15 Genius People Who Fixed Broken Stuff Instead Of Throwing It Away


If you’re a fan of Do It Yourself, you’ll know how much fun and satisfaction you can get from repairing a broken thing. One of the very best feelings is knowing that you’ve saved something from going to landfill and damaging the environment. You can just fix it and make it as good as - or even better than - new. If you’re in need of a little inspiration, this video could give you some cool new ideas.

Supposing you ended up with a hole in your wall after an accident. Pretty horrible looking and tricky to repair, right? One person turned what could have been an awful mistake into a work of art that saved themselves money, made their home look nice and gave visitors something to talk about.

If you’ve got a car, you’ll know how dents and scratches can be some of the hardest and costliest things to fix. Imagine how bad it’d look if you’d had a collision with a lorry. Watching this video, you’ll hear how a man was able to transform his damaged car door into a beautiful, artistic map using only some pens.

Imagine moving into your first home and finding out your chairs didn’t have any seats. That’s what happened to one couple, but rather than panic, they hit the thrift store and repaired them using a commonplace item of clothing.

You’ll also learn about fixing vases with gold thread, saving moth eaten sweaters, what to do with a broken plant pot, and much more. If you watch the video all the way to the end, you can find out how to save a broken cellphone. Make sure to subscribe to The Things once you’re done, and tell us your genius ways of fixing things.