Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Cups & Mugs

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Cups & Mugs
Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Cups & Mugs

So you have decided to have a little kitchen cupboard clearout. You discover old spices, tins of prunes and several cups and mugs you might never use. But before you donate them to a charity shop, why not take a look at some of these ideas that will make great use of them…

 


Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Cups & Mugs


 

Old Mug Or Cup Used To Make a Floating Magic Cup
Old Mug Or Cup Used To Make a Floating Magic Cup

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Not only does it look magical, if you use scented flowers it would also smell magical!

Old Mug Or Cup Used To Make a Decorative Clock
Old Mug Or Cup Used To Make a Decorative Clock

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It looks amazing, is very practical and is not quite as hard to make as you might think!

Old Mug Or Cup Used To Make Arm Bracelets
Old Mug Or Cup Used To Make Arm Bracelets

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This is one of those ideas that looks amazing, but practical use might not be as good. Make sure you don’t swing those arms!

Old Mug Or Cup Used To Make Planters
Old Mug Or Cup Used To Make Planters

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Now, this is a good idea and very little work involved to make them. Little cactuses are the best for these teacup planters.

Old Mug Or Cup Used To Make Pincushion
Old Mug Or Cup Used To Make Pincushion

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If you’re a dressmaker or just someone who does a lot of sewing & knitting work, this could come is rather handy.

Old Mug Or Cup Used To Make A Cake Stand
Old Mug Or Cup Used To Make A Cake Stand

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Great for serving cake at a tea party, but make sure you don’t put rock cakes on it.

Old Mug Or Cup Used To Make a Lamp
Old Mug Or Cup Used To Make a Lamp

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I’m not sure how easy it is to make, but it makes a great talking point for the living room.

Old Mug Or Cup Used To Make a Fairy Garden
Old Mug Or Cup Used To Make a Fairy Garden

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This is a good idea for selling at craft fairs or maybe placed in the garden for the little ones to find. Or maybe just for decoration somewhere.

Old Mug Or Cup Used To Make Candles
Old Mug Or Cup Used To Make Candles

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Quite a simple idea, but you could also sell them at craft fairs if you got really good at them.

Old Mug Or Cup Used To Make a Bird Feeder
Old Mug Or Cup Used To Make a Bird Feeder

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For one last idea, why not turn those old mugs into a neat little bird feeder! Just so long as the food inside is fat-packed, it won’t spill out and will keep the birds for weeks!