#1 Had this t-shirt with a small velvet heart which I ruined during laundry.. so I cross stitched a new one, which isn’t perfect but still better though.
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#2 Stop burning your ex’s clothes and make cute dresses from them.
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#3 I took old traveling brochures with beautiful pictures and wrapped up gifts with them.
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#4 My Hand Painted Christmas Ornaments using Salvaged Burnt Out Light Bulbs- Enjoy!
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#5 My wife said that she wants a new kitchen lamp. I found a kettle in our old things, removed its bottom, and painted it.
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#6 Old receipts -> stacks of grocery lists.
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#7 Recycle the retail clasp hangers you get and reuse them as chip clips!
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#8 This carpet is made of 1 11 leggings, 9 tank tops, 1 top, and (part of) 1 skirt.
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#9 I use old tea boxes as drawer organizers and the lids as bookmarks.
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#10 I turned my broken umbrella into a waterproof shopping bag.
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#11 Instead of piling your dog hair after a good brushing in the trash, put it in a bird feeder! The birds will use it for their nests.
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#12 Sweatpants I made from 2 recycled sweaters.
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#13 Decided to go zero waste on the Christmas wreath this year. Nothing purchased, all foraged from the garden/woods, ribbon box and spice cabinet. I am so happy with it I don’t think I’ll ever buy a wreath again.
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#14 A coconut repurposed as a salt container that has been in my family for over 20 years.
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#15 The wicks of these candles burned out, but there was still a lot of wax left up the sides of the containers. Melted the wax, added new wicks, and voila! 2 new candles each about half the size of the originals.
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#16 I turned the Christmas cards I received last year into this year’s gift tags.
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#17 I started making a basket out of all of the plastic bags I’ve been hoarding.
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#18 That’s what he meant when my husband asked me to get rid of some of the scraps lying around, didn’t he? – Quick book bag made yesterday evening. No pattern, just put together my scraps.
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#19 I turned a sweater that was made in 1996 into a onesie for my kid.
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