15 Crafty People Who Turned Someone Else’s Trash Into Their Treasure

They say one man’s trash is another man’s treasure — especially when you have the skills and creativity to transform said trash into something way better than what it was originally intended for!

Prepare to be as impressed as we are when you see how these old, unwanted items gained a whole new purpose. Talk about imaginative!

1. “I repurposed my old grill into a small herb garden! I hope all the seeds grow soon.”

2. “This rug used to be a bunch of ugly T-shirts.”

3. “A rose for my partner on our anniversary, made from recycled cutlery.”

4. “I turned an old dresser into a microwave stand!”

5. “Earrings who lost their mates turned into a charm bracelet.”

6. “This kind man is recycling old camp coolers to make warm kitty shelters for winter! How cool is this?!”

7. “I take plastic shipping/bale straps from hardware store waste, and make sturdy, functional, and fashionable baskets! (My cats also love them at every stage).”

8. “Made a fairy succulent garden patio area with a broken pot.”

9. “My vintage TV barn find turned into my new bar cart.”

10. “Pulled out of a trash heap. It was one part of a military file cabinet. Thorough cleaning, paint, and a little shining up followed by wrapping it in wood from my scrap pile. Added some legs and bingo bango!”

11. “Upcycled three old T-shirts into one new one.”

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12. “I convinced my friend to not throw away his old fencing and let me build him garden boxes. How do you think they came out?”

13. “I turned an old microwave cart into a rolling Lego stand for my daughters for Christmas.”

14. “The drink tray I got from a cafe is a reused milk carton.”

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15. All these old school benches needed was a little love!

Clearly, these master crafters are at the top of their upcycling game. We only wish we had half of their talent!

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