In today’s world, it’s important to be mindful of how our actions affect the environment- and our wallets! It’s easy to toss an old piece of kitchenware that can’t serve its original purpose anymore, but that means you have to pay to replace the item, and you’re creating more waste. What if we told you there was a way to significantly reduce your waste and save money? That’s right- you can fulfill those two needs with one deed! Everything in your kitchen can be upcycled. Upcycling is similar to recycling in that an item gets reused, but when you upcycle something, you’re transforming it into something of equal or greater value than it had originally. Sound interesting? Awesome! Keep reading to learn how to transform your kitchenware into crafty decor.
Transform Teapots Into Flower Pots
It’s happened to all of us. You get excited about collecting an item you’ve always loved and then realize you’ve run out of space or use for them. Collecting teapots is a common hobby, but you’ll eventually run into a space issue. Rather than keeping your old teapots on display in the dining room or shoved into the back of a cupboard in your kitchen, try this neat trick! Easily transform those old teapots into flower pots and hang them in your yard. Most teapots are made of durable materials like stoneware, which makes them perfectly suited to endure most weather conditions. Fill them with some potting soil and your favorite flowers, then use them to line your stairs, porch, or garden path. It’ll give your home a unique touch, give your collection a sense of purpose, and save you from having to buy more flower pots!