Are you overwhelmed by the number of custom reusable bags you have? Reusable bags can be used for more than just taking them shopping.
These are 20 great uses for the extra bags that you have accumulated over the years.
You can plant tomatoes in them. Fill it with dirt and hang it up. Cut a hole in the bottom big enough to accommodate the roots. Keep it hydrated. Potted plants are more likely to dry than those in the ground.
Trick-or-treating with your children is not easy with plastic bags. They often have tiny holes in their bottoms, which you won’t notice until half the candy is gone. You’ll be a big help to your kids if you give them reusable bags.
You can use them as beach bags. Just grab the bag from the door and grab it. For extra protection, you might also want to add some soothing after-sun cream.
You can use them as dance bags. Are your kids interested in dancing? They now have dance bags! Instead of carrying their dance shoes and leotards in fancy bags with images of ballet slippers, let them use reusable bags.
Keep your knitting projects organized. Knitting is only the beginning. Your extra bags can be used to store a variety of crafts, including crochet and knitting.
Take them to karate classes. Keep your gi, pads, and anything else in the bag. Although you may be only a blue belt in Karate, you can quickly become a black belt by reusing old bags.
Keep your books organized. You probably have many books at school. This is a great way to use up your reusable bags. If you are in college, you might use two to three books per year. These textbooks can be very heavy!
Make them look better. You can paint it with glitter, rhinestones, or any other material you have. You can cover the logo and name, or make it prettier.
Let your kids bring their stuff to camp. It’s okay! You can just toss the extra into the reusable bags that you purchased at your local market.
You can use them as overnight bags. Have your daughter pack her clothes, makeup, and nightgown in one reusable bag.
Keep your cassettes and CDs safe. You can stack them in a reusable bag and keep them in your closet until you decide what to do.
Get puppies for them! I don’t understand why you would, but this photo shows that you are not the first to do it.
You can hang them up as Christmas stockings. You can even put more stuff inside!
Keep your recyclables organized in bags. Use the bag to carry them to the recycling center.
Create ruffled bags. Add fabric ruffles and a reusable shopping bag for a cute ruffled bag.
Donate them to the local food pantry. Food pantries are always in search of bags to distribute food in. customized reusable bags can be just as welcomed as plastic bags.
Turn them into throw pillows. Fill extra bags with your favorite stuff and place them on your sofa or bed as accent pillows. Even plain bags can be made into cute pillows.
These bags can be used to organize your items. Keep related objects in the same bag. You’ll find it easier the next time you need it.
You can use them to bag your items at your yard sales.
You can use one to carry your pet around. You can just carry her around in a reusable shopping bag.