Whether you’re a coffee addict or you don’t let the stuff touch your lips, you seriously need a big stash of coffee filters. Why? Well, they’re great for so many household uses! Check out these surprising coffee filter uses when cleaning, gardening, crafting and more.

Coffee filters are great for so many household uses! Check out these surprising coffee filter uses when cleaning, gardening, crafting and more.

18 Surprising Coffee Filter Uses

Keep potting soil inside the pots. No more mess on your floors!

Use a coffee filter to strain foods.

Use coffee filters as hot dog holders when you’re having a cookout. How smart is that?

Wipe down your car interior. Coffee filters don’t leave lint behind.

Dust off your electronics when you don’t have a microfiber cloth on hand.

Put a coffee filter in your toddler’s potty for #2. Why didn’t I think of that?

Weird Ways to Use Coffee Filters

Coffee Filter Hacks

Clean your windows and mirrors with glass cleaner and coffee filters.

Put greasy foods between coffee filters to absorb some of the oil.

Make beautiful coffee filter roses. They’re great for parties.

When you’re crafting with your kids, put small dollops of paint in coffee filters or paper plates for easy cleanup.

Use coffee filters to cover dishes in the microwave to eliminate food splatter.

Coffee filters are great for so many household uses! Check out these surprising coffee filter uses when cleaning, gardening, crafting and more.

How to Repurpose Coffee Filters

Protect your cast iron skillets between uses.

Add liquid fabric softener to coffee filters to make your own dryer sheets. You’ll save quite a bit over buying them in the store.

Start seeds for your garden.

Blot your face when your skin is feeling oily and icky.

Use them to make scented satchets to put in your drawers and closets.

Learn to make your own tea bags out of coffee filters even if you prefer loose leaf tea. It’s a skill that will come in handy when camping;  you can just take a few tea bags along with you.

Try one of these coffee filter projects that you can make with the little ones.