12 DIYs Using Stuff You Already Have Around Your House

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Try these fun, functional craft projects using clothespins, wine corks, buttons and other items you probably have around the house. All of these DIYs are easy to make and you can complete most of them in less than one hour.

 1   Use your old jeans to make a woven basket.

denim basket

Tutorial: Ohoh Deco

 2   Make a unique light fixture using craft straws.

light fixture

Tutorial via LilyArdor


 3   Turn tin cans into a desk organizer.

Turn tin cans into a desk organizer

Tutorial via I Dig Pinterest


 4   Upcyle book pages to make a flower wreath.

flower wreath

Tutorial via Gathered in the Kitchen

 5   Make an inexpensive vase look way more elegant by using some nail polish!

Marble Dipped Vase

Tutorial via Place of My Taste


 6   Make abstract art using fruits and vegetables as stamps.

abstract art

Tutorial via Think.Make.Share.


 7   Create mini decorative balls from yarn.

decorative balls

Tutorial via NoBiggie


 8   Make a sunburst mirror out of paint sticks.

Paint Stick Sunburst Mirror

Tutorial via Megan Campbell Designs


 9   Turn old single-use bottles into fun planters.


Tutorial via Super Simple


 10   Transform a handful of clothespins into a cute candle holder.

clothespin Candle holder

Tutorial via A Smith of All Trades


 11   Make a fun keychain out of a wine cork. The perfect gift for every wine lover!

keychain out of a wine cork

Tutorial via The Kim Six Fix


 12   If you have a collection of antique or vintage buttons, try making this bracelet.


Tutorial via The Craftaholic Witch

What do you think about these ideas? Do you think you’ll give any of them a try? Let us know in the comments section below, and as always, feel free to share this post with others!

12 DIYs Using Stuff You Already Have Around Your House

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