini Butterfly Art Canvases with Melted Crayons and Butterfly Stickers

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Make Playdough At Home Using Crayons, Vegetable Oil, Flour, Salt, Cream of Tartar, and Water

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What to Do With Old Bottle Caps?

If you have lots of metal or plastic bottle caps that you have collected thinking that you will make some craft but looking for an idea look no further. We have gathered some super fun ideas that you will like for sure.

Bottle Ladybug Cap Magnets

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You will need some acrylic paints in red(or any other color), black, and white color. Paint the bottle caps and then add a small magnet disc to each using a strong glue.

A Wind Chime

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If you want to make something in its raw form then you can use a metal punching tool and jump rings to attach strings of bottle caps to a colander and make a wind chime.

A Jewelry Organizer

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A Mirror Border

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Paint bottle caps with shiny acrylic paints and then glue them to a mirror border to embellish it.

A Wall Clock

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You can create a wall clock with bottle caps, a wood disc, and a clock kit.

recycled sweater

Do you have some good old sweaters that have gone out of fashion and you are thinking of purging them? If yes then change your mind. Here are some super creative ideas to recycle old sweaters.

Planter Covers

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Your planters can also dress for the cold with a sweater planter cover. They will look cute and just perfect according to the weather.

Sweater Pumpkins

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Have you got an orange sweater? If yes then transform it into a cute pumpkin that you can use to decorate your living room.

A Purse

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The sweater weather is here and if knitted bags always grab your attention, then make one yourself from a thrift shop sweater.

A Pillow Cover

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You can make an easy-peasy no-sew throw pillow cover with an old sweater by following the method shown.

A Beanie Hat

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The part near the hemline of a sweater can make a perfect beanie hat that you can rock all through the winter season.

A Now-Sew Dog Sweater

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Pets also need warmth in cold weather when they go outside for walks. So, make your furry friend a sweater by recycling your own sweater.

Sweater Bangle Bracelets

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You can transform an old printed or textured sweater into fun bangle bracelets like these.

boat oar recycle

Have you got one or more boat oars lying around from some old boat in your garage or dock? If yes, you can use them to decorate your home in different ways. Here are some fun ways to recycle old boat oars.

A Towel Rack

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You can use a single boat oar to make an indoor bathroom or an outdoor towel rack by the poolside. To add some fun to the outdoor towel rack, you can hang the boat oar with ropes.

An Outdoor Lantern Post

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If you love the feel of candles as the evening rolls in, you can hang them in your garden or patio with a boat oar lantern post. Just fix the boat oar in the ground or in a mud filled planter. Then fix a hook for hanging a lantern on the oar. You can also go flame-less by hanging a solar lamp.

Coastal Wall Art

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Wooden oars when painted and hung on walls make a stunning coastal themed wall art. Embellish them further with twine details.

A Bed Headboard

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A Nautical Curtain Rod

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If you are designing a nautical themed room for your kids, you can consider hanging a vintage canoe paddle instead of a curtain rod.

A Picture Hanger

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An Entryway Coat Rack

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A Canoe Oar Floor Lamp

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A Balustrade

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If your staircase needs a new balustrade, you can incorporate boat oars into it for a nautical inspired decor feature.

A Room Divider

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You can make a fabulous room divider by fastening together boat oars into a suspended wooden screen.

A Cutting Board Table with Storage

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Cori Amelsberg at Pinterest has created a wonderful cutting board table from an old change table that also offers some storage for food cans and jars.

A Lemonade Stand

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Summer is here and who doesn’t love to have a glass of fresh lemonade to beat the heat? Michelle van der Linden at Pinterest too has shared a wonderful lemonade stand idea that is made from a recycled change table.

A Summer Station

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An Ice Cream Parlor

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Holly at Sister’s Suitcase Blog has shared a wonderful idea to keep the little ones busy indoor while there is too much heat for your kids to go outside. She has transformed an old change table into an ice cream parlor for her little girl. She has lined the table with fabrics in cute prints and also has created an awning. To fill the inside of the ice cream stand she has made most of the stuff from felt. Simply adorable, isn’t it?

A Small Work Table

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If you often need a table for doing mini tasks on your laptop then it is always a great idea to set up a small space dedicated for work. Weiya at Enjoyer of Grace came up with a wonderful idea of converting an IKEA change table into a mini workstation. Two thumbs up Weiya!

A Storage Shelf

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A Bar Cart

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A Craft Supply Storage

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Tamra Shurgin aka The Frugal Mom had a change table of her baby girl who had outgrown the table so she used the same for storing the craft supplies of her kiddos.

Potting Benches

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Little Bit of Paint Blog and The 2 Seasons Blog have transformed two old and ugly change tables into two wonderful and awesome potting benches.

A Console Table

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Bre at Average Inspired painted a change table in a wonderful shade of gray. Then she lined the shelves with a classy print of fabric and now you can see how a change table has gone from drab to fab. This can be a great addition to your entryway or living room as it can display a few trinkets and provides storage too.

A Coat Rack

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Giustina at Domestically Blissful found an old coat rack shelf and she gave it a lovely makeover with white paint and covered the pegs with glass insulators. This coat rack would be a perfect vintage addition to any home.

A Wind Chime

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Jennifer Hempfling at Pinterest has shared an outdoor creation where a wind chime is crafted using glass insulators.

A Train Electric Pole

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Blayr Barnard at Pinterest has shared a wonderful idea for a little boy’s room. With the use of barn wood and glass insulators this cute train electric pole is created to decorate the wall.

Hanging Outdoor Lanterns

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Awesome Succulent Planters

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Candle Holders

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Beth at Unskinny Boppy has created a wonderful holiday decor and one highlight of this decor is the filling of fireplace with candles that are having glass insulators as their holders.

A Tealight Holder Wall Art

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Etsy Shop Green Stamp Baby has created a distressed wood tealight holder by using a metal scroll attached to a wood slab and filled with vintage glass insulators .

Glass Insulator Bird Feeders

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Laurie at Vin’yet etc has come up with a clever idea. She has combined glass insulator with twine to create this awesome bird feeder for her garden.

Outdoor Post Caps

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A Bathroom Storage

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Shannon of A Southern Belle with Northern Roots has used a vintage glass insulator to store ear buds in her bathroom. That sounds cool, isn’t it?

A Garden Art

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The Garden Glove has shared a photo of garden art where glass insulators are perched over copper pipes to mimic blooms.

A Wonderful Centerpiece

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Jenny at Refresh Living combined a piece of weathered dock wood with vintage glass insulators and the result is a lovely centerpiece that you can fill with fresh flowers from your garden.

Birdbath Fillers

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Sue Langley at Sierra Foothill Garden has shared a picture of a birdbath that has got its beauty increased by many folds by placing blue vintage glass insulators in the center. The insulators look absolutely beautiful surrounded by water.

A Window Display

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Jaime Costiglio at That’s My Letter has created a wonderful display by framing a quilt inside a window frame. If you want to introduce a punch of color to your home, then this idea is worth giving a try to.

Cute Quilt Hearts

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Pom Pom Trim Placemats

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Renee of Sewn with Grace cut circles out of old quilts and then she sewed a pom pom trim along the edges and these lovely placemats came into existence.

A Bunting Banner

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Etsy Shop Sugar And Spice has created a bunting garland by cutting triangles of an old quilt combined with rick rack trim.

An Adorable Teddy Bear

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Butterfly Basket Fillers

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Elle Lilly at Etsy has created these super cute butterflies with old quilts and vintage wooden clothespins that you can use as a decor in your home.

Flower Pincushions

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Marsha Lawson at Pinterest has a great idea for those who regularly sew. If you are in need of some pincushions then you can recycle an old quilt and create pincushions like these floral ones from the quilt in no time.

A Room Divider

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Mitten Gift Tags

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Rescued Fabrics via Etsy has created these cute as button gift tags by pasting tiny mittens cut from quilts on card stock tags. This is a great idea for making your gift a bit extra special.

Lovely Quilt Bookmarks

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Itty Bitty Cottage has created these lovely bookmarks from pieces of old quilts, buttons and ribbons. Any book lover would simply love to have something like this.

A Toy Basket

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A Quilt Headboard

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If settling for ordinary is a no for you then this headboard idea by All People Quilt is surely going to be loved by you. Instead of going for an ordinary headboard why not make one with an old quilt? Interesting right?

Chair Cushions

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All People Quilt has shared another wonderful old quilt project. If some chairs in your home are in need of a cushion then you can go for creating a set of cushions with an old quilt.

A Wrapping Station

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Sarah at Sadie Seasongoods painted an old and broken bar stool in a fresh coat of turquoise paint and then inverted it. She added fabric pockets to it and wheels at its base to make it easily movable. Now that old bar stool serves as a gift wrapping station. Two thumbs up Sarah!

Bar Stool Nightstands

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Christie at Two Broke Views when moved to a new house found two abandoned bar stools left by the previous owner of the house. An idea came to her mind. She painted them white and added twine to become the shelves in them. Then she placed the stools at the sides of her bed and now they serve as nightstands.

A Bar Stool Desk

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Whitney at Shanty 2 Chic painted two old bar stools in a fresh berry pink color and then added wooden plank shelves to them. After that she topped them with a slab of wood and now they have become a wonderful table that her kids can use for doing their work and activities.

A Bathroom Storage

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A Drink Stand

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Courtney at A Diamond in the Stuff combined an old bar stool with a re-purposed galvanized bucket and a drink stand came into existence.

A Decoupaged Table

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A Recycled Fabric Covered Stool

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A Horse Bar Stool

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Artsy Emmy the Crafter has given an old bar stool a very unique and interesting makeover. By painting the stool and combining it with accents like faux hair, wood horse head and a tail she has given the stool a look of a grazing horse.

A Cute Birdhouse

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A Herb Garden

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Forms of Letters Blog has shared a way to make your very own little herb garden with a bar stool. They drilled holes in the top of the stool for putting mini planters of herbs in it and then also hung a bit bigger herb pots using metal wire. This herb garden is great for small homes and apartments where a proper garden space isn’t available.