Egg carton makes a cute little sewing basket.
An old rake that lost it's handle can make a great garden tool holder
Old wooden pallets make nice outdoor tables
Bread ties can be labeled and used to keep power cords identified
Tic Tac containers can be used to hold bobby pins
old empty drawers can be painted and stacked as a wall unit
Tin cans can be labeled and used for a child's room or arts and crafts room - just glue Velcro piece to the can and the other Velcro piece to where you want to hang it.
Paint an old tire, fill it with dirt, plant flowers and hang it up