16 Of The Most Useful Hacks Using Old Items You Should Try Today

Planning to throw some of your stuffs? Before you do just that, think twice. Ask yourself if you can still reuse these items instead of throwing them away. Many people are now sharing ideas on how to upcycle old stuffs and turn them into something extremely useful. Check out some of these hacks below.

15. Old colanders can be used as flower pots. Here’s how.

Useful Hacks Using Old Items

Colorful colanders can add spice in your garden. They’re perfect with your ornamental plants.

14. Turn mason jars into an herb garden. Here’s how.

Useful Hacks Using Old Items

Herbs are a must-have in the kitchen. Make sure you never run out of supply by having this herb garden at home.

13. The next time you’re in the mood for gardening, keep pants clean by covering your knee with plastic.

Useful Hacks Using Old Items

Old plastic bags can be wrapped around your knees so they don’t get dirty when you’re gardening. You’ll never have to worry about muddy pants.

12. Spray olive oil on your shovel to avoid snow and ice build up.

Useful Hacks Using Old Items

Snow and ice can build up in your shovel. Olive oil prevents them from sticking.

11. Rubber bands can prevent your clothes from slipping in hangers. Here’s how.

Useful Hacks Using Old Items

Clothes easily slip off the hangers. Prevent them from doing so by putting rubber band in both sides.

10. Make a sewing kit from your glasses’ frame. Here’s how.

Useful Hacks Using Old Items

Don’t throw those glasses frame. Wrap them in cloth or paper and use them to store your sewing supplies.

9. Turn those old shower hooks into hangers for your pants and bags. Here’s how.

Useful Hacks Using Old Items

Shower hooks can help you organize your pants and bags. This way you never have to leave them lying on the floor.

8. Make a hairpin holder from a bobby pin case. Here’s how.

Useful Hacks Using Old Items

Always have a hairpin  ready. Put them inside these mini containers and take them with you wherever you go.

7. Wrap doorknobs with an aluminum foil to prevent paint from smearing all over them.

Useful Hacks Using Old Items

You don’t want paint all over your doorknob. The best thing to do is wrap it in aluminum foil before doing any paint job.

6. Fold a Post-it note and tape it under the area where you want to drill to avoid dust from falling everywhere.

Useful Hacks Using Old Items

Drilling causes particles to fall and fly. The Post-it note will serve as a catchment.

5. Turn an old picture frame into a stylish earring holder. Here’s how.

Useful Hacks Using Old Items

Old picture frames can still be reused. Turn yours into an earring holder.

4. Vinyl records can be transformed into unique fruit bowls. Here’s how.

Useful Hacks Using Old Items

These fruit bowls from old vinyl records won’t break. They’re absolutely charming too.

3. Old t-shirts can be upcycled into cushions. Here’s how.

Useful Hacks Using Old Items

Why buy new cushions when you can make your own? These cushions are easy to make.

2. Use chalk to prevent your silverware from tarnishing.

Useful Hacks Using Old Items

Silverware tarnish overtime. Keep yours tarnish-free by putting chalk to absorb moisture.

1. Mason jars can light up your backyard. Here’s how.

Useful Hacks Using Old Items

These mason jars can turn your boring garden into a magical place where you can relax after a tiring day.  Hang several of them in your backyard or porch too.

Who would’ve thought you can turn your old stuffs into something useful? By upcycling them, you don’t only save money but also save the world.