2016 RePurpose It Contest Entries

Thank you for voting!  Your winners are:

  • Grand Prize, Winner of Popular Vote:
    • #18 Grace Johnson, Physical Therapy Education; Copy paper box into standing desk and storage
      • Receives a 20 minute chair massage from the Wellness Center ($20 Value) and $25 Gift Card to Union Junktion Store.
  • Second Place:
    • #1 Nichole Niehus, Interventional Radiology; Pallet into wine rack
      • Receives a $25 Gift Card from Paradigm Gardens
  • Winner selected by Habitat for Humanity Restore:
    • # 24 EVS “Brighten Your Day Committee” Debra Duke, Olga Echevarria, Tami Howell, Louis Liddick, Peter McClure, Debra Roberts, Kathy Struck, Annette Traurig, & Marie Weilandt; Wooden hangers into a lamp
      • Receives a Habitat Restore $25 gift certificate
  • 2 Winners selected by LiveGreen Committee:
    • #10, Rachel Meyer, OHSCU; Chest of drawers/shelving systems into dollhouse with carport
      • Receives a gift certificate to The Company Store
    • #5, Saralyn Fisher, INBRE Program; Old door, table, shelves, and trim into potting bench
      • Receive a UNMC Bookstore Prize Pack
  • Winner selected by Verdis Group:
    • #19 Cassandra Recek, General Supply; Cardboard packing material into seed starting trays
      • Receives an ALTER EGO personal water filtration duo, courtesy of Pulp–Paperie and Gifts

All entries are still shown here:

(1) Unused pallet repurposed into 2 (1 shown) wine racks.

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(2) Unusable “aqua globe” plant water-ers repurposed into a “bubble garden”; an all season yard decoration.

 

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(3) Defunct computer parts repurposed into a 1’x2′ skyline diorama.

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(4) Gallon juice jug repurposed into a rock salt scoop.

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(5) An old door, cabinet, shelves, trim, and paint, repurposed into a decorative and functional potting bench…with repurposed decorations.

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(6) Piece of wood & vintage glass cupboard knobs repurposed into a necklace holder.

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(7) Old gravy boat and silverware repurposed into a windchime.

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(8) Removed tree stump repurposed into porch decoration.

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(9) Mason jar, twine, and doily repurposed into a candle holder.

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(10) Chest of drawers repurposed into a dollhouse.

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(11) Wine bottle holder repurposed into a rack to hold craft markers.

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(12) Children’s hangers, pieces of ribbon, and shower curtain rings repurposed into a hair accessory holder/organizer.

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(13) Vanity chair and old planter repurposed into a deck planter, with craft beads repurposed into a sun catcher.

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(14) Pallets repurposed into recycle bin holder.

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(15) Ice cream bucket and scrap fabric repurposed into an organizing container for sewing supplies; could also be used for gardening, crafting, fishing, etc.

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(16) Flour sifter, vintage egg beater, cookie cutters and mini-grater repurposed into a wind chime.

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(17) Old door frame with hooks repurposed into coat rack with shelf.

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(18) Copy paper box repurposed into a standing desk; can also be used to raise monitor and for storage of items.

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(19) Cardboard packing materials from iPad lined with coffee filter repurposed into seed starter trays.

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(20) CD cases repurposed into a photo cube decoration.

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(21) Wood fence plank and leftover paint repurposed into a motivational sign/decoration.

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(22) Old kettle repurposed into a planter.

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(23) Leftover conduit spray painted and added glass door knobs (could be anything) repurposed into a curtain rod that won’t sag in middle.

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(24) Wooden hangers repurposed into a lamp.

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(25) Wooden hangers repurposed into a dish rack.

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(26) Wooden hangers repurposed into a table.

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27) Excess plastic pellets from treatment mask system with warm water and an old washer repurposed into a bottle/vial opener.

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(28) Old entertainment center modified and repurposed into a kitchen shelf and microwave holder.

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(29) Creamery can, motorcycle tire rim, and wash basin repurposed into a beverage cooler for the backyard.

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(30) Pallets repurposed into a potting bench.

 

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(31) Card catalog from UNK library repurposed into nursing supply holder in assessment lab.

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(32) Old scrubs repurposed into cloth napkins, eliminating need for paper napkins and paper towels.

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(33) Filing cabinet, portion of the top of an old bar, and towel rods repurposed into a kitchen island.

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(34) Decorative facial tissue box repurposed into stylish plastic bag holder in bathroom; plastic shopping bags are repurposed into bathroom trash bags.

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(35) Vintage chamber pot and scrap wire repurposed into a planter with wire man decoration.

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(36) Cigar boxes repurposed to hold scrap fabric and small sewing supplies.

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