Whether or not you have a slight shoe obsession, it seems that everyone has an abundance of old shoeboxes taking up space in the closet. Put those sturdy cardboard containers to good use with these 18 ideas for recycling shoeboxes into fun and functional objects for your home.

17 New Uses for Old Shoeboxes


The Crafty Crow things to make from a CD and CD case

What Can You Make From A CD And CD Case?


All the things you didn't know you could do with a CD case! - One Crazy House

All the things you didn't know you could do with a CD case! - One Crazy House


Yarn organizer. Clean, empty "wipes" container or tennis ball canister works too. (Poke a hole in the lid and thread one end of yarn through hole.) Easy to store too!

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Upcycled plastic bottle Plant pot Cats. How adorable!

BruDiy - Eco-friendly DIY


A Guide to Recycling Symbols #Infographic #recycle #sustainability

A Guide to Recycling Symbols | Visual.ly


Especially love the idea for paint - reeeeally useful! 8 Awesome Ways to Repurpose Laundry Detergent Bottles

8 Awesome Ways to Repurpose Laundry Detergent Bottles - The Krazy Coupon Lady


We try very hard to use herbal remedies in our home, but plastic pill bottles still squeak in from time to time. So I hopped on Pinterest to get some ideas.

Check out these upcycled pill bottles...


Over 20 ways to use recycled and upcycled materials for play and learning with all ages - See how at Mummy Musings and Mayhem

28 Fun Ideas to try with Recycled & Upcycled Resources!


Plastic Bottle Baskets - nice reuse but don't expect to find instructions or even see this well from this source on your phone.

Plastic Bottle Baskets - Inspiring picture on Joyzz.com


Canning Jar Lid Alternative no more rust lids to fuss with!

This Simple Home: Canning Jar Lid Alternative


Crib-tastic As cribs are outgrown and converted into beds, parents are left with pieces like side rails that just take up space. Turn it ...

Get Organized: 25 Clever Ideas for Repurposed Storage


Unused armoire as a craft cabinet. Brilliant! One day I want to have enough crafts to do this!!

Crafts at Jen's Natural Kitchen


Find a poster big enough & mod podge to front of cabinet. Exacto knife to slit around the drawers & some gentle sanding on all the edges to take off the extra paper. The Big Ben one is pretty awesome

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Berry Baskets - marked with permanent markers and then painted on the inside. Use as reusable wrapping paper or storage.

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Great idea for a fishing pole

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Magnetic lids

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use BOILING hot water and soap. Scrub stubborn residue with dish brush.

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How to remove all writing off plastic containers to then use as storage or gift containers!

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A familyfun winner: Plastic bottle tops into a garbage can.

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Plastic bags, no crochet no knit (Awesome way to use up all those plastic bags! This is prefect for picking berries!)

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fabric covered cereal boxes for picture mats...

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Attach magnets to old puzzle pieces. Creat a fishing game.

A Little Learning For Two: Puzzle Piece Fishing


rainbow discs made from plastic cups - look for No6 recyclable

Life in the Nuthouse: Rainbow Suncatcher


Positively Splendid {Crafts, Sewing, Recipes and Home Decor}: Let's Make Something Together - Lined Canvas Bins (from Diaper Boxes!)

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