People use many things like artwork, furnishings, decorative items and other things to improve the interiors of their homes. Most people like to choose very beautiful, expensive and exotic things for this purpose. It may surprise you that some waste things that we usually throw away can be used for decorating the house. It is an unusual and uncommon idea. You can make beautiful decoration pieces using a little bit of creativity and thinking. It will also help in saving money as using the waste material is quite inexpensive. It is also possible to reuse old and unwanted things to make something new thus avoiding wastage. We will give some tips for using waste for decoration purpose.
Following Are Some Tips On How To Decorate The House With Waste Material:
1. Make Rugs Out Of Old Clothes
If you have torn out old clothes that you no longer wear, turn them into a beautiful rug for your home. For this, take quilting fabric to make the bottom of the rug. Make strips from waste and old clothes by cutting them up. Attach the fabric strips to the quilting base by tying it with thread. Place the rug on the floor.
2. Make Wall Shelf From Fruit Boxes
Use fruit boxes to build a wall shelf. Take some small sized fruit boxes made of wood. You need to prepare the boxes by sanding and painting them in bright and attractive colors. Join several boxes together to make a beautiful shelf. Fix the shelf on your wall. The shelf can be made out of wine boxes too.
3. Make Artwork From Vintage Tablecloths
Make artwork by using waste vintage tablecloths that has been spoiled by stains. Choose a tablecloth with bright prints and design on it. Cut out a square piece from the tablecloth. Take a cardboard and cover with it the fabric square. Fix some decorative thing like a small starfish in the fabric. Frame the fabric painting but there is no need to add glass to it. Hang the artwork on the wall.
4. Make Planters From Plastic Bottles
If you have some wide and big sized plastic bottles lying waste and unused in the house, turn them into pretty planters. Cut off the upper part of the bottle. Put little mud at the bottom of the bottle and place plants in it. Hang the bottle in your garden or home with the help of rope attached to the bottle.
5. Make Flower Decoration With Waste Papers
Make a flower decoration out of waste paper lying in the house. For this, you will need some waste cardboard papers use papers of different colors. Cut out a wide strip from the paper. Fold in it center and stick the edges to form the shape of a petal. Attach five petals in the center with glue to make a flower shape. Attach these flowers on the wall with the help of tape to make an attractive wall art.
6. Make Lampshades From Old Newspapers
Don’t throw away the old newspapers after reading them. Turn them into pretty lampshades for your night lamp. Cut out strips from waste newspapers and stick them on the lampshade with the help of glue. Apply the glue with a brush. Cut away the extra strips outside the lampshade border. Fix the lampshade on the lamp and place on your bedside table.
7. Make Flower Vase From Old Jars
We all have old pickle and jam jars at home left after they are used up. Make an inexpensive decoration for your kitchen by displaying flowers in the jar. For this, you will need some glass jars. Place your favorite flowers in the jars. Hang them on the wall with the help of a wooden base and holder. This way you can turn waste jars into flower vases.
8. Make Candleholder From Jars
You can also use the old jars as a candleholder. For making the candleholder, you need to put a big sized candle inside a glass jar. Add stones or other things to decorate the jar. Fix a wire on the jar for holding and carrying it. Place the jar in your bathroom. You can also decorate the terrace by keeping the jar candleholder there.
9. Make Artwork From Old Magazines
Most of us throw away the magazines after reading them. If you have waste magazines at home, use them to create a beautiful piece of art. Cut out beautiful photos and images of birds, nature or any pattern in the magazines. Attach the photos on a wooden painted base with the help of glue. Frame the painting and hang on the wall like an artwork.
10.Use Old Drawers As Planters
Use the drawer of an old table as a planter. Sometimes we have old furniture like a table lying unused at home. Take out the drawers of the table. Place it in the garden. Put soil in the drawer and place some small sized plants and herbs in it. You can also place the drawer planter in the porch area.