Table of contents:
- Things are unnecessary: what is it
- What can be done from unnecessary things
- Kitchen accessories: potholders and coasters
- Floor mat
- Children's toys
Surely every person has unnecessary things. However, not many think about the fact that something can be built from them. More often than not, people just throw trash in the trash. This article will discuss which crafts from unnecessary things can benefit you. You will also learn how to do this or that thing.
Things are unnecessary: what is it
First of all, it is worth defining this concept. What does a person call unnecessary trash? Items of clothing, bed linen, towels, children's wardrobe - everything that a person has not used for its intended purpose for a long time can be called unnecessary things.
Also, books, furniture and other household items may fall under this category. Items that are no longer needed are often sent to the landfill. However, some housewives do not miss the opportunity to give these items a new life. With a little imagination, you can create a rather useful and necessary thing from old trash.
What can be done from unnecessary things
There are many options for crafts. It is worth noting that somethings. From unnecessary things you can make new clothes, household items and even gifts. Also, many children's toys can be made from old trash. Let's figure out in detail what you can do with your own hands from unnecessary things.
Kitchen accessories: potholders and coasters
Useful kitchen items can be made from old towels, blankets or thick clothes. Such things made from unnecessary things will perfectly save your budget. Also, such crafts can be presented as a present to loved ones. Handmade will be just a priceless gift.
For the manufacture of potholders and coasters for hot dishes, you should carefully choose the fabric. Opt for wool, linen, denim or heavy cotton. These fabrics are not afraid of high temperatures. In addition to the top cover, you will also need the inside. You can make it from foam rubber, synthetic winterizer and other filler. If you do not have this material, you can make the inside of the product from the original canvas. To do this, you will have to fold the fabric several times.
Such crafts from unnecessary things can be of completely different shapes: round, square or simple mittens. It all depends on your imagination and the amount of material.
You can even make a carpet out of unnecessary things with your own hands. In this case, the size of the product will depend on the amount of prepared material. For crafts, you will need anyold things (unnecessary). T-shirts, T-shirts, towels, sheets, baby clothes and diapers are ideal. Also in this case, you can not do without a sewing machine.
All unnecessary things should be cut into shreds. Try to stick to the same width. In this case, the length can be completely different. Sew together the resulting blanks into one long flap. After that, for convenience, roll it into a ball. Then you can start making crafts.
Gently begin to fold the fabric in a circle. You should get a flat disk of multi-colored stripes (if the blanks had different colors). Continue to work until the prepared material runs out. Next, you need to carefully sew the carpet. In the process of folding, you can use pins to secure the canvas. All your actions must be neat and careful. Otherwise, the product may fall apart, and you will have to start all over again. It is necessary to sew the craft from the center to the edges. Make some stitches. The larger the product, the more fasteners you will need. Such a rug can be placed near the bed or made it a doorway.
What else can you make things out of unnecessary things? An excellent option for saving will be the manufacture of children's toys. In this case, the work will be large-scale. If you have an unnecessary old cabinet, then you can make a kitchen for a girl out of it.
You will need some materials at hand: a hacksaw, paint, varnish, brushes. First you needcompletely sand the product. After that, you can cover it with paint of your favorite color. Involve children in the work if you wish. You may want to decorate your kitchen furniture with certain patterns. Next, proceed to create a work surface. Glued discs can act as a hob. The sink can be made from a small basin, but this will require cutting a hole in the countertop.
If the cabinet has doors, then inside you can put any kitchen utensils and put the necessary accessories. You can buy them in the store or make them yourself.
You can make beautiful pillow cases out of old clothes. Of course, on such crafts it will be uncomfortable to sleep. However, these pillows will be a great addition to the interior.
Depending on what you have unnecessary things, ideas for creating crafts may be different. Pillows can have a denim cover with a pocket. This accessory will be a great place to store remotes in the living room. Pillows can also be decorated with bows from old silk sheets or blouses. Such a blank can be presented to your loved ones for any celebration.
In the same way, you can make a cover for a blanket or even armchairs and a sofa. However, this will require a large amount of material.
You can make beautiful and original vases and candies out of old and unnecessary packages. You will need vertical vessels madefrom dense material. It can be cardboard, metal or glass. Also stock up on old threads that are left over from knitting with you or your mother. Start winding the vessel from below. Continue carefully making turn after turn. Thread color can be changed at will. In this case, you will get not only an original, but also a fun vase. When the entire surface of the vessel is covered, you need to carefully glue the last turn to the vessel. After that, the craft can be used for its intended purpose.
Even furniture can be made from old and unnecessary things. To do this, you will need several pallets, which are often used in large enterprises and stores. Also prepare matching paints and varnish.
Sand the pallets with sandpaper. After that, paint with paint and finish with several layers of varnish. Now the pallets can be used for their intended purpose. From them you can build a table or even a sofa. In the latter case, you should put large pillows on the surface.
The article gives you some interesting ideas. From unnecessary things you can make a lot of useful and necessary items. Some of them will help you save your budget and cut costs. Perhaps such crafts will become your hobby. If you like to make items from old and unnecessary things, then do not limit your own imagination. Perhaps you can create your own craft.
If desired, children can be involved in such work orother family members. If you have nothing to do during long and dreary evenings, try to make something out of old things. Good luck in this interesting and difficult creative process!