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Crafty New Uses for Old Things

Get creative with common household items that do double-duty.

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Wristlet for Knitting and Crochet-Eco Pond. $34.00, via Etsy. (great idea... looks simple to make)

  • Sandra Friend

    Looks like a good idea. I think I may make one from a plastic container to recycle. HMMM

#Tutorial - "Organize the yarn you're using in a project with this simple DIY. You need: 1 plastic basket with holes, 1 knitting needle, 1 drinking straw, and your yarn wound as in the picture. Voila! Easy as pie and there's room for your hooks, needles, scissors and pattern underneath, too!" 4U from #KnittingGuru

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Earring Travel Case from a Baby Wipes Container - Had to pin because I just love clever ideas!

THIS PICTURE MAKES ME SMILE FOR SOME REASON. PERHAPS IT'S THE *POP* OF THE YELLOW OR JUST THE SIMPLICITY OF THE PICTURE. REGARDLESS IT MAKES ME SMILE, WHICH IS NICE BECAUSE SMILING IS FREE....

Make a change jar out of an empty cleaning-wipe container to help kids learn to save.

yarn balls in empty tissue boxes.

My great grandmother used to keep her yarn this way. Brings back such good memories.

  • Tiffany Hatfield

    great idea. im going to use this when im doing my projects

  • Erika Lamp

    How did she get it in the bottle

  • Lizzie Beagle

    When my great grandmother used them, the bottoms came off 2 liter bottles. She passed away in 1993. But today's bottles you can just cut a small door in and stuff the yarn in there.

  • Gianna Cipollone

    Taylor England tag head mimi

  • Collin Burg

    How do you get it in the bottle this is a really good idea

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Turn an old wipe container into a disposible bag container by brittney