Monday, July 11, 2011

Upcycling a three ring binder

I needed hooks next to my BBQ to hang a towel or some tools for grilling.
This project could also fit in a kitchen or an office.

The tools needed:
Pliers and scissors

The material:
A 3 ring binder and 2 screws.

How to make it:
There's no really need for a tutorial on this one. The tricky part might be to remove the rings from the hard cover using the pliers.

These hooks are great outside since you can close them and secure from the wind the stuff hanging.

This upcycling project is not my idea, I give all the credit to Bettina who's also one of my wonderful and creative followers.


  1. Oohh nice that you like my idea Steph and thank you for the link to my blog :-)

  2. You are really welcome! Thanks also to you for stopping by!

  3. Good idea, but it looks pretty ghetto!

  4. Hi there!
    We would love for you to be involved in Retrash if you are interested? it is a book of ideas on ow people are reducing waste through upcycling, repurposing and recycling.
    You can offer a contribution here

    Would love to see your 3 Ring Binder in the book or anything else you would like to submit.
    Thanks and all the best!

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