Reuse of Old Things

How To : 18 Awesome Ways to Reuse Old Pantyhose

The annoying thing about pantyhose? They snag and tear very easily. The amazing thing about pantyhose? They have about a gazillion practical uses even if you can no longer wear them. Shine and dust your fragile lamps and candlestick holders without fear of leaving a scratch. ...more

How To : Reuse old cabinetry

In this home repair video Bob Schmidt tells you some things you need to consider when using cabinets that have been previously used in a different location with a different design.

How To : Reuse Old Coffee Grounds

Many people start their day with a fresh, hot cup of coffee. They purchase their coffee with care and enjoy it greatly. But what do you do with those grounds once you’ve drunk your coffee? Here are some uses for those used coffee grounds! Note: It's always easiest to handle co ...more

How To : Sell your old things on eBay for a profit

Got some old stuff you want to get rid of? This clip'll show you how to do it using eBay. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started selling your own things on eBay, watch this helpful video guide from CNET.

How To : 12 Creative Ways to Reuse Old T-Shirts

Got a bunch of T-shirts you need to get rid of? Depending on how nostalgic you are for your high school choir club shirt or rock concert tee from your college days, you can cut up your former threads into a dishrag or gym headband. Or, just memorialize those tees forever as f ...more

How To : 15 Ways to Reuse Old CD Spindle Cases

Compact discs...remember those? Before you toss your old CD spindle cases away, consider upcycling them to a DIY terrarium, cable storage container, hamster toy, rainfall shower head, bird feeder, bagel sandwich lunch box, and more. Need a quick and easy iPhone or iPod touch ...more

How To : 11 Cool Ways to Reuse Old Jeans

Do you have a bunch of old jeans that no longer fit you or are too outdated to wear in public? If you are handy with a sewing machine, the possibilities for upcycling your jeans into something crafty are endless. You can update your old denims into a jean tote bag, yoga mat ba ...more

How To : Reuse outdated or old business cards in fun ways

If you've changed jobs or transferred your old Rolodex onto the computer, you will have a ton of left over business cards. Why not go green and reuse the cards as something unique? Check out this video for tips on what to do with all those tiny squares of paper. You Will Need ...more

How To : Use an old laptop battery for other things

Batteries are fairly expensive. There are a few tricks you can use, storing seeming depleted batteries in the fridge, etc. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to use a battery from an old broken laptop for other things. The batteries in this video are 18650 b ...more

How To : Reuse pantyhose and stockings

Don’t throw away those ripped or saggy nylons! There are tons of useful things you can do with them. You Will Need * Old pantyhose and tights * Imagination You can use them in the garden, strain old paint or store them in your car... the possibilities are endless.

How To : 12 Nifty Ways to Reuse Plastic Grocery Bags

If you are like most people, you have a lot of plastic grocery bags lying around the house. Most of us end up reusing them as trash bags for small trash cans, doggy-doo pickup, kitty litter box liners, or plastic versions of a paper lunch sack. But for people who want to get ...more

How To : 9 Pizza Hacks You Need to Try Before You Die

When it comes to pizza, everyone has strong opinions about how they like their pie, whether they prefer deep dish, thin crust, Chicago-style, or gluten-free. However, most people agree that a pizza is composed of some basic parts: a single layer of crust (usually wheat-based), ...more

How To : Deep Fry All the Things! Try These 5 to Start

Fried food is the best. That's not an opinion; that's a fact, Jack. And while fried standards like wings, French fries, and onion rings are all stellar, there's no way you should stop there. I believe that nearly anything and everything should be fried—even the healthy stuff. ...more

How To : Make your own personalized rings using buttons

Rings add a chic finishing touch to any outfit, but quality rings can be expensive and affording more than one or two is difficult for girls on a budget. If you're a big fan of wearing some bling on your fingers but don't feel like spending your entire paycheck on them, watch ...more

How To : Recycle items into kid's crafts with John Lithgow

In this tutorial, learn how to make fun kid's crafts by recycling items that you would normally throw out. You will learn how to save things like cardboard, paper, old books, dirt and even an old shoe! Turn these items into something fun and educational for your little ones wi ...more

How To : Make a kitty litter deep cleansing facial mask

Yep Kitty Litter, but DON'T FREAK OUT! Read or watch the video before you make any assumptions. This mask is perfect for oily, dirty, large pores skin! If you need to detoxify your skin, this is the best mask to use, and you can make it right at home! Use this once every 2 wee ...more

How To : Build the fondation for a log cabin

We might be way past the days of doing everything with our bare hands, but you can still get in touch with your handyman roots! You can build your own log cabin and be that old guy who talks about building things with your bare hands. This video will show how to build the foun ...more

How To : Replace a bathroom faucet

When replacing an old faucet there are generally three things to consider: how many holes your sink has, how far apart they are, and whether or not you will need to replace the drain. Most bathroom sinks usually come with three different hole configurations. The most popular ...more

How To : Create an edgy, sparkly acid-green eye makeup look

We know that "acid green" is not exactly a delightful color when it comes to most things. If your two month-old orange is acid green, it's probably pure mold, and if a bottle is full of acid green liquid, it's most likely poison (or, okay, soda). But you get our point. Luckil ...more

How To : Create a 1920's Old Hollywood chestnut bun

First things first: The chestnut bun does indeed resemble those round brown nuts you roast by the fire around Christmastime. Composed of a high ponytail that is wrapped inward on itself and pinned up for a fanned out A-line effect, the chestnut bun has been a popular celebrit ...more

How To : Post a video response in the new layout on YouTube

As of March 2nd, 2010, YouTube began rolling out a new layout for video pages, and one of the things that seems to be missing in the new version, compared to the old, is the option to send a video response. The video response is some YouTuber's favorite option, but now where i ...more

How To : Repurpose an old skirt into an oversized tote bag

In this video, learn how to take things you find in thrift stores and repurpose them as cool, new items. In this clip, you will learn how to cut up a frumpy old skirt and turn it into an adorable, stylish oversized tote. This is a fun project that costs just a couple of bucks ...more

How To : Clean Dirty Pennies Using Only 3 Things

Do you want your old, dirty pennies to be shiny and glistening again? This article will demonstrate how to return their lovely allure using only three items: salt, lemon juice, and a jar. THINGS YOU'LL NEED Lemon Juice Salt Jar With a Screw On Lid Dirty Penny or Pennies Put ...more

How To : Know what to expect during the 9th month of your baby

See the key milestones your 8-month-old, now in his ninth month of life, is likely to reach -- such as crawling, imitating, self-feeding, and figuring things out. Know what to expect during the 9th month of your baby. Click through to watch this video on

How To : Inject Your Drill Press Table Crank with Steroids

First, I would like to explain that among my family members, I am considered somewhat of an oddball. Mostly because of some of the mods that I have performed on a few of my woodworking tools. After I show you what I did to my drill press, you may be inclined to agree. When I f ...more

How To : Remove Objects with the Clone Tool in Photoshop

Photoshop wizard Bert Monroy shows you how to use Photoshop's cloning tool to remove people, places and things from your photos. Eliminate modern elements from your streetscapes to make them look old. This Photoshop tutorial shows you how. Video: .

How To : Make a black walnut pumpkin pie

In this video you'll learn how to make the classic pumpkin pie with a unique twist. It's been years of the your aunt's same old recipe for pumpkin pie. Well its time to spruce things up a bit, learn how to make a delicious black walnut pumpkin pie that will leave your guest, a ...more

How To : Upcycle old clothes into chic wine gift bags

We all have a bag of old clothes somewhere, or old clothes lying randomly around the closet. You know, the t-shirt that's too ratty or that dress you got from Ann Taylor that looked perfectly in season a few years ago but now you can't bring yourself to wear anywhere. While y ...more

How To : Create a chimney pot garden light

All you've got to do is a some simple wiring and a little digging in the garden. Among the simplest creative reuse projects I've done, this landscape uplight is also one of my favorites. I mean, who knew that you could use an old chimney pot to cast a warm, 50-watt glow on th ...more

How To : Craft adorable yarn cards with Martha Stewart

Whoever said that pretty has to be complicated hasn't taken a glimpse at these adorable cards decorated with glued-on yarn motifs. A simple craft for kids and adults, yarn art creates homespun cards that evoke a whimsical, old world charm. Learn how to make yarn cards by watc ...more

How To : Take apart the iPod Classic for repairs

If you still happen to have one of those old Apple iPod Classics, then it apparently has some sentimental value, otherwise you would have upgraded by now. But since you still have it, that probably means there's a few things broken on it, like the screen. Check out this video ...more

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