Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Amish Frugality - Reuse, Repurpose, Recycle

Pinterest is full of creative ideas for ways to reuse, repurpose and/or recycle common everyday items. Before you buy new, think of what you already have and how you can use it in a new way. The Amish don't throw away much.  They may not have access to Pinterest but the Amish are still very creative in their frugality.  Think of composting - it is the ultimate way reusing, repurposing, and recycling!

Chest of drawers, repainted and repurposed - how clever!

Who needs to buy Tupperware to store snacks?  These containers are just the right size to pour snacks out into little hands. Or how about using it for homemade salad dressings?

Here is a website that will really stretch your imagination on ways to repurpose and reuse items into beautiful new pieces.  I was amazed at the ingenuity and creativity of some of these items:

Maintain your financial frugality by thinking outside the box.

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