You can save those old coins for a rainy day, or use just a few of them to make some of these amazing ideas. OK, so some of them need a lot, but they are well worth the effort of popping down the local bank and getting a big bag of them. So join me as I look at ways to turn coins into something amazing…
Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Coins
10 – Mirror
Following a simple Starburst style, you can make even the smallest of mirrors look amazing.
9 – Picture
Simply frame some old or foreign coins and you end up with a great piece of art for the wall!
8 – Vase
This works great even if the vase under them is made from nothing more than plastic!
7 – Counter Top
This is one of those ideas that requires loads of coins and even more in craft skills needed to pull it off.
6 – Fireplace
Apparently every, single coin on this fireplace is the same way up and facing the same side! Now that is what I call dedication.
5 – Fruit Bowl
You can even make fruit bowls from old coins, but some welding is required. That or very strong glue.
4 – Dress
If you save enough coins you could be wearing this out at dinner parties! It looks amazing but just imagine how heavy it is!
3 – Drinks Coasters
Simple to make and a great talking point. Or just use them on the coffee table to prevent those terrible ring marks!
2 – Kitchen Back Splash
Easy to clean and it looks phenomenal. But one of those ideas that will need a lot of coins to pull it off.
1 – Jewellery
From earrings to necklace pendants. Cuff links and bracelets there is no end to the jewellery you can make with a few nice looking coins. Great to sell at craft fairs and even better to look at.