Nifty·Updated on Jan 29, 2019. Posted on Apr 4, 201341 Ways To Reuse Your Broken ThingsJust don't go overboard or you might end up in Hoarders territory.by Peggy WangBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Fill your dyed Easter eggs with beeswax and create tea lights out of them. recycledawblog.blogspot.com More instructions here. 2. Make plant markers out of broken pots. hardlyhousewives.com 3. Or if you've got the artistic skill, make a little micro-garden out of those shards. naturework.com 4. Turn a broken table into TWO desks. migonishome.com Get the instructions here. 5. A broken umbrella can become one of those awesome kid parachute things. howdoesshe.com Sigh, those were the best days of childhood. Get the directions here. 6. You can also make a waterproof, BAGGU-style bag when you take the metal pieces out. untrendylife.com Get the directions here. 7. Melt down old crayons to make new ones, using old prescription bottles or film canisters. momtastic.com 8. Or use empty glue stick containers to make a cool twist-up crayon. infarrantlycreative.net 9. If you see no use for melting crayons to make new crayons, try this crayon wax candle instead. notimeforflashcards.com Get the directions here. 10. Here's the adorable bottle cap version. austinweddingblog.com 11. Salvage ripped flip-flops by making a more comfortable version. makeit-loveit.com Use an old t-shirt for the straps. Get the directions here. 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. oilsandglitter.tumblr.com Soak them for 12-24 hours. 14. Use any broken stemware as candle holders in plants. google.com 15. Use broken plates as garden edging. pinterest.com wondermom.info 16. Or use bits and pieces to help with drainage for garden planters. green-talk.com 17. Save the clips from broken pants hangers. Facebook: mcc.recycle 18. A broken 3-ring binder makes a cute art kit. cosmocricket.typepad.com 19. Turn broken jewelry into magnets. sweetpaul.typepad.com Get the instructions here. 20. They also make lovely charms for a mobile. blog.alltheluckintheworld.nl 21. Glue 'em on bobby pins using industrial-strength E-6000 glue. zsazsabellagio.blogspot.com 22. Or get meta and make an amazing mega piece of jewelry. hellohydrangea.com Get the directions here. 23. Someone made a crazy chandelier out of broken necklaces. pinterest.com myhouseofgiggles.blogspot.com It looks elegant and shambolic at the same time. 24. Create holographic Christmas ornaments with broken CDs. cremedelacraft.com 25. Turn those broken ornaments into glitter. patinawhite.typepad.com Just remember to handle with care — they're still tiny shards of glass. 26. Never throw out a broken globe: brightnest.com 27. Because they make great centerpiece fruit or potpourri holders. pinterest.com 28. A chipped teacup makes a really cute bird feeder. Flickr: fairyscape 29. Even if the glass has broken in a picture frame, it can still become an earring holder display. kevinandamanda.com Get the directions here. 30. You can also make glass beads from broken glass. instructables.com Check out the tutorial and be sure to follow the safety precautions. 31. This French-style bench is, amazingly, made from two broken chairs. anoregoncottage.com Get the instructions here. 32. Broken chairs can be repurposed into hangers. fairfaxbynight.com 33. Or tree swings. etsy.com 34. Worn-out mattress springs work as a desk organizer and pinboard. atypicaltypea.com 35. An old bicycle tire has many versatile uses, like a baby mobile. apartmenttherapy.com Learn how to make this here. 36. Or a pot rack. pinterest.com 37. Or a giant dreamcatcher. behance.net 38. A broken ladder becomes shelves, naturally. ecosalon.com 39. Turn a broken watch into a locket bracelet of sorts. newsensenuisance.blogspot.com 40. Or salvage the metal parts and turn one into a magazine holder. ehow.co.uk 41. An old washing machine drum makes an industrial-looking nightstand. recreatedesigncompany.com Or a fire pit, crazily enough. Can’t get enough DIY? Sign up for the BuzzFeed DIY newsletter and we’ll send tips, tutorials and inspiration straight to your inbox!