DIY inspiration: 3 old chairs --> bench. This would look much better if the 3 chairs matched.good use for a set missing one chair, or where a couple chairs have broken pieces and can cobbled together to make one.
A laundry basket make a great container for growing mushrooms! The holes are already there for you; allowing for air flow, drainage, and easy fruiting/picking. Using this method with oyster mushrooms is great for beginners.