From Trash to Treasure: 7 Amazing Ways to Upcycle Old Household Items

Photo by: Trash to Treasure Blog
Filing Cabinet Turned Garage Storage
This bit of brilliance has totally inspired me! Create useful garage storage from an old filing cabinet. You can even paint a cool ... more 
Photo by: Trash to Treasure Blog
Filing Cabinet Turned Garage Storage
This bit of brilliance has totally inspired me! Create useful garage storage from an old filing cabinet. You can even paint a cool design on it to add a decorative touch to your garage!
Get the tutorial at the Trash to Treasure Blog
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Wed, Mar 13, 2013 2:58 PM EDT
You guys might know by now that I have a bit of a thing for trolling around and finding old things that I can make new again. Items with great lines or a cool finish are fair game for upcycling in my book! I tend to really love scavenging around at garage sales, flea markets and estate sales to see what old but new-to-me treasures I can bring home. Not only is making the old new again super fun, it's also more eco-friendly and generally more budget-friendly than buying new. That's what I like to call a win-win-win. I've got a few examples if you're not sure what I mean. Click through for 7 amazing ways to upcycle old household items! - By Cyd Converse



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