If you come across old spindles, make sure you save them. Here are 7 fun DIYs you can make

If you like thrifting and antiquing, there's no doubt you've come across or have in your garage some old spindles. You're not sure exactly what to do with them, so they collect in a pile. You may be surprised just how many cute craft ideas use spindles!
Not only does this repurpose your old spindles, but you can create a completely new item with a totally different purpose. And let's face it, spindles have that adorable shabby chic look to them from the beginning!
1. Spindle snowman (h/t HomeAid Crafts)
As it turns out, spindles are perfect for holiday decorations. In fact, there are many uses for spindles that involve Christmas, including an angel, Santa, and this adorable spindle snowman.
2. Wind chimes (h/t Confessions of a Serial DIYer)
Wind chimes are an easy way to liven up your patio or porch, and spindle wind chimes are like nothing you've seen before.
3. Candlesticks (h/t Little Vintage Nest)
Create the cutest candlesticks with spindles. These look great as a centerpiece on your table or as even as a wedding reception decoration for a shabby ceremony.
4. Ladder (h/t Country Design Style)
You can use this cozy-looking ladder to hold blankets, scarves, or simply to lean against a wall and look adorable.
5. Bench/table (h/t Beyond the Picket Fence)
Put together this adorable bench/table and delight in the colorful, cute composition of reclaimed wood and spindles. Easy to craft, this can perk up any spot.
6. Planters (h/t My Love 2 Create)
Add a burst of color to your porch when you craft porch planters out of old drawers and recycled spindles. These pieces come together beautifully and have so much charm.
7. Heart (h/t Scavenger Chic)
An adorable Valentine's or everyday decoration, this piece is sure to make you fall in love! Use various spindles of different lengths and sizes to create the cutest, most vintage-style heart around.
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