An encyclopedia of innovative ideas for everyday items.

By Real Simple
Updated October 07, 2010
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James Wojcik

How can a chopstick come in handy when you're making a pie? What is it about a colander that will help your next party run more smoothly? Find the answers—and much more—in 869 New Uses for Old Things, the latest book from the editors of Real Simple.

Paying homage to one of the most popular franchises in the magazine, this quirky-yet-incredibly useful compendium will showcase how to repurpose everyday items in surprising ways, saving readers both time and money.