07/06/2013 10:17 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

7 Beach Towel DIYs That Turn Old Terrycloth Into Something Special (PHOTOS)

Every summer, we notice just how many beach towels we've amassed over the seasons. Most really have seen better days, yet it feels weirdly wasteful to throw them out. Though you may not easily come up with another use for towels (except maybe as rags), a few more creative minds have come up with great projects that repurpose these poolside must-haves.

Beach Blanket
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Credit: My Material Life

Pillow Cover
beach towel crafts
Credit: Modhomeecteacher/Curbly

Painted Towel
beach towel crafts
Credit: The Swell Life

beach towel crafts
Credit: Dana Made It

Upcycled Tote
beach towel crafts
Credit: Make: Craft

beach towel crafts
Credit: Dana Made It

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Credit: The Golden Adventures Of A Very Dark Horse

Looking for more fun craft ideas? Then be sure to click through our slideshow below.

Craft Of The Day

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