Roundup: Our Favorite Creative Reuse Ideas

Happy Labor Day! We'll be back online tomorrow, but for now, we've got a list of some of our favorite Creative Reuse ideas. From the myriad ways you can reuse a jar, to uses for chipped tea cups, ice buckets, vintage clip boards, and scraps of ribbon...

The Many Amazing Ways to Reuse a Jar:

10 Simple Uses for Spaghetti Jars
Crafty Uses for Baby Food Jars
Don't Throw Out That Jar! New Uses for Old Jars
In Praise of the Mason Jar
How To: Make a Mason Jar Lantern
Simple Green: Use Empty Food Jars for Your Bulk Items

Other Great Creative Reuse Ideas for Everyday Items:

Creative Reuse: Flip Your Old Deck Boards
DIY Idea: Blanket Upholstered Ottomans
7 Easy Ways to Reuse a Plank of Wood
Steal This Idea: Paper Menus-Turned-Take-Away Bags
Before & After: Mailbox Umbrella Stand
How To: Make a Recycled Wine Bottle Torch
7 Ways to Repurpose an Ice Bucket
Look! Garage Door Headboard
Green Activity: Ribbon Scraps to Ribbon Chair
5 Uses for a Collection of Liquor Glasses
10 Uses for Plastic Plant Pots
5 Favorite Reuses for Wooden Crates
Roundup: New Takes on Old Doors
Look! A Pallet Plate Rack
Creative Reuse: Best of 2008
Look! Vintage Tea Cups Make Great Storage
Clipboards for Hanging Artwork
Repurposed Branches For Hanging Clothes and Curtains

Inspirational Creative Reuse:

Vintage Airline Food Carts by Flight 001
Recycled Carhood Tables
Inspiration: The Dram Tumbler Lamp by Propellor
Furniture Made of Old Airplanes and Fighter Jets
Dumpsters Turned Swimming Pools!
Creative Reuse: Toothpicks Turned Lampshade
T.O.M.T: Refitting the Planet
Wine Bottle Recycled Shelving from Zero-Waste Design