Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

Anastasia Sergeeva
24.04.2017

Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils.

With a creative approach, even the most useless at first glance kitchen items can turn into something unusual, beautiful, useful and functional! Next you will find interesting hand-made ideas that will demonstrate what can be done from old things in the kitchen. Choose and create!

Vintage Photo Frames

Original hand-made ideas of what can be made from old things apply to unnecessary baking forms, especially round and ribbed - see for yourself in the photo below how cool they look as a vintage frame for old photos! If you are sorry to spoil family photos in order to give them a round shape, then use printed pictures of suitable subjects instead of photos.

Photo frames

Wall Clock

Do you have an old tea set, which stands idle, and throw a pity? Original wall clock,with which you will have a tea party every time according to plan - this is what can be made from such old things! You can buy large minimalistic watches to add cups to them, or you can cut the desired geometric shape from plywood sheet from scratch by buying only a clock mechanism with arrows.

Watch from cups

It is necessary to glue tea saucers to the surface of the clock using a powerful superglue that works with porcelain and ceramics, and then do the same, but already with the cups themselves. Cups should be 12, like hours in days, and they need to be glued on the same principle. Since the watch turns out to be quite heavy, on the back of the object you need to fasten a couple of bolts with nuts and stretch a strong cable through them.

Cup chandelier

What else can be made from unnecessary things in the form of cups is a charming lamp that will decorate any kitchenette in a rustic style or a lovely bedroom. You will need such basic materials and tools as cups, light bulbs, a set of lamp holders, a drill with special drills for ceramics and a glue gun.

Lamps from cups

In the implementation of this hand-made idea, the main thing is to carefully drill the holes in the center of the cup, and if you want, its saucer, and fix the lamp cartridge at the bottom.Through it then you should stretch the wires. Then you can connect several cups at once to make a chandelier, and additionally decorate it, if you wish, and then plug it into an outlet.

Flower pots and candle holders

Hand-made ideas with the use of cups do not end there: just gently drilling a few holes on the bottom of the cup using a drill and a special drill, you will get charming pots where you should plant miniature houseplants, for example, cacti, anacamperos, grapptotalum and other succulents .

Flowers and candles in cups

In addition, old cups and mugs will be excellent candlesticks for shop scented candles, or hand-made candles that you can create with your own hands.

Related article: How to make candles with your own hands?

Dessert Stand

Surely you have seen how beautiful in the pastry shops and coffee shops they serve small sweets like cupcakes and cookies - on elegant dessert coasters. And the hand-made needlewomen quickly figured out how to do the same with their own hands from unnecessary kitchen utensils! Simply glue to the glass with a wide neck (they are usually used for martini or “Margarita”) suitable saucer to fit a small stand,or take a few glasses and saucers to make a multi-storey stand.

Dessert Coasters

Bowl for knitting

We have already written about how a good gift for the New Year, and any other holiday, can be knitting bowls - with their help you can knit without worrying that the threads get tangled, and after knitting is finished, it is convenient to store yarn and work tools in them . But for the same purpose, inventive needlewomen can use the old kitchen colander! You can simply stretch the thread into one of the large holes - and knit comfortably.

Colander with yarn

Unusual plafonds

We have hand-made ideas using a colander not only when knitting: see what kind of non-standard bubble you can make of it! Of course, in daylight it doesn’t look very impressive, but still colorful, and when it gets dark outside the windows, the most interesting things start! By the way, for the same purpose you can adapt old and unnecessary kitchen graters:

Lamp colander

Stands for jewelry

Nowhere to put jewelry and other jewelry? Hand-made ideas of what can be made from unnecessary things come to the rescue again! Very handy assistant in organizing various trinketsbecome the notorious kitchen grater: the main thing is to paint it in a beautiful color so that it looks fresher and more decorative.

Graters-coasters

Home florarium

We have hand-made ideas for creating a real home florarium, or a vegetable terrarium - a kind of mini-greenhouse, which, for example, can be placed in an unnecessary transparent teapot! In such conditions, the plant will be provided with a suitable microclimate, a constant level of temperature and humidity. Yes, and it looks very beautiful:

House terrarium

Choose the content of hand-made florarium to your taste, the main thing is not to plant in one kettle plants that suit a humid climate, and those who live well in the desert. For example, you can fill a kettle with sifted sand, decorate it with fragments of ceramics and pebbles, plant a cactus or a succulent such as Kalanchoe, agave or young. Or you can buy a moss substrate in the store and plant different kinds of moss in the teapot without rhizome, decorating the composition with animal figures and decorative crystals. Come up with your ideas!

For more ideas on creating a plant terrarium in a regular bank, look in this video:


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  • Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils

    Original ideas on what to do with old kitchen utensils