From Trash to Treasure: 15 Amazing Upcycled DIYs

Recycling might be an easy way to be green, but upcycling is often more fun. Just ask these crafty bloggers, who impressed us with their ability to transform useless or unwanted products into stylish and functional home decor. Their creative do-it-yourself tutorials will inspire you to bypass the trash and repurpose your next broken, damaged, or neglected household item into a new, innovative treasure.

Repurposed Chalkboard Drawer

This one might be our favorite on the list! Before you throw out a broken drawer or get rid of one you no longer need, check out this DIY craft. You can make arguably the cutest mini chalkboard we've ever seen. Homeroad is the genius behind this DIY that looks much more complicated than it actually is! Thank goodness for chalkboard paint, right? Get to it! Your kids will love this one too.

Denim Napkins

This one is really unexpected. Bet you'd never thought to make napkins out of your old jeans! But we love this idea, if only because we're daydreaming about the totally adorable table we'd set with these casual chic touches. The next time a member of your house rips, stains, or outgrows a pair of jeans, don't throw them out. Take a page out of The Pocket Stylist's book and add an edge to your table settings!

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