If you’re the type of person who hates to throw anything away, then turn your unwanted items into something new and useful. Here are some fun and creative upcycling ideas that will turn your trash into treasures.
1. Wall Pocket Organizers
Upcycle your empty plastic lotion bottles into these wall pocket organizers!
Tutorial via Homey oh My
2. Coffee Bag Planter Pots
Turn foil coffee bags into DIY planters for inside and outside.
Tutorial via We Must Be Dreamers
3. Wine Bottle Tiki Torches
Add some ambiance to your spring and summer festivities with these easy-to-make DIY wine bottle tiki torches.
Tutorial via Murphy-Goode Winery
4. Tart Tin Coasters
Make coasters for your cups by upcycling vintage style tart tins/pans.
Tutorial via Grillo Designs
5. Shoebox Storage Trays
Don’t throw your shoeboxes away! Instead, create these adorable and chic storage trays to organize your makeup or toiletries in your bathroom drawer.
Tutorial via Spark & Chemistry
6. Headboard Coat Rack
Turn an old headboard into a charming place to hang your coats or towels!
Tutorial via Confessions of a Serial DIYer
7. Salvaged Shutter Shelving
Make your own bathroom shelving from salvaged shutters.
Tutorial via Simplicity in the South
8. Mini Book Page Wreath
Create this adorable farmhouse style wreath using an old book. You won’t believe how easy it is!
Tutorial via The Honeycomb Home
9. Tree of Life
Re-purpose a bicycle wheel and make a tree of life that unites all cultures and religions.
Tutorial via A Crafty Mix
10. Soda Can Vases
Soda can vase is a unique, playful alternative to your usual vase.
Tutorial via ElsaRblog
11. Plants Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles
Tutorial via Look What I Made
12. Toolbox to Planter
Create a farmhouse style herb garden by upcycling an old toolbox.
Tutorial via The Navage Patch
13. DIY American Flag
Make your own stunning DIY planked American flag using reclaimed wood. Just minutes to make & a perfect addition to the front porch.
Tutorial via My Frugal Adventures
14. Straw Tote Door Décor
Repurpose a vintage straw tote as a decorative flower basket for your front door.
Tutorial via Sadie Seasongoods
15. Egg Carton Flower Bouquet
Brighten your day with fun, easy-to-make blooms made from a cardboard egg carton.
Tutorial via Ink & Glue
16. Mason Jar Soap Dispenser
Add some rustic charm to your sink with this cute DIY mason jar soap dispenser project!
Tutorial via Homedit
17. DIY Outdoor Lighting
Want a unique, attention grabbing light for your outdoor space that doesn’t cost a fortune? How about a DIY chandelier made of vintage cans?
Tutorial via The Heathered Nest
18. No Sew T-Shirt Rag Rug
Reuse your old t-shirts to make a beautiful rag rug for your home!
Tutorial via Adventures in Making
19. Key Wind Chime
Create a beautiful key wind chime with a handful of old keys, a piece of drift wood, string, and paint.
Tutorial via Inner Child Fun
20. Turn an Old Shirt into a Cushion Cover
Tutorial via Ducklings in a Row