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22 Ways to Repurpose and Reuse Broken Household Items

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22 Ways to Repurpose and Reuse Broken Household Items

22 Ways to Repurpose and Reuse Broken Household Items

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There are many different projects that you can do with those broken items you just don’t know what to do with. Below is a list of 22 different projects that can rescue your household items from the trash.

1. Turn A Broken Picture Frame Into An Earring Holder

This is an amazing way to keep your earrings organized.
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2. Turn Baby Lotion Bottles Into Cell Phone Charging Stations

Baby lotion bottles tend to end up in the trash when they are empty, did you know you can create a really handy cell phone charging station that keeps your cords from being on the floor!

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3. Make Light Fixtures from Old Wire Baskets

Old wire baskets can be turned into really attractive light fixtures that the entire family will enjoy looking at.

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4. Create New Summer Flip-Flops from Old Ones

With just a bit of fabric, you can make these adorable braided flip-flops that are perfect for summer.

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5. Use Broken Pots As Garden Markers

Make gorgeous garden markers with your old terra cotta pots.

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6. Make Tea Lights from Bottle Caps

Make these adorable tealight candles with your used bottle caps, this is the cleverest repurpose hack of the century!

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7. Use Broken Plates for Ground Cover

For a colorful touch in your yard, try this beautiful broken plate ground cover.

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8. Turn Broken Ceramics Into Designer Planters

You can use broken plates, saucers, teacups to create beautiful designer planters.

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9. Make Lights from Broken Globes

Has your globe come apart? Don’t glue it back together, instead use it to create these really unique lights instead.

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10. Turn Broken Jewelry Into New Pieces

Take your broken jewelry pieces and put them together to create a stunning bangle and cuff bracelets.

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11. Create Magnets from Broken Jewelry

Take old broken earrings, necklaces and bracelets or broaches and create beautiful magnets from them.

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12. Turn Broken Chairs Into Lawn Swings

A Chair that has lost its legs is perfect for a brand new lawn swing.
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13. Turn A Broken Bicycle Into a Pot and Pan Rack

Bicycle wheels are the perfect size for hanging pots and pans and because they are round, you can create a turntable type rack from them so your pots and pans will always be easy to access.

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14. Turn A Broken Dresser Into Shelving

This is great if you have a dresser that you are turning into something else and you don’t really need all of the drawers.

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15. Turn A Broken Washing Machine Drum Into A Coffee Table

For the industrial look or you just want a coffee table that is fun and unique, take the drum out of your broken washing machine and make it into a table.

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16. Turn A Broken Suitcase Into A Table

A broken suitcase (the heavy vintage ones) will make a great table.

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17. Turn That Broken Bathtub Into A Couch

Turn a broken bathtub into a Couch, who knew you can make such a comfy and stylish couch out of a broken bathtub!

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18. Turn A Broken Computer Monitor Into An Aquarium

Your old computer monitor can make a wonderful fish tank, and a reminder of the good old days!

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19. Use Broken Stemware To Give Plants Elegance

A little candle light in your plants will create the perfect back yard ambiance.

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20. Make A Kitchen Utensil Holder From A Broken Rake

A broken rake will organize your kitchen in no time.

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21. Use Chipped Teacups As Curtain Tiebacks

The most elegant curtain tieback for your home.

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22. Make Mirrors From Broken Rackets

Don’t trash your tennis rackets when you can make these very stylish hanging mirrors.

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