Like Goldilocks, you sprawled across every last bed in the store until you found the one that’s just right. Out with the old, in with the new. And in the blink of an eye, you’ll say sayonara to the mattress that’s had your back through many nights. But, that doesn’t mean you need to send it to the landfill. If you’re looking for ways to repurpose the materials before disposing of a mattress, we’ve collected five creative uses for old mattresses and bed spring crafts for you to try.
Before you spring into action, here’s how to tear apart your mattress to get down to all the reusable pieces and parts.
Bed Spring Crafts and Other Creative Ways to Upcycle Your Mattress
1. Bed Spring Wine Rack Craft
Blend repurposed wood with old bed springs to create a handmade wine bottle rack. Mount the piece in your kitchen or dining room for a charming conversation starter at your next wine and cheese party.