Tuesday, January 8, 2013

What "SENIOR" people do during their spare time

Here are some ideas to help you be greener this year (and you don’t have to be retired to do them).  Recycle, reuse, upcycle…
This is what OLDER people do during the day with their spare time!

Repurpose Old Barrels Into a Drum Set

Repurpose a Card Catalogue Into a Mini Bar

Use Old Books as Shelves

Turn an Old Bike Into a Bathroom Counter

Reuse Ketchup Bottles as a Pancake Squirter

Repurpose Old CD Holders Into A Bagel Storage Device

Fill a Box With Skewers and it Becomes an All-Purpose Knife Block

Turn an Old Door Into a Coffee Table

Transform a Chair into a Towel Rack and Shelf

Turn An Old Bathtub Into a Love Seat
(I’m not sure how comfortable this would be)

Use Old Lego Pieces As a Key Holder

Use Your Old Computer Tower as a Mail Box

Reuse Old Kleenex Boxes as Bag Dispensers

Turn an Old Mini Fridge Into a TV Stand and Storage Unit

Upcycle Old Light Bulbs Into Candles

Repurpose an Old Suitcase Into a Medicine Cabinet

Use Paperclips to Organize Your Cables

Use An Old Hanging Shoe Rack to Organize Your Pantry

Use Old Books to Create a Desk

Turn Old Bulletin Boards into a Jewellery Organizer

Turn Old Tennis Rackets Into Mirrors
 (or picture frames?)

Turn Old Credit Cards
(or Gift Cards) Into Guitar Picks 

Create a Window Cover Using Old Picture Slides

Turn Old Suitcases Into Side Tables

Turn Old Wrenches Into Wall Hooks

Use Old CD Cases to Store and Organize Cables

Upcycle Old Mugs, Bottles and Bowls Into Light Fixtures

Reuse Toilet Paper Rolls to Organize Cables and Chords

Use Old Picture Frame Corners Like Tiles

Use a Pipe with Valves as a Coat Rack

So tap into your imagination and get busy!