Best Reader Reuse Ideas 2010
With a little imagination and some basic building supplies these resourceful TOH readers turned trash into treasure
Trash to Treasure
With a little imagination, some basic building supplies, and a bit of inspiration from salvage features like Garden Junk in This Old House, these resourceful TOH readers gave a cast-off end table, an old door, a vintage shutter, and an old wheelbarrow new life. Here, they share the steps to take for a repurposing project of your own.
Shown: This toy planter appeared in March 2010's "Garden Junk." Writer Lisa Selin Davis suggested, "Choose toys that'll weather well and ones with dirt-friendly containers, like this Tonka metal dump truck."