Upcycle Your Household Items for Storage Solutions!

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Registered: 07-05-2005
Upcycle Your Household Items for Storage Solutions!
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Wed, 11-20-2013 - 10:23am

You could throw out all those old jars, boxes and bottles -- or you could turn them into something brand new -- in some cases something more functional than it was in the first place. We rounded up some great ideas for how to transform ordinary things into smart storage solutions.

http://www.ivillage.com/upcycle-household-stuff-storage-solutions/7-a-553731

I adore these ideas!  My husband just brought home an entire truckload of pallets too.  I can't wait to get creative with them!  What items around your house have you updated for creative storage solutions?

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Registered: 08-13-2007
Those are fun ideas. I would never in a million years have thought to use an old suitcase as a medicine cabinet! I'd love to see what you come up with when using the pallets. There are so many creative ways to use them that I've seen recently!

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Registered: 11-25-2013

New to ivillage, but I wanted to add in here that recently moved to a smaller apartment and didn't have a pantry or any cabinet space.  So I took wine crates and stacked them on top of each other and made shelving/storage space for my tupperware, canned goods and anything else that would not fit in the cabinets.  What do you guys think?

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Registered: 07-26-1999
LOVE the flip flops hangers!! I pinned a step by step on making a outdoor playhouse for the kids out of used pallets, not sure it'll ever happen, but its a nice thought!
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