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Most people spend nearly one third of their lives on bed sheets – it’s pretty crazy when you think about it. Given that we spend so much time on them, a lot of us invest in nice bed sheets so that we are as comfortable as possible when we sleep.

That being said, when bed sheets become worn or faded, you usually just replace them and throw away the old, worn-out sheets. But instead of trashing your old bedding, consider recycling them instead. There are so many brilliant uses for bed sheets that you wouldn’t think of. They contain a lot of material that can be repurposed in a lot of different ways. We scoured the Internet for the best uses for old bed sheets so that you can upcycle them to your hearts content.

These 40 uses for old sheets will help you think out the box so you can still utilize your old bedding when it’s time to replace it. Do you know of any other great uses for old bed sheets? If so, let us know in the comments below.