Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Coins

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
Mirror Made With Coins

10 – Mirror – realhappyspace.com/penny-starburst-mirror

Following a simple Starburst style, you can make even the smallest of mirrors look amazing.

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Coins
Framed Coins

9 – Picture – uk.pinterest.com/theworldstop10

Simply frame some old or foreign coins and you end up with a great piece of art for the wall!

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Coins
Coin Decorated Vase

8 – Vase – uk.pinterest.com/theworldstop10

This works great even if the vase under them is made from nothing more than plastic!

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Coins
Coin Decorated Counter Top

7 – Counter Top – www.theartofupcycling.com/2013/11/upcycling-ideas-for-old-coins.html

This is one of those ideas that requires loads of coins and even more in craft skills needed to pull it off.

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Coins
Coin Decorated Fireplace Frame

6 – Fireplace – www.coincommunity.com/forum/topic.asp

Apparently every, single coin on this fireplace is the same way up and facing the same side! Now that is what I call dedication.

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Coins
Fruit Bowl Made With Coins

5 – Fruit Bowl – www.ebay.co.uk/itm/WELDED-FRUIT-BOWL-MADE-FROM-2P-COINS-AMAZING-PIECE-OF-ART-/201319738761

You can even make fruit bowls from old coins, but some welding is required. That or very strong glue.

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Coins
Dress Made With Coins

4 – Dress – www.inspirationgreen.com/art-made-with-coins.html

If you save enough coins you could be wearing this out at dinner parties! It looks amazing but just imagine how heavy it is!

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Coins
Drinks Coasters Made With Coins

3 – Drinks Coasters – seriouslyimthrifty.wordpress.com/2013/03/15/counting-pennies

Simple to make and a great talking point. Or just use them on the coffee table to prevent those terrible ring marks!

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Coins
Kitchen Back Splash Made With Coins

2 – Kitchen Back Splash – www.youtube.com/watch?v=muryXFb5014

Easy to clean and it looks phenomenal. But one of those ideas that will need a lot of coins to pull it off.

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Coins
Jewellery Made With Coins

1 – Jewellery – www.hoardersworld.co.uk/roman-coin-necklace-and-earrings-set-gold-plated-gift-boxed-194-p.asp

From earrings to necklace pendants. Cufflinks 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.

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