What has been your best experience in "repurposing" an item that might normally

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  1. Mitch Alan profile image81
    Mitch Alanposted 5 years ago

    What has been your best experience in "repurposing" an item that might normally be thrown away?

    What have you taken, that would normally be thrown out, and made it into something else that was useful?

  2. duffsmom profile image60
    duffsmomposted 5 years ago

    When my daughter was a toddler, I took a down vest that I had "outgrown."  Stitched down the sides and trimmed it and I was astonished how nice it was for her to have. She wore it all the time and I was going to toss it since it didn't fit anymore.  Most often when I attempt that kind of thing it does not work or I end up making something that looks like I dragged it in from the north 40.

    1. Mitch Alan profile image81
      Mitch Alanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you... So, you re-in-vested?

  3. ESPeck1919 profile image92
    ESPeck1919posted 5 years ago

    Ripped up jeans may be in style, but too much tearing makes them unwearable. These recycling ideas are easy enough for anyone to do. read more

  4. peeples profile image93
    peeplesposted 5 years ago

    We repurpose almost anything we can. I'd say my best project so far has been my toddlers changing table. We got it then when she was around 6 months old we realized we never used it. So I took the two long side rails off and it is now my computer desk. It is perfect for me. Computer on top, printer/scanner on the second shelf and the bottom shelf mostly gets used for me to prop my feet on. We also reuse wipe containers, jars, egg cartons, and body scrubbers just to name a few.

    1. Mitch Alan profile image81
      Mitch Alanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks...egg cartons and body scrubber's? How so?

    2. peeples profile image93
      peeplesposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Egg cartons are our yearly seed starter pots and body scrubbers get turned into tire and rim scrubbers.

 
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