Don't know what to do with grandma's old phone? This DIY project will definitely give you something to do with the dusty telephone.

Using an old, plastic, rotary phone as the main material, simply add flexible pipe and electric parts to create a unique and stylish retro lamp.

If you're a pack rat and are afraid of throwing things out, then why not partake in a DIY project by turning your junk into a usable gadget?

Implications - Consumers are turning to products crafted from recycled materials for financial and environmental reasons. Businesses can benefit from this by incorporating reclaimed material in their existing products, lowering the cost of production and the price for customers. The customized and imaginative appearance of reused items also appeals to consumers interested in intelligent design and customization.