How do I use these?


These are hotdog/marshmallow skewers, about 36"long. What can they be repurposed as other than in the garden, they rust.

q how do i use these
  15 answers
  • GrandmasHouseDIY GrandmasHouseDIY on May 10, 2021

    That might be fun for wall art if you include clothes pins you could do a changing art gallery of pictures and things!

  • If you wanted to use them in the garden, you could use a spray sealer on them.

    • Redcatcec Redcatcec on May 18, 2021

      Seal them so they don't rust and put them in the garden would add a touch of color. Thanks.

  • Deb K Deb K on May 10, 2021

    Hell, you could use these in doors as stakes on your potted plants, or outdoors, does not matter if they rust. Or use them to with some fairy lights, tie them together at the handles to form a teepee, string fairy lights onto them and use as yard lighting.

  • Cheryl A Cheryl A on May 10, 2021

    buy little clips or the mini clothes pins and hang photos on them

  • You could connect them into a plus sign then weave fairy lights or different yarns/ropes around in a diamond pattern to make some wall art.

  • Dee Dee on May 10, 2021

    I would spray them with lacquer and use them in large pots to hold up tomato, pepper and cucumber plants.

  • Vimarhonor Vimarhonor on May 10, 2021

    Hello. They might be woven together along with fabric strips and yarn to make a wall art piece.

  • Michelle Leslie Michelle Leslie on May 11, 2021

    Hi there, you can attach them to an empty frame horizontally and clip memo's or photos on the wire with clothes pegs

  • Kathy Gunter Law Kathy Gunter Law on May 11, 2021

    You could paint them with RustOleum and they should not rust.

  • Maura White Maura White on May 11, 2021

    I love the idea of using fairy lights around them to make wall art!

    • Redcatcec Redcatcec on May 18, 2021

      Wall art is a favorite around our house, what a great idea! Thank you.

  • Thriving With Less Thriving With Less on May 12, 2021

    Frame them!! Take off the handles and mount them to a mat board. If you want, paint them a rusty color or even black. Also, you can cover the mat board with old papers (ie music sheets or pages from a dictionary, old book, etc). Another idea might be to lay them sideways; mount them on wood planks or old fence boards and turn them into a headboard for a twin bed. They're a cool design - hope you find a great way to reuse them!!

    • Redcatcec Redcatcec on May 18, 2021

      Thanks for your ideas, love the thought of a background with sheets of music, that always has been a go-to.

  • Johnavallance82 Johnavallance82 on May 13, 2021

    Hi, Train plants up them, such as Climbers - Beans etc.

    • Redcatcec Redcatcec on May 18, 2021

      Great idea, love the idea of repurposing them in the garden. Will probably put them in a container with the pole beans. Many thanks.

  • Flipturn Flipturn on May 14, 2021

    Keep them until the holiday season. Then use them as a structure to wind Christmas lights around then put them on display where you would like lights, but where there is no wall to attach on to.

  • Annie Annie on May 15, 2021

    Perhaps they can be used for a climbing vine...

  • Sue c. Sue c. on May 15, 2021

    Every fall I scrub mine down with detergent and let them dry. Then I either spray with PAM spray or rub them down with mineral oil. They are clean and ready to use come spring. The rust washes right off before I use them the first time.