Plastic bags are the kinds of things that seem to accumulate at a rapid speed in your cabinets. Instead of letting your home get overrun with an insane amount of plastic, why not spin those bags into gold – or at least something that’s both practical and attractive? These 20 DIYs show some clever uses for plastic bags, ranging from jewelry to storage containers.
You’re not going to believe how easy #13 is.
#1. Weave a plastic bag basket.
#2. Crochet an eco-friendly tote bag.
#3. Twist up a plastic bag jump rope.
#4. Fashion yourself some plastic bag shoes.
#5. Make a cute floor cushion.
#6. Stitch a plastic bag throw rug.
#7. Crochet some plastic bag coasters
#8. Fuse plastic bags onto coasters for a cool design.
#9. Make yourself a fun little plastic bag chicken.
#10. Keep out of the sun with this plastic bag hat.
#11. Braid a plastic bag bracelet for you and a friend.
#12. Upgrade your twirl with a plastic bag tutu.
#13. Construct an interesting plastic bag lampshade.
#14. Turn an old plastic bag into usable fabric.
#15. Upcycle a plastic bag to store your fruits and veggies.
#16. Put your plastic bags to a good use with this cool kite DIY.
#17. Embroider plastic bags and reuse them for everything.
#18. Cut and string an autumn leaf garland.
#19. DIY a plastic wreath.
#20. Fuse together a plastic bag tote.
Bonus: DIY Ideas for Plastic Jugs
Create cool bookmarks out of plastic jugs with a tie-dye Sharpie effect.
Cut plastic jugs into cool votive candle holders.
Build an epic plastic jug igloo.
Turn a plastic jug into a creative paint and paintbrush holder.
Use a plastic jug as a tomato planter.
Build a vertical garden with upcycled plastic jugs.
Turn a plastic jug into a storm trooper helmet.
Turn a plastic jug into a handy watering can.
Keep the birds around with this cute plastic jug bird feeder.
Turn plastic jugs into these awesome flower lights.
Transform a plastic jug into a holder for your sandwich.
Get festive with these colorful plastic jug skulls.
This Halloween, turn a few plastic jugs into some scary skeletons.
Make a reading lamp that’s perfect for camping.
Turn a plastic jug into a cute owl.
Get creative and turn your old plastic jugs into festive Halloween lanterns.