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How Old Stuff Can Be Recycled for Home Decor

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  • Whenever you think of home décor, what comes to mind? Like most people, you might be thinking that you need to acquire some expensive stuff to make your home cool.

    Well, it doesn't have to be costly. There are plenty of eco-friendly options that you can use, like recycling the old items that won't cost you anything extra.

    If you are planning on giving your home a new look but don't know which approach to use, then this quick guide is for you.

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Aluminum Foil

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  • Let’s look at the top ways you can declutter and recycle things in a creative way for your home décor. For example after using that aluminium foil, don’t throw it away yet. There are so many ways you can repurpose and reuse the aluminium foils at home.
  • Something to keep in mind just before you start using them is always ensure the foils are clean from any food remnants.
  • You can use them to make various attractive shapes and stick them on the walls. Try to be creative and do some painting to make the used foils look better.
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Old TVs

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  • TVs have become an integral part of most homes. Families gather around the television for entertainment as they watch their favorite shows or follow the news. The television being an important device, it’s easy to find yourself upgrading to the latest version of your TV as soon as they are out to keep the experience rolling.
  • But what do you do with the old TV sets? Using them for your home décor can be a great idea. With some creativity, you can reinvent the otherwise useless sets and make them home for your fish or cats.
  • However, you might need to add some things such as lighting or make some modifications to reinvent their look. Here are some of the creative ways you can use these old TVs to revive the look of your home:
    • – Dog & cat beds
    • – TV liquor cabinet
    • – Aquarium TV
    • – TV bookshelf
    • – TV chair
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CDs

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  • CDs can become useless when you change how you listen to music. But here is the good news, you can reuse the old CDs to revolutionize your home décor. You only need some creativity to come up with ideas like creating unique pieces of art using the CDs around your home.
  • Depending on the number of CDs in your home, you can achieve great designs. You might need to get more from your friends or relatives to accomplish some of the fantastic ideas once you realize how to reuse them.
  • There are plenty of CD designs that you can use for home décor; from lamp decorations, candleholders to decorating your mirror. Here are some of the ideas that you can consider. Make sure to choose one that best fits your home.
    • – Fridge décor
    • – Candleholder
    • – Mosaic table
    • – CD clock
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Wine Corks

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  • Do you have a collection of wine corks that you can’t really figure out where or how to use them? There are many creative ways you can use them for your home décor. However, you might need to have many of them to achieve some of the designs.
  • After popping several wine corks, use them to make amazing pieces of art on your walls. You can make some adjustments like cutting them into small pieces and make something like a wall clock. Another way to use the corks is for decorating your refrigerator.
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Old Utensils & Wares

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  • If you have some old cutlery that doesn’t make a set anymore or not useful, then you can use them for home décor. For instance, you can screw them on the wall with various creative ideas. Be sure to add some extra creativity like painting them to achieve multiple beautiful looks. Painting enables you to make them shiny or make an art out of them.
  • You can use the old cutlery like putting all the knives, forks and spoons in creating wall hangings in various patterns. You can screw the soup ladles still in a standing position on the wall and use the scoop to hold candles.
  • Be sure to add some extra creativity like painting them to achieve multiple beautiful looks. Painting enables you to make them shiny or make an art out of them.
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Bottles

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  • You’ll hardly miss a bottle in your home. There are various types of bottles from cans, liquor to bottles for a soft drink. If you are not using them anymore, then they can quickly pile up and create an ugly scene.
  • So, how about you put them into use in your home décor? You can cut the bottles into various shapes or paint the jars to give them an excellent finish. Some of them are useful without the need for any modifications. Use them to make hanging pendant lights, as jewelry holders to grow plants in your living room and more.
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  • CONCLUSION Everyone has something in their home that they no longer need but don’t know how to use them. The stuff that you already have can help you achieve great looks in your home if you use them creatively. Why buy expensive things for home décor when you can use the old items as shown above to get that new ambiance you are looking for without breaking the bank.
  • As you decorate your home by recycling stuff, you might need to make some modifications. For instance, you’ll need to add some lighting to bring the idea home. So, make sure you get some high-quality bulk wire from reliable dealers. You don’t want to transform your home into something beautiful only for them to fail after some time.

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