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8 DIY projects you can make using leftover hardware

From old pieces of tile and scraps of wood to metal pieces and curtain rods, we all have a few extra hardware pieces sitting around the home. Dig out your trash and create a little piece of gold that only your home will hold.

Take a look at these eight “out of the box” DIY projects that rounded up!

1. DIY jewelry organizer

Image: The Happy Housie

Give your necklaces, bracelets and earrings a place to hang with a DIY jewelry organizer. A piece of plywood, cabinet knobs and pulls and decorative wallpaper make up this chic DIY.

2. DIY marbled tile tray

Image: Setting for Four

This re-purposed cabinet hardware and gray marbled tile DIY tray is the perfect pretty display for your jewelry, nail polish or perfume.

3. Coffee bar mug hanger

Image: Simply Grove

For a quick and creative way to display items in a small kitchen, try making this DIY mug wall hanger with hooks.

4. Re-purposed message center

Image: My Creative Days

Make a message center for your home to keep track of your to-do list, the time and your keys. This DIY was built from an old board with chalkboard paint, a burlap corkboard, drawer pulls, hooks and decorative nails.

5. Rustic chandelier

Image: What Meegan Makes

Chandeliers are a beautiful way to add a touch of elegance to your home. With one 2×4-foot board, drawer pulls and knobs, hooks and a few vintage crystals, you can DIY your own rustic chandelier.

6. DIY kids’ art center

Image: Christina’s Adventures

This perfectly imperfect DIY consists of stained framed wood, black chalkboard paint, rose gold knobs and an IKEA Lack table to create a kids’ art center.

7. DIY curtain rod

Image: My Fabuless Life

Three supplies and 10 minutes later, you can make your own custom curtain rod with dowels, pipe straps and decorative knobs!

8. Barn doors

Image: My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia

Maximize your space by making barn doors for your laundry room! Large white doors and rustic pulls on a track will keep your doors conveniently sliding from left to right for easy access.

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