100 Cool and Useful Things You Can Create Using Everyday Items
Bright Side has put together 101 of the best DIY projects to create a real guide into the world of creativity just for you.
T-shirts and men's shirts
Here are the instructions on how to make these cute pillowcases.
This is how you can easily make a crop top from an old T-shirt. Find the full details here.
Check out this DIY to learn how to make this useful and roomy beach bag.
You can find an instruction on how to make this adorable dress for your daughter from dad’s old shirt in this blog.
This is an easy way to turn an old shirt into a summer crop top.
Such a cool cat tent can be made from an old T-shirt.
Here is a very original idea to turn an old T-shirt into a new bag.
Check out this unique way to decorate a wall.
If you have a lot of clothes that you don't wear anymore, then it’s time to make a bright rug from them.
If you have old and ripped jeans, don’t throw them away. Turn them into a cool bag that you can put many things in.
This is another way to transform old denim into a useful and stylish piece of decor.
Such a cute handmade denim whale toy will make your kid happy.
This pocket organizer will be useful in any house. Read this blog to learn how to make it.
Storing fruit in this denim basket is very convenient, and it looks so stylish.
Check this blog to learn how to turn old ties into cool and original necklaces.
This is a very good idea for upcycling a tie into a phone case.
It’s not hard at all to make a cute DIY toy out of old socks. Click on this article to learn how to do this.
You have probably never seen this way of transforming an old belt!
If you have many old unused belts, this instruction will help you solve this problem.
This article will teach you how to create such a chic bracelet.
Leftover fabric scraps
To learn how to make these awesome pumpkin pillows, click here.
Check this article for instructions on how to make these alphabet pillows.
This is a great idea for how to organize your earbuds.
This bed made out of wooden pallets looks stylish and modern.
Follow these instructions and you can make a nice and useful coffee table.
Kids will love this cool thing!
It definitely looks beautiful and impressive. Maybe you’ll find this DIY idea very interesting.
Fallen branches just lie on the ground under our legs, and we have absolutely no idea how many cool things we can create out of them.
Using buttons you can make such amazing and simple pictures yourself.
Old tea sets
Try to create this original clock if there are many small coffee mugs that are not in use in your house.
Don’t throw away any old mugs as they can become the pots for your plants.
To learn how to make a doormat, check this article.
This instruction will teach you how to create really stylish accessories.
A perfect storage solution for every little thing.
Follow this instruction to learn how to make this ‘tasty’ lamp.
Look at this beautiful and magical mirror made from regular plastic spoons! And you can create this elegant piece of decor yourself if you follow this instruction.
Every fashionista would love to have such a clutch in their wardrobe.
It’s quite an unusual way to use old books, isn’t it? Click here to get the details.
Read this article to learn how to make an invisible bookshelf.
This picture with plants not only looks very impressive but you’ll enjoy making it!
To make a handy makeup organizer you need to attach a magnetic board to a frame and glue little magnets to the back of each item of makeup.
If you have a smaller picture frame, you can turn it into a nice tray for storing different bits and pieces.
A to-do list written in an old picture frame will be very useful in any study.
This is a great idea for girls who have lots of jewelry.
Don’t let your old shoe boxes stay covered in dust in your wardrobe! You can transform them into cool wall decorations.
You can put so many different things (from toys to kitchen utensils) into these handy, roomy, and cute bags.
What else can you create using embroidery hoops? The answer is here!
This is an original organizer for crafters.
That moment when the packaging is cooler than the present.
You don’t have a phone stand? Make one with LEGO.
This is another way to use LEGO for different purposes.
Creative people will love this idea!
Using Scrabble tiles you can make original drink coasters with a hidden message.
Such a composition will always delight the eye.
Click on this article to learn how to make this nature office organizer.
This is a unique way to create glass jar frames for your favorite pictures.
Following a few simple steps, you can turn your vinyl record into a little vintage table.
Your guests will be impressed by this creative cake stand.
You can find this idea here.
Such a cool notebook will be a great gift for your colleagues.
A flowerpot can be made out of almost anything. Did you know about this idea?
These drink coasters are really easy to make. You just need to check this article.
If there are many old CDs in your house, don’t throw them away - they can become a beautiful plate. All the details are here.
Such a piece of jewelry will demonstrate your personality and make your image really unique.
As we don’t use CDs much anymore, we can create incredibly cool things out of them.
This is one way to give your old bag a new look.
Plastic bottles can be used as extremely cute flowerpots. Here is an instruction.
Such a stand will be convenient for those who prefer to have all their accessories in one place. To learn how to make it, read this article.
Plastic bottles can also become great bowling pins, especially if the bottles are filled with colored water.
Here you can find one more interesting idea on how to transform plastic bottles into something useful.
Read here about a very creative game using empty plastic bottles that your children may enjoy.
Wine corks and bottle caps
This original trivet will decorate any dinner table. Click here to get all the instructions.
Look at these stylish earrings you can create yourself!
An original way to add new accents to an interior.
With these keychains, you won’t lose your keys in the water.
It’s very convenient to use a tablet in the kitchen if you have such a handy cutting board.
You can write your grocery shopping lists or leave cute messages to your family on this original chalkboard.
It turns out that tin cans can be transformed into great candle holders! Unbelievable? Check this article.
If you don’t want to accidentally step or sit on a needle, why not make a pincushion?
These tall cans were made for storing pasta!
Create a tiny terrarium inside a bulb. To learn how to make it, read this article.
Who said that bulbs were made only for lamps? You can find here tips on how to make a vase from a bulb.
These DIY pears will become really unique decorations.
Such wall hooks will be very useful in the house or the garage.
It’ll be much easier to find your keys thanks to this way of storing them.
You can read about this great idea here.
A regular suitcase can become a great item of any decor style.
This is a very simple way to make your kids happy.
A table made out of old tires is a great idea for the garden.
To turn an old tire into a cool little table, you’ll need several inches of thick rope and a little effort, of course!
A bicycle tire can be transformed into a mirror.
The whole world hangs above your head! You can learn here how to make this lampshade.
Check this article to find out how to create this amazing wall decoration.
It seems like a clock can be made out of anything. But a clock made out of a bicycle wheel looks extremely creative. Here is an instruction.
Using coins to decorate different things is a great idea to add interesting accents to an interior or to make an original present for friends.
You can also create nice earrings from coins.
A regular chandelier can become a real piece of art. To learn how to decorate your chandelier with flowers, read this article.
Simple, stylish, creative, and beautiful! You can find an instruction here.
You just need some empty bottles, special paint, and imagination. Try to recreate this - you won’t regret it!
This is another useful way of organizing things. Here you can get the details and more ideas.
This is a cool soap dispenser made from an old bottle of Jack Daniel’s.
To make phone flashlight brighter (to focus diffuse light), glue the end of a bottle on it.
Phone slot opener
To open a sim card slot on your phone - simply use a drawing pin!