Trash Cans to Treasure: 6 Methods to Re-purpose a little Trash Can

Trash Cans to Treasure

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There’s something very satisfying about going for a cheap, regular object and transforming it into something beautiful. That’s precisely what these crafters do, with something you will possibly not ever consider repurposing – a trash can! Listed below are six ways to carefully turn Trash Cans to Treasure.

Modern Light Fixture

Lesley of Chaotically Creative purchased several cheap wire trash bins from Focus on, but a lamp went off. All of a sudden she realized the present-day form of the trash cans would make perfect light fittings. Using wire cutters she cut an opening in underneath the bin. Then she attached a pendant package, and finally aerosol painted the whole lot gold. Now nobody will ever know her beautiful pendant light was once a waste materials paper basket!

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Planter Pot

The Decor Expert scored this plain plastic trash can for $4, and today it’s a lovely planter! Plastic material planters of the size can run $30 to $50, so it’s great money conserving task if you’re searching for a home for your vegetation. For proper drainage, make sure to drill openings underneath. The Design Master warns to take care not to use too much pressure when drilling that you split the plastic material. Last for design, she added scribbly lines with a long term marker.

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Planter Pot

Plant Stand

Amy of Homey Oh My took a boring wire trash can that she’s had since university and turned it into a herb stand. First, she assessed and designated the trash can with chalk. Having a hot glue gun, she attached a dark and white ribbon to the can, using the chalk marks as her guide. A straightforward project with a brilliant cute result.

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Plant Stand

Child Size Stools

These child-size stools created from trash cans on Homemade Ginger are so creative. Megan needed the right size tools to match her kids’ crafting desk, but buying new furniture wasn’t in her budget. Instead, she purchased three cheap trash cans and squirt colored them white. With two in. thick foam, plus some durable fabric, she made group shaped cushions to match at the top of each trash can. She attached the cushions to the newly coated cans with Velcro Now she’s adorable and unique stools, that cost next to nothing at all!

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Child Size Stools

Wire Cloche

Debbie of Refresh Restyle turned her wire baskets into cloches. The top cloche was a trash bin, small cloches were created from small baskets. She decorated the baskets with chalk paint for a shabby stylish look. She then attached adorable drawer pulls for deals with.

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Wire Cloche

Wrapping Paper Storage

Merrilee of Mer Mag was storing her rolls of wrapping paper in this common wire waste container, but it was making her sad. It had been just too boring. With only a can of platinum apply paint, she offered it a facelift. Or as she places it, “changed this drab little bin into a gilded earn.”

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Wrapping Paper Storage

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