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A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.


More New Uses: most-pinned, bedroom

Photo: Nicole Hill Gerulat; Styling: Kristine Trevino

A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.


More New Uses: parties, entertaining, laundry, halloween, holidays, new year's, summer

Photo: Nicole Hill Gerulat; Styling: Kristine Trevino

A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.


More New Uses: holiday decorations, crafts, christmas

Photo: John Lawton; Styling: Linden Elstran

A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.


More New Uses: entertaining, holidays, christmas, kitchen, kitchen items, baking, easter

Photos: Erica McCartney; Styling: Linden Elstran

A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.


More New Uses: cleaning, baby oil, bathroom items, painting, beauty

Photo: Nicole Hill Gerulat; Styling: Kristine Trevino

A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.


More New Uses: holidays, holiday decorations, crafts, christmas, ornaments

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Learn 10 smart ways to reuse and repurpose plastic bags to save money and the environment.