41 Ways To Reuse Your Broken Things

    Just don't go overboard or you might end up in Hoarders territory.

    1. Fill your dyed Easter eggs with beeswax and create tea lights out of them.

    2. Make plant markers out of broken pots.

    3. Or if you've got the artistic skill, make a little micro-garden out of those shards.

    4. Turn a broken table into TWO desks.

    5. A broken umbrella can become one of those awesome kid parachute things.

    6. You can also make a waterproof, BAGGU-style bag when you take the metal pieces out.

    7. Melt down old crayons to make new ones, using old prescription bottles or film canisters.

    8. Or use empty glue stick containers to make a cool twist-up crayon.

    9. If you see no use for melting crayons to make new crayons, try this crayon wax candle instead.

    10. Here's the adorable bottle cap version.

    11. Salvage ripped flip-flops by making a more comfortable version.

    12. Turn a pair of worn-out, falling-apart Toms into summer sandals with some creative cutting.

    13. Soak your old Crayola markers in water to create liquid watercolors.

    14. Use any broken stemware as candle holders in plants.

    15. Use broken plates as garden edging.

    16. Or use bits and pieces to help with drainage for garden planters.

    17. Save the clips from broken pants hangers.

    18. A broken 3-ring binder makes a cute art kit.

    19. Turn broken jewelry into magnets.

    20. They also make lovely charms for a mobile.

    21. Glue 'em on bobby pins using industrial-strength E-6000 glue.

    22. Or get meta and make an amazing mega piece of jewelry.

    23. Someone made a crazy chandelier out of broken necklaces.

    24. Create holographic Christmas ornaments with broken CDs.

    25. Turn those broken ornaments into glitter.

    26. Never throw out a broken globe:

    27. Because they make great centerpiece fruit or potpourri holders.

    28. A chipped teacup makes a really cute bird feeder.

    29. Even if the glass has broken in a picture frame, it can still become an earring holder display.

    30. You can also make glass beads from broken glass.

    31. This French-style bench is, amazingly, made from two broken chairs.

    32. Broken chairs can be repurposed into hangers.

    33. Or tree swings.

    34. Worn-out mattress springs work as a desk organizer and pinboard.

    35. An old bicycle tire has many versatile uses, like a baby mobile.

    36. Or a pot rack.

    37. Or a giant dreamcatcher.

    38. A broken ladder becomes shelves, naturally.

    39. Turn a broken watch into a locket bracelet of sorts.

    40. Or salvage the metal parts and turn one into a magazine holder.

    41. An old washing machine drum makes an industrial-looking nightstand.

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