thirty Quirky Ways To Use Your Utensils

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thirty Quirky Ways To Use Your Utensils

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amazing / Diy Crafts thirty Quirky Ways To Use Your Utensils

They’re not just for eating anymore — turn your forks and spoons into beautiful and unexpected crafts. (You’ll need to know how to cut and how to stamp for several of them.)

1. image Stand

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  • Use pliers to bend the tines into a image stand. Find the quick an easy tutorial here.

    2. Clock

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    Decorate throughout a basic clock face with colorful utensils. An easy DIY inspired by this purchasable version, or check out these instructions for the yellow Chrysanthemum version.

    3. Kitchen Cabinet Handles

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    Flatten the top of a spoon, and bend the stem into a handle shape, then drill to kitchen cabinets. If you like, stamp the spoon heads to help keep contents organized. Check out this tutorial.

    4. Fork Cheese Markers

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    Cut the stems off of forks and stamp them. Great dinner party decor inspired by this Etsy item.

    5. Colorful Silverware

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    Use spray paint to liven up an average set of silverware. Check out the full tutorialhere.

    6. Plant Markers

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    Stamp the heads of spoons and the handles of forks to create plant markers. Check out this tutorial.

    7. Egg Cup

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    Bend a fork into an egg cup — just follow the hand-drawn tutorial from this site.

    8. Spoon Pendants

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    Cut off the stems of spoons, flatten them, and hammer a saying of your choice. Drill a hole on one end to create a pendant or keyring. Pinned here.

    9. Elegant Wall Art

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    Spray paint some utensils white, and fasten them in a matching frame for chic but funky wall art. Found on Indulgy.

    10. Funky Wall Art

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    Spray paint a frame and silverware to match. Cover the frame back with batting and fabric, then glue the silverware on top. So cute for the kitchen! Check out this tutorial.

    11. Chandelier

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    Hang silverware throughout a light fixture for a truly unique chandelier. Read about ithere.

    12. Wind Chime

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    Flatten the silverware before drilling holes and hanging. For further instructions, read this post.

    13. Fork Pendants

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    How cool do these forks look all bent out of shape? Shaping the tines throughout large beads or other pendants is a great thought. Pinned here.

    14. Corn Skewers

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    Bend the two outer tines of a fork into nice curls, then create an arch in the handle. Inspired by this Etsy item.

    15. Bulletin Board

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    Screw forks on the wall and sick in business cards, invites, etc. Read about it here.

    16. Curtain Tieback

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    Bend a fork to create a curtain tieback. Read these instructions.

    17. Mirror

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    Decorate the outside of a mirror with spoons. This pin shows off the possibilities.

    18. Lampshade

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    This lampshade is made from 40 forks, spoons, and knives hung on a wire. Read about it here.

    19. Spoon Storage

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    As in this pin, bend large old spoons, screw them to the wall, and use the spoon head for storing nicknacks.

    20. Place Setting

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    The easiest place setting out there. Just stick a name tag in the tines of each fork. From this site.

    21. Napkin Rings

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    Bend spoons into napkin rings like this Etsy seller did. Decorating the spoon head with wire and beads is a nice touch.

    22. Key Hangers

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    Paint blocks of wood, secure them to wall, and glue on bent silverware for a pretty way to never lose your keys again. Follow this tutorial.

    23. Wrapped Silverware

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    Wrap jewelry in colorful yarn to jazz up utensils for a dinner party, like this blogger.

    24. Eyeball Utensils

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    Cover silverware handles with clay, stick eyeballs in, and bake to set. Check outthese instructions.

    25. Fork Ring

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    Cut the head of a fork and wrap into a ring shape, as in this pin.

    26. Ladies’ Fork Bracelet

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    Bed a fork into a funky bracelet. Check out this video tutorial.

    27. Guys’ Fork Bracelet

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    A more masculine version of the above- read about this and lots of other jewelry thoughts here.

    28. Peace Fork

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    From this image, bend two tines of a fork and stamp “peace” onto the base.

    29. Bowl

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    Weave together silverware into a bowl-like shape, as this Etsy seller did.

    30. Painted Spoons Wall Art

    30. Painted Spoons Wall Art Shares
    Dip the tips of spoons in paint and hot glue them to a canvas. The spoons shown are actually a metallic-looking plastic.Source: BuzzFeed
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