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Again, some of these aren't for the faint of heart or, like myself, tool-use impaired (no hammer of mine has ever met a nail without getting at least one finger first). I do admire the work that went into achieving some of these repurposes.
Here's an old library card catalog used for wine storage.
Creative use of Legos (drill hole in the red piece, add to key chain and voila!).
Turn old light bulbs into oil lamps.
How about a nifty way to keep your charging cords organized and available.
This bathroom makes me speechless.
And how about using an old chair as a towel and storage rack?
Using an old suitcase as a medicine cabinet.
More below the cheese doodle
An old door mounted shoe caddy repurposed for the pantry.
Old books used to create a counter.
An old corkboard used for jewelry. No tangled messes to pull out of a jewelry box any more.
Make sure you look fabulous before leaving for your tennis match (or anywhere else).
Another use for old luggage - side tables. Bonus: storage inside.