Re­use Re­vive and

One per­son’s trash is an­other per­son’s sal­vage.

Cottages & Bungalows - - A Room -

• Old Ci­gar Boxes. In­stead of dis­card­ing old ci­gar boxes, re­pur­pose them by build­ing trunks, ta­bles or small dressers with them. You don’t al­ways have to go out and buy pieces of wood, re­use some that you al­ready have.

• Wool Blan­kets. If you have an old wool blan­ket that’s slightly worn, you’re in luck! Wool makes for great pil­lows and cur­tains, which add char­ac­ter and warmth.

• Jeans. Cover a piece of scrap wood in a pair of old jeans you have around. This is a great way to add a pop of color and tex­ture to your space.

• Bro­ken Jew­elry. Did your fa­vorite neck­lace break and you just can’t get your­self to throw it away? Have a lit­tle fun re­pur­pos­ing your bro­ken jew­elry, and turn it into cur­tain tiebacks or or­na­ments. Small ac­cents go a long way.

• Old Hard­ware. You can in­cor­po­rate lone door­knobs, latches or uten­sils into your bath­rooms, kitchen and bed­rooms as ac­cent pieces. Take an old latch from last year’s back­yard ren­o­va­tion and drill it onto a side ta­ble or dec­o­ra­tive chest.

• Linen. Vin­tage linen can also dou­ble as an out­door table­cloth or up­hol­stery for a worn chair. This is an easy way to re­pur­pose a com­mon house­hold item.

• Wood. Whether it’s drift­wood you found on the beach or wood left over from a project, don’t let it go to waste. Make a rus­tic shelf for your mugs or a sturdy out­door bench for the kids.

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