For some reason, most households end up with way more hangers than we need. They just seem to accumulate after time.
We either give them away or gather them all up and toss them in the trash.
But did you know there are actually ways that you can repurpose them? There are plenty of unconventional ways to put hangers to use around your home.
Here Are 15 Nifty Ways To Repurpose Hangers:
1) Book or Magazine Rack
Want to keep the book your currently reading within arm’s reach? Use a wire hanger to create a hanging book or magazine rack. You can find the directions here.
Use a wire hanger to create a base for a gorgeous wreath. Just bend the hanger into a circular shape. Leave the hook intact so that you can hang your wreath. Get the full tutorial here.
3) Flip Flop Organizer
Use wire hangers to hang your flip-flops. You just need to make a few modifications to your wire hangers. Learn how to make flip-flop organizers from wire hangers here.
4) DIY Topiary
Create a whimsical topiary piece for your home with some hangers. Just twist your wire hangers into the shape you desire and place your vegetation around it. Learn how to make one here.
Turn your old hangers into a unique chandelier. It will look like an expensive piece of art when you’re done. You can get the instructions on how to make one here.
6) Hanging Chalkboard or Art Display
Use hangers to display art or hang a chalkboard. Just add some eyelet screws to the underside of your hanger and the top of your board. Use string to connect them.
7) Glasses Organizers
Your glasses and sunglasses can get all scratched up if you just toss them in a drawer. Let a hanger help! Just hang your glasses over a hanger so they don’t get messed up.
8) Sunburst Mirror
This gorgeous piece looks just like something you’d buy from a store. But it’s not, it’s made from hangers. You can find a tutorial on how to make one here.
9) Jewelry Organizer
Hangers make great jewelry organizers. Place eyelet screws along the underside of two hangers. Use the middle one to hang a second hanger from. Fill the rest with earrings.
10) Towel Rack
Wooden hangers can also be used as a towel rack. Just mount them to your wall upside down. Hang a towel from their hook and place a hand towel on the top rung.
11) Ribbon Organizer
Are your ribbon spools taking up all the space in your craft drawers? Clip the end of a wire hanger and run your spools through it. Hang the hanger somewhere in your craft room.
12) Dish Rack
Do you need a custom-sized disk rack? Make one from wooden hangers. Get the full instructions on this job here.
Create a gorgeous wire basket from coat hangers. You’ll need several wire hangers that you’ll need to unwind and clip. The video below will show you how to make it.
14) Art Display
Display your art, photos, or other decorative items with an old skirt hanger. Just use the clips to clip your art to the hanger. Use the hook top to hang your display from a wall.
15) Unclog a Drain
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Old hangers can come in handy when you’ve got a clogged sink. Just straighten your hanger out but leave the hook intact. Move it up and down your drain to try and dislodge the blockage. Get the details on this here.
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