How to Reuse and Recycle Household Items

Nicole Curtis shows you how to save a fortune with some creative tips.
3:00 | 02/13/14

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streaming live for you on your phone, tablet, or match. These two doors don't match but we put them together and built a wall. You get division and the sunlight. It's lots of fun. It's a talking point in your house when you have a new build. And when we grow out of our sweaters. What can we do? I'm very frugal. I use everything scrap of every bit of material. I had this idea. I was taking sweaters to good will. I was like, this would make some cute pillow. Go home and sand-sew these tonight, sitting in the snow pile. Hot glue gun. I could do the -- when you involve the hot glue gun, this is when I get excited and terrified. And you think, a sweater, often the softest thing you have in the house, why not make it into a pillow? It's all skrab crappy any way. I live in my home. Robin, I worked on this before the show. You're going to do needlepoint later. The other thing I love to do is reupholstering everything. I love a painter's tarp, not for painting, but for -- We share that. Just a few dollars. A huge tarp. And it's really simple. Just use -- this is the manly thing to do because there's a staple gun involved, right? I am not the man. You can. It's simple. You just cut it out and you staple it all the way around there. And within minutes, we have a new -- Bang. Oh, gosh. Are we good? It's all good. . Just keep doing it and doing it and doing it. So nice to meet you. We have improved these. If you want more DIY, go to our website, on Yahoo!. And Nicole's step-by-step tips for transforming an old cabinet. It's awesome and virnlly impossible for me. I'm so glad you're here. We should have done that. We have a drill.

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