Breaking things is never fun and often means throwing out something before its time. You may have loads of broken tea cups, picture frames, furniture or other common household items that you think belong in the trash. On the contrary, there are many different projects that you can do with those broken items and create stunning décor for indoors and out, all from things that you may consider to be trash.
Here are some tips to reuse broken things :
- Ripped nylon stockings can be used as garden ties, gentle scrubbing cloth and more.
- Broken glass can be used to make mosaic patterns on frames ans artwork.
- Chipped tea cups can be tuned into candle holders or a pin cushion holder.
- The waterproof material of a broken umbrella can be used for many things like backpack cover for rainy days, tote bag and small dog raincoat.
- Broken pencils graphite can be used to unstick your stuck zipper.
- Scratched CDs can be used a closet dividers if you make the centre hole bigger.
- Broken belt with loops fallen off? Use as material to make a bracelet or a camera neck strap.
- Gut out the pages worn out, ripped or stained book to make a book safe or an e-book reader case.
- Save the knobs of beat up dresser as hanging hooks.
- Take off the legs of a broken chair and use the seat of the chair as a wall shelf or the back of the chair as a towel rack in the bathroom.