New Uses For Tired Vinyl Tablecloths

A few months ago I decided that I never wanted to use another vinyl tablecloth. I’d rather use cloth ones and bite the bullet when it comes to doing the laundry. Being an Irish gal raised by an Irish mother and grandmother though, there was no way I was just going to toss my vinyl tablecloths in the trash can. Tag along as I look for ways to use my vinyl tablecloths …

Diaper Changing Pad

Click this image for the tute.I especially like this idea because if the changing pad gets so yucky that wiping it off is no longer an option I wouldn’t have any qualms about just tossing it.

Smashed Peas And Carrots Diaper Pad Tutorial





Children’s Art Center

A vinyl tablecloth is idea to cover the floor when the kiddos are working on a messy art project.


Plant Doilies

Cut circles from your vinyl tablecloth that are slightly bigger than your flower pots. These are great for protecting your floors and furniture from any moisture. Bonus – your new doilies will keep the pots from sticking to the surface they’re resting on.

Shelf & Drawer Liners

Cut your tablecloth to fit shelves and drawers for pretty liners with a little extra cushion, perfect for storing breakable items.


Patio Pillows

Cut your tablecloth and stitch or tape to make covers for your existing patio furniture pillows.


Car Protector

Keep a vinyl tablecloth in your car for when you’re transporting pets, wet and/or sandy children, plants …


Beach Totes

Cut and stitch or tape into custom-sized beach totes. Easy to clean and easy to toss out when they get too gross.


Card Table Cover

If you have an old card table with a top that’s seen some wear and tear you can cut and glue a vinyl tablecloth to the top to make a pretty new card table.


If you have any other ideas for using a vinyl tablecloth please comment below.


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I started this blog to share with you all the results of years of turning trash into treasures. Hopefully I'll spark some new creative thoughts and if that happens I hope that you'll share your discoveries and together we’ll build a blog that will singlehandedly reduce global warming and save the world! Okay, maybe that’s a grand goal but we should be able to at least downsize our own trash output.

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