04/28/2013 08:34 am ET | Updated Apr 29, 2013

New Uses For Old Things Like Jeans, Wine Corks And Egg Cartons (PHOTOS)

We're always happy to find new uses for old things. We get particularly excited when repurposing involves taking something that might be considered garbage -- like an old wine cork -- and giving it a second life as a cool craft. From jeans that don't fit to empty egg cartons, we've rounded up nine of the best ways to put these items to work in your home.

Click through our slideshow and get inspired. Then, get busy!

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