You too can turn egg cartons into things you can hang on the wall, or a door, or give to friends and let them know you're low on funds.

There were lots of these books - part of the DIY movement in the 60s and 70s. Either it was meant to appeal to housewives desperate for something to fill the hours while the kids were at school, or something to keep the little devils busy when they got home.

Let's take a look at all the options for turning old stuff into ugly new stuff.