Upcycling isn't just a way of life; it's a state of mind.
12 THROW AWAY THINGS TO UPCYCLE TODAY
1. WINE CORKS
The easiest way to freshen a tabletop is to cover it with wine corks! Before you know it, your outdated table will become a statement piece for any dining or living room.
In keeping with the alcohol theme, if you're already upcycling cork, you could also repurpose the wine bottles. Glass bottles can be cut and recycled into glassware and vases.
2. WINE BOTTLES
3. MASON JARS
They're perfect candidates for upcycling in endless ways, but my favorite is converting them into simple desktop organizers.
4. LIGHT BULBS
Countless crafty people admit to repurposing old light bulbs and turning them into adorable hanging vases for flowers.
Keep a lookout for old pairs of jeans that might be in danger of being donated or tossed out - they are invaluable in the upcycling world.
5. OLD JEANS