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27 Ways to Re-Use Broken Household Items!

OK so you broke something. Don't feel bad, it happens to us all sooner or later. But should that mean the object is now useless to you? The answer is a resounding no. There are many things you can do with broken items, with a little creativity they can still serve you in a number of ways. Here are a few great ideas for reusing broken items around the house and garden:

Use pottery pieces to mark plants in the garden.
reuse broken items
 
... Or to create a specially designed little pot.
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Use broken plates to mark your garden limits.
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Or plate pieces to make the bottom of pots.
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Use wine glasses with broken stems as garden candlesticks.
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Create a chandelier from broken or damaged jewellery.
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Glue precious stones and pearls fallen from jewelry to hair pins.
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...or glue them on a cloth bracelet.
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Make more colorful candlesticks from egg shells. Just paint them and pout hot wax into them.
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Use a broken globe as lamp shades.
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Or as a decorative bowl.
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Melt remnant of pastel or water colors and pour them into an empty glue or lipstick container, in order to reuse them later.
reuse broken items
 
Use old mattress springs as an old-style bulletin board.
reuse broken items
 
Glue CD pieces to a ball of Styrofoam to create a small mirror ball you can hang as decoration.
reuse broken items
 
Take out the support pole of a broken umbrella and create a play parachute for kids to play with.
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Use cloth leftovers from an old shirt to renew a torn flip flop.
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Create decorative candles from beer bottles.
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Make a hanger or tie rack from a broken chair back.
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... or a swing from a chair that lost its legs.
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Turn an old table to two wall-adjacent desks.
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... or turn two old chairs into a french bench.
reuse broken items
 
Use a drum from an old laundry machine as an industrial-looking nightstand.
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Use a bicycle wheel as a baby mobile.
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Or as a pan holder.
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Or make a nifty dream catcher.
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Use an old book case as an organizer.
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Make a bird bath from a cracked china set.
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