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20 Things to Do with Old Bed Sheets

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If you’re like me, you probably have several old bed sheets that are a bit worn, or they don’t match any of your bedroom décor. You don’t want to throw your sheets out, but they’re not really doing much of anything either. What’s a frugalist to do?

Behold: 20 Things to Do With Old Bedsheets

  1. Use them for drop clothes for painting projects
  2. Make a laundry bag
  3. Use it to make gift wrap
  4. Cut them into thin strips and use them to knit or crochet
  5. Cut them up and use them to make and stuff throw pillows
  6. Take them to the beach and use for picnics
  7. Crochet them into rag rugs
  8. Turn them into linen napkins and table cloths
  9. Cut them up and use them for dusting
  10. Use them for quilt backing
  11. Donate them to homeless shelters
  12. Cover fruit trees to protect from frost
  13. Tear into strips and use to tie your tomato plants to stakes
  14. Cover old furniture and other items collecting dust in attics, garages and basements
  15. Make drawstring gift bags
  16. Make kitchen curtains
  17. Let children drape over chairs to make tents and forts
  18. Use for picnic or camping table cloth
  19. Use to slip cover chairs
  20. Freecycle

 

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