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Homemade Cat Tent

Spring cleaning doesn’t have to mean throwing away everything you don’t use. With a little time and creativity, you can breathe new life into your old stuff by repurposing it–or “upcycling.”

Just like recycling, upcycling is a great way to practice environmental responsibility because it reduces waste. So if you’re looking for a fun Earth Day activity, you’ve come to the right place. Here are six easy DIY upcycle projects to turn your trash into treasure:

1. Make a tote bag from your broken umbrella

Here’s how: Untrendy Life

broken umbrella

Source: UntrendyLife

2. Turn your old t-shirts into a tent for your cat

Here’s how: jessyratfink on Instructables 

Cat Tent

Source: jessyratfink – Instructables.com

3. Create refrigerator magnets from old jewelry


Here’s how: LiveLoveDIY

Source: LiveLoveDIY

Source: LiveLoveDIY

4. Use old drawers for underbed storage

Here’s how: Olive and Love

drawer underbed storage

Source: Olive and Love

5. Organize your cables and cords with toilet paper rolls

Here’s how: berserk on Instructables

toilet paper roll organizer

Source: berserk – Instructables

6. Turn an old tire into a pretty planter

Here’s how: DIY Show Off

tire planter

Source: DIY Showoff

 

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