"Upcycle & Recycle"

Upcycling is essentially refashioning items whose original function no longer serves its purpose. With so many incredible ideas on how you can reuse things, you can get really creative in this process. The best part is you can turn just about anything into something of use with some imagination. We found some cool ideas on how upcycling everyday items can turn into something magnificent.

 

 

Serve your guests beverages on this pot-lid-turned-tray.

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Make a nightstand entirely out of books.

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Turn a fence and some branches into an end table or side table.

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Now your desserts and lunch just got easier with mason jars.

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Make a planter out of an old garbage canister.

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Stack vintage suitcases for a unique end table.

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 Credit: Zedcor Wholly Owned / Photoobjects.net / ThinkStock

 

Here’s a classy way to store coasters in a retro napkin holder.

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Apartment Hunting : The Hunt

Buyer Beware: What you don't know when shopping for an apartment can hurt you! Go ahead and ask those uncomfortable questions before you sign the lease. Raise your hand if you love moving! Hahaha, just kidding. Hunting for an apartment can be a super exciting time in your life…but it can also be one of the most stressful things other than death, marriage, or starting a new job. Yikes! Did you know landlords must legally comply with Fair Housing laws? I once went on a showing with a landlord who violated five Fair Housing laws in a sentence. I wasn’t even mad; I was impressed. One sentence!

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