Old Yoga Mat? 5 Ways to Reuse It

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Whether you've replaced your old yoga mat with a new one or you have one that sits in your closet untouched - don't throw it out! There a great options to reuse it and who doesn't like that? These 5 clever hacks will have you putting that old mat to good use in not time.
Time: 20 MinutesCost: $0Difficulty: Easy
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Be sure to give your old yoga mat a good wipe down with a proper cleaning spray.
  • old yoga mat 5 ways to reuse it
Hack No. 1 - Cut a small square out of your yoga mat.






  • old yoga mat 5 ways to reuse it
Trace a circle out of a small round object. I used an embroidery hoop. Cut out your circle.
  • old yoga mat 5 ways to reuse it
Say "good-bye" to tight jar lids. You've got yourself a handy gripper that will unscrew the toughest of jars and containers.
  • old yoga mat 5 ways to reuse it
Hack No.2 - Use a quarter or a small coin to trace out multiple circles. Cut them out with scissors.
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Apply a small dab of glue to each circle.
  • old yoga mat 5 ways to reuse it
No more scratched floors! Attach them to the bottom of chairs, couches, tables, and more. You've just made some furniture pads.
  • old yoga mat 5 ways to reuse it
Hack No.3 - Trace a small cutting board onto a piece of your yoga mat. Cut it out.
  • old yoga mat 5 ways to reuse it
Boom! You just made your own mouse pad.
  • old yoga mat 5 ways to reuse it
Hack No.4 - Old yoga mats make for great drawer/cabinet liners. They are spongy, durable and non-slip! Plus, you have so many color and pattern options too.
  • old yoga mat 5 ways to reuse it
Hack No.5 - Hot pot? Protect your counter top with this clever trivet style counter protect. No hot spots to see here!

Suggested materials for this project:

  • Yoga mat  (on-hand)