10 Unusual RePurposed Items that are also Useful

It’s hard finding things to blog about that are repurposing-related.  I want to find ideas that are truly USEFUL to you or your home, and not just some art stuck on the wall.  (Which, yes, has a purpose…but you know what I mean.)  Second, I am looking for projects or items that are atypical.  I see lots of crates used as containers or shelves- perfect uses for those…but kinda expected.

Well…finally!  I have compiled a list of 10 sites that feature unusual repurposed items that are also useful.   For brevity, I didn’t include every picture.  However, there is a title before each link.  If it intrigues you, click it!  Enjoy the pictures.

Patio Umbrella Frame as Garden Trellis   http://www.dirtdujour.com/item/upcycle/

Glass Bottle Chandelier    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/182677328609282112/  beer bottle chandelier. love this for a bar room or game room, you could also use Old Coke, 7Up, Sundrop, Pepsi glass bottles...., this will be perfect for the basement in our future home!!!

Roller Skate as a Door Stop http://www.thisnext.com/item/BC983CB8/Roller-skate-door-stop-book

Shelving Unit from Crutches   http://www.recyclart.org/2013/05/shelf-from-an-old-pair-of-crutches/

Milk Jug Night Light  http://www.flickr.com/photos/listorama/2415268242/in/faves-31716342@N00/

Bike Wheel Rim as Trellis   http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/recycled-bike-wheel-trellis-suited-to-the-seasons-166086  2012_02_15-mchin.jpg

Bath Tub as Love Seat and Ladder as a Book Shelf   http://www.boredpanda.com/creative-reuse-upcycling-repurposing-ideas/

Turn Old T-Shirts into Produce Bags http://www.moredesignplease.com/moredesignplease/2010/6/6/diy-recycled-t-shirt-tote-bag.html

Soda Can Solar Heat Unit   http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2007/04/26/almost-free-garage-heat-just-drink-a-lot-of-soda/#more-3769   solar furnace

Corner Shelf Unit from Old Door   http://makezine.com/craft/how-to_door_corner_shelf/ craftaholicsanonymous_corner_door_shelf.jpg

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