Monitors were pretty expensive at a time but now we are saving them as relics because they have become so rare since laptops and tablets came to market. So you probably have one somewhere around in the house. Take that you, remove the dust and do one of these 6 DIY projects.
1. Make a pot out of your old monitor
You can get instructions over here.
2. Create a magazine rack
3. Make a frame for your family picture
That can be done with a flat screen monitor.
4. A small box for you pet
5. Create a puppet theater
Use this this guide to make this DIY theater.
6. A tank for your gold fish
Fish tank guide