You know the famous saying: “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure”? Well, that idiomatic expression is definitely true with these creative examples of repurposing everyday things, starting with the drumset lamp above. Continue reading to see more.

5. Grand Piano Fountain

This may take some work, but transforming an old grand piano into a fountain is definitely possible, and this modder has proved it. For starters, gutting the piano and then covering the interior as well as exterior with a sealant of sorts would set you on the right path.

4. Skateboard Deck Table

If you’re a skater or know someone who enjoys the sport, you’ll probably come across quite a few used boards that just are sitting in a garage somewhere. Well, transforming those old decks into a picnic table isn’t such a bad idea, especially if you’ve got little ones running around.

3. Toilet Paper Roll Cable Organizers

Rather than throw out empty toilet paper rolls, why not turn them into cable organizers? Simply gather all the toilet paper rolls you may have and then place your cables directly inside them. To clean things up even more, find an empty box to put the rolls in.

2. TV Aquarium

Building your own TV aquarium may sound easier than it really is, but this project really shouldn’t take you more than a weekend of tinkering. Stop by local garage sales or scour Craigslist for a broken vintage television, and you’ll be more than halfway there.

1. CD Spindle Bagel Holder

While people may not use compact discs as much anymore, due to virtual and Flash storage, there’s certainly a way to reuse any spindle sitting around collecting dust. Just wash them off and they’re perfectly sized to hold bagels, the 25 CD ones at least.