Using straws to keep necklaces from getting bundled up
If you're going on a trip and want to pack various jewelery like necklaces and bracelets. Instead of throwing them in a box and spend a lot of time trying to unbind them from each other, thread a straw through the end of each piece of jewelerry, so it stays exactly the same!
Multi-purpose Toilet Paper
Roll - part 1
WAIT! Before you throw that roll of
toilet paper away, you can actually
do quite a bit with it.
For example, a roll of toilet paper is
a perfect solution to keep cables
from getting too bound with each
Multi-purpose Toilet Paper Roll - part 2
Another handy option is to use it as a device to hold hair pins and bands, which as we know, have a tendency to get lost.
Plastic bag on demand
Forget about the pile of plastic
bags you are hoarding under the
sink or putting one inside the other
to make a puffed up ball. Make their
storage a lot more pleasing to the
Find an old tissue box, insert plastic
bags in good condition, and just pull
them out one by one when you need
to. It'll look nicer and give you a handy option in any room of the house.
Oiling your shoes
Shine your leather shoes using plant oil.
At first, use a soft, moist towel to remove the dirt and dust, and then drip a little oil on a moist cloth. Rub the oiled cloth gently against the shoes and you will have a shining solution!
Camera or phone in a soap box
If you've lost your camera satchel,
it isn't the end of the world! You can
still keep it safe. Find a plastic soap
box, make sure the size is right so
the camera doesn't move inside and
suffer hits - and there's another
If you want to toast some bread and add a piece of cheese, there's no need to use the oven - just put the toaster carefully on its side and do the same with the bread and cheese to get cheese toast.
Shoes in a shower cap
A shower cap is a convenient,
clean and easy to fit solution for
Instead of carrying around noisy
plastic bags or suffer the dirty
shoes touching your clean clothes,
use this delicate hat and its high
quality rubber to store and carry
around shoes easily.
Use a new and clean tooth brush to brush the fibers off the corn cobs, and to make it ready for lunch quickly and efficiently.
This glass won't slip
If you want to avoid having a glass
slip from between your fingers, put
a few rubber bands around it, and
it'll never slip again!
A safe and easy way to carry your manicure set from place to place (scissors, nail file etc.) is by putting these sharp items in a plastic box meant for glasses. Of course, make sure it doesn't already have glasses inside... The hard plastic will keep the pointy ends from doing damage and is extremely easy to carry.
Audio cassettes may not be in
use anymore, but you can still
use their plastic casings.
If you want to keep earphone
cables or USB cables from
intertwining, use these boxes
to loop them around neatly,
and they are also transparent
and compact, perfect for checking
that the cables haven't made knots!
Removing stubborn stains
A lemon is very useful in removing stubborn stains from plastic or wood cutting surfaces. Squeeze half a lemon on the surface, rub well and let it sit for 20 minutes before washing.
A magnet in the medicine cabinet
To prevent your metal tools (scissors,
tweezeers, file, or any other small
metal objects) from getting lost in
your cabinet, glue a small magnet
in the inner side of the cabinet, so
they are never out of reach...
From frame to tray
Don't want your old picture anymore? No problem! Turn it into a handy and decorated tray!
If you're going on an errand and
don't want to carry your keys and
wallet with you, use this clip to carry
both key and money without losing
Metal foil on handles
Painting around door or window handles is always a bit of a problem, and plastic bags usually take too much space around them. A great solution is just using metal foil to wrap the handles tightly, and to remove after you're done painting!