DIY Repurpose Ideas ✿

Creative and useful projects made by taking old stuff, giving it a lift or a twist to make something new, interesting, useful, or decorative. Also known as…
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how to build floating shelves - we were JUST talking about doing this last week in the bathroom...thanks, Tifph
Build this workbench with tons of storage space underneath for tools, lumber and materials!
Portable miter saw table with fence and wings

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Need to find an old ladder, stat! Ladder Bookshelf. Nightstand + additional storage.
Old Ladder Dry Brushed with Annie Sloan "Old White" Chalk Paint, with Hanging Bunches of Dried Flowers. Love this!
upcycled ladders - LINK HAS BEEN FIXED - love of a few of these ... and I  have an old ladder in the barn I've been coveting for SOME project, just can't decide. ;)

Repurposed Furniture ✿

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This handrail—made from an oak log cut on the property—lends a woodsy touch to the stairs leading down to the game room. The folk-art sign was bought at a local shop.
the garden-roof coop: DIY Suet Feeders
Rustic Hand Painted Woodland Creature Ornaments

DIY Repurposed Wood ✿

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How to Make Tin Can Garden Art Robots
Turn empty food cans into sweet garden art robots and pets with these ideas. It’s a favorite old-fashioned garden junk project.
the instructions for how to make flower garden with old bed frames
Turn a Real Bed Frame Into a Flower Garden Bed
Old bed frames are perfect for the garden. See how this gardener created a true flower bed with a repurposed old metal headboard and footboard in her veggie garden.
how to make a sweater bed for cats and dogs bunnies - step by step instructions
Make a Sweater Pet Bed for Dogs, Cats, and Bunnies
Make a cozy pet bed using a favorite old sweater. This project is easy-to-make and completely washable.
the instructions for how to make garden buggies with golf balls are shown in this book
Golf Ball Crafts: Ladybugs, Bees, Frogs, Birds
This recycled craft project uses old golf balls to create adorable garden bugs. It’s a project suitable for adults with some assistance from kids.
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12 Creative and Frugal DIY Garden Projects Under $20
These 12 garden art projects can be made for under $20. Using recycled items, they are low-cost and most are ready in one afternoon.
an old window greenhouse in the garden
How To Build a Mini Greenhouse From Old Windows
This tutorial shares a step-by-step guide on how to create a mini greenhouse for your garden using old, repurposed windows. It's a great way to recycle materials while providing a controlled environment for your plants. Plus, they look super cute.
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Simple Garden Projects Made From Wood
Got scrap wood? We recently explored How to Get Comfortable with Power Tools and now it’s time for the fun stuff: all the cool stuff you can make for the garden once you’ve become confident using saws, drills, and sanders.
an owl is hanging from a tree with the words how to make upcycled owls and more
Easy Way to Make Garden Junk (Owls, Cats, & More)
Make your own garden junk decorations including owls, cats, robots, and more using these simple tips. With supplies from your kitchen and the right glue, you can make all sorts of wonderful creations.
an outhouse with potted plants and gardening tools
How to Make a Potting Shed from Old Doors
Got some old doors? See how to upcycle old doors to create a charming little potting shed. This project is from the book, Upcycling Outdoors by Max McMurdo which includes 20 creative garden projects made from reclaimed materials.
a black rubber dog statue sitting on top of a garden planter with the words how to make rubber boot puppy dogs
DIY Recycled Rubber Boot Dog
This recycled project shares tips for making garden art dogs from old rubber boots or wellies.
a black rubber dog statue sitting on top of a garden planter with the words how to make rubber boot puppy dogs
DIY Recycled Rubber Boot DOG
This recycled project shares tips for making garden art dogs from old rubber boots or wellies.
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How to Make Water Bottle Bird Feeders
These water bottle bird feeders made from plastic water bottles and perfect for wild birds including American goldfinches, Dark-eyed juncos, Purple finches, Indigo buntings, and more. This would be a great project to oversee with a group of kids or adults. The supplies are cheap or free and you can make a lot of them in one afternoon.
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DIY Giant Garden Art Coneflowers
Create a giant, garden art coneflower (Echinacea) for your backyard using repurposed kitchen pans, paints, and glass gems with these step by step instructions.
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Farmhouse Door Garden Art Makeover | Empress of Dirt
Stop the car! I spotted this old farm door at the roadside one day and could not let it pass me by. Because it was free, I decided to give it a makeover only using found items and leftover supplies from other projects and turn it into garden art.
an owl is hanging from a tree with the words how to make upcycled owls and more
Easy Way to Make Garden Junk (Owls, Cats, & More) | Empress of Dirt
Make your own garden junk decorations including owls, cats, robots, and more using these simple tips. With supplies from your kitchen and the right glue, you can make all sorts of wonderful creations.