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13 Ingenious Ways To Repurpose Everyday Things

Get fancy and start upcycling. This is rubbish that makes you say YES!

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1. You can upcycle your duct tape into a jar opener.

2. Melt down your dad's records and turn them into bowls.

Then put chips in the bowls, and eat the chips while you listen to those records on iTunes because this is the future.
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Then put chips in the bowls, and eat the chips while you listen to those records on iTunes because this is the future.

3. Flatten flat tires even further, and craft them into chairs for sitting upon.

You can't even make this stuff up.
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You can't even make this stuff up.

4. And use plastic water bottles to separate egg yolks.

5. You can use your empty sunscreen bottle to hide valuables on the beach.

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If the opening isn't big enough to accommodate things, just slice an opening down the back of the bottle. You are now a genius.

6. Empty beer cans make excellent popcorn makers.

7. Your old suitcase can be refashioned into a speaker box.

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8. You can even repurpose your beard into a noodle bowl!

Just kidding. Maybe don't do that.

9. A simple glass is actually an amazing iPhone speaker in disguise.

Seriously. Put some music on and try it.
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Seriously. Put some music on and try it.

10. Shoes can be repurposed into wine bottle openers.

11. Use toilet paper rolls to keep your cables sorted.

No more cable mess, ever.
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No more cable mess, ever.

12. And when all else fails, just take all the rubbish you have and turn it into an elegant alpaca statue.

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*the sound of applause*

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Basically, don't throw away anything. And you know what else? Don't pay for the days you don't use your prepaid phone!

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