10 Simple Reuse Projects in 30 Minutes or Less

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Reuse crafting is a fun way to pass the time and get an affordable piece of home decor in the process. But many of us don’t have all day to spend with the scissors and glue gun. Don’t fret, busy crafters. Earth911 rounded up 10 simple DIY projects that can be completed in 30 minutes or less, so you can stretch those crafty fingers whenever inspiration strikes.


1. Beer Bottle Vases

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Photo: Anjelika Paranjpe/Brit + Co.
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Sure, you could toss those beer bottles from last weekend’s bash into the recycling bin. But why let a perfect opportunity for crafting go to waste?

Dreamed up by Brit + Co. creative director Anjelika Paranjpe, this fun and simple DIY project will help you transform your bottle stash into funky bud vases that you’ll be proud to show off.

All you’ll need is some nontoxic spray paint, painter’s tape and about 15 minutes to give your bottles a makeover. Check out Paranjpe’s simple tutorial at Brit + Co to help you do it right.

Tip: Since this project takes mere minutes to complete, you may find yourself going a bit crazy with the vase-making. For extra vases you don’t need in your own home, Paranjpe will show you how to dress them up in upcycled six-pack carriers for hostess and housewarming gifts. How clever!

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