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38 Ways to Upcycle Common Household Items

Got a junk drawer?

What’s in it?

Mine has paper clips, rubber bands, buttons, Velcro strips and an unusually high number of leftover plastic Easter eggs in it. (I credit my daughter for the last one.)

But that just scratches the surface of the other “junk” I’ve got laying around in my medicine cabinet, basement and kitchen. Junk I should go through and toss. Scratch that — junk I should upcycle.

Because after seeing this infographic with 38 alternative uses for household items, these items — and so many more — can easily have new life breathed into them!

Courtesy of: CashNetUSA

Which ideas will you try? I’m so gonna store pills in my contact case next time I travel (why, oh why, do I have, like, 10 of them?) and my daughter is going to be so excited to find snacks in her Easter eggs! —Jenn

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