10 Creative Repurposing Ideas


10 Creative Repurposed Crafts - these are truly unique!  eclecticallyvintage.com

Why didn’t I think of that?

That’s what I said about every single repurposing idea created by Jane of Maime Jane’s.


See what I mean …


This clipboard frame is genius – I love the industrial look of it and the fact that it stands.

10 Creative Repurposing Ideas - including this clipboard standing frame.

As Paris Hilton would say, this faucet jewelry holder is HOT!

10 Creative Repurposing Ideas - including this faucet jewelry holder!

This is the most creative use of a wheel – a wheelchair wheel table!

10 Creative Repurposing Ideas - including this wheel table!

Forget needlepoint.  I want an embroidery hoop planter!

10 Creative Repurposing Ideas - including this embroidery hoop planter!

I better hop to it and find some thread spools to go with all of my vintage silverware so I can make this thread bunny!

10 Creative Repurposing Ideas - including this embroidery bunny!

Never be late to the airport again with this suitcase clock!

10 Creative Repurposing Ideas - including this vintage suitcase clock!

Jane has an amazing lock collection – she turned some of them into the cutest lock picture holders.

10 Creative Repurposing Ideas - including these lock photo holders!

Memo to myself – find an old printer’s drawer so I can make this printer’s drawer memo board.

10 Creative Repurposing Ideas - including this memo board!

I am seeing stars with these yardstick stars.

10 Creative Repurposing Ideas - including this mini yardstick star!

This old caster photo paperweight has my head spinning!

10 Creative Repurposing Ideas - including this caster photo paperweight!

Jane also has the most amazing collections including …

vintage alarm clocks (and you’ve got to see the way she displays them),

vintage shaving brushes (again with the coolest display) and

the prettiest numbered lab bottles.


Jane, if you ever decide to get rid of all of your fabulous finds, call me!

Visit Maime Jane’s and prepare to be wowed.


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  1. I stumbled onto her blog one day and it was “visual heaven” she is so talented! Plus after reading her story you feel so connected to her too! She certainly has a gift of thrift! Love her ideas.

  2. Loveeeeeeee all of theseeeeeeeeee!

  3. Super cute repurposing ideas! She is a genius. I love the bunny ears with the spoons!

    Happy weekend to you!

  4. I LOVE her stuff! So much fun…steampunk but not.

  5. Such cool ideas!

  6. I have been following her blog for a long time now. She is one of the most original and creative people I have ever seen. She takes repurposing to a whole new level.

  7. Love these ideas! Very cleaver and creative thinking.

  8. Jane is the most creative blogger out there…the way her mind sees things is amazing. I’ve been telling her for a couple of years that she needs to write a book! And even better…she is one of the nicest bloggers out there, too!
    Lovely feature, Kelly!

  9. Oh my is Jane one creative girl. The thread bunny is just too cute. I really love all of her items. Thanks for sharing. Have a great weekend, Kelly!


  10. LOVE LOVE the industrial style salvage ideas! Soooo creative!!!!!! Kelly, thank you for sharing………..

  11. Wow- I could have sworn I left a comment here before. Cute, cute ideas all the way around- xo Diana

  12. I love Jane’s ideas … I have copied several of them. She is one creative lady. Thanks for sharing her work. You picked a good subject. I need to check out some that I missed.
    Audrey Z. @ Timeless Treasures

  13. Awesome!! All of them are just so unique and fantastic! A girl truly after your very own craft Kelly! Will check it out soon, just busy re-organizing my kitchen right now! We’re done, so the fun part of decorating will come later on. Have a great labor day weekend!

  14. I just love projects from Mamie Janes!

  15. Laura Strack says:

    I have been following Jane for a while and she never ceases to surprise and amaze me. She has a genius thrifting brain. She always finds the best treasures, too.

  16. Amazing and inspirational. And yes, I wish I would have thought of that–every one of that!

  17. That is the coolest collection of repurposed items, especially the caster paperweights. Love.

  18. Thanks for sharing these really cool ideas for using all these old things in new ways!

  19. Thank you so much for the feature!! Reading this (and the comments) has really made my day!!
    Thanks again!

  20. So many ultra cutie ideas…loved them all…and that faucet jewelry holder is the greatest!

  21. Jane is one of my very favorite blogs …. I love EVERYTHING she creates!…. pinned!

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