Recycling and upcycling are all the rage, and if you've got a creative side it's amazing what you can do with a few bits and pieces. There are, however, some whacky creations doing the rounds on the internet, some of which are a little too crazy for our tastes!
What about you? Do you see yourself as a DIY genius or a budding upcyler? If you need some inspiration, then check out this list of 19 ideas, ranging from cool to insane! And don't forget to tell us what you think in the comments section below!
1. This blogger actually sells these change purses!
2. Recycle a dead mosquito for an alternative manicure
3. And if you don't like insects, then try a crochet version
4. For a unique, customized bowl why not get your baby's butt printed onto its surface?
5. Recycle old jeans by making a squidgy seat
6. And if you enjoy upholstery, try this idea with an antique chair
7. When you love an industrial touch and traditional wood burners!
8. Eek, nice idea but embroidery isn't as easy as it looks!
9. Want a cheap pair of shades? Just cut up a colored plastic bottle!
10. Just when you thought you'd never see him again...
11. When one stocking's torn and you're not sure what to do with the other
12. Need a sports top? Just steal your boyfriend's underwear!
13. What's your verdict on this?
14. The creepiest lamp in existence
15. Upgrade your car with a fake sunroof!
16. Use forks for a set of unusual candle holders
17. Decorate hammers - the perfect girly DIY accessory!
18. Sometimes Mother Nature will provide you with all you need