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I believe home organizers have a seasonal cycle.

At the beginning of the year, online organization tips spike and a couple of months later, it’s spring cleaning season. So it makes sense that now, our audience loves finding new ways to use old things…as in stuff they couldn’t bear to toss.

Whether it’s for an environmental or a sentimental conviction, upcycling is a creative way to justify keeping old stuff.

Upcycling Ideas from HGTV Design Happens

In a few months, we’ll be organizing closets again for fall. This will likely be followed by a thorough cleaning in preparation for the holidays. Then, perhaps the unused items can be upcycled into Christmas gifts.

Just know, if you don’t use it or toss it, this stuff will keep cycling through the seasons.

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  1. surfor says:

    Sorry…showing us 3 brand new metal trash-cans is not up-cycling…it is Consumerism. And when the trend is out, hopefully the trashcans will be used for the purpose intended. I suspect, however, that they will end up in a land-fill. Up-cycling may be the RE-USE creatively of existing items that people have…to put those items to a better use. I think HGTV missed the boat.

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