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Household tips

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Organizing Made Fun: 31 Days to {cheaply} Organize Your Home ... Some really good ideas here!

Keep one in the shower filled with a mixture of half vinegar and half Dawn dishsoap. Use it to wipe down the shower while you are in there and your shower will always be clean. Must try this!

wipe down metal objects with vinegar before painting to keep the paint from peeling - I need to remember this

Clothespins with pushpins attached to the back. No more holes in the pictures on your bulletin board.

Jewelry cleaner - another pinner said - tried it today and my engagement ring is almost blinding, it's sparking so much :)

First get a bucket of warm water, not to hot, with a cup full of epsom salt. Allow salt to dissolve before placing your feet inside. Once the salt has dissolved, place your feet inside of the water, allow to soak for up to 30 minutes. 2. Remove feet from water after 3o minutes. Scrub gently with toothbrush to remove all loose, dry skin. This only takes a small amount of time. The skin should be very easy to remove. Rinse feet with water and pat dry with towel, need for summer!

Mattress size diagram

soak old paintbrush in hot vinegar for 30 minutes and good as new! I need to remember this!

This makes way more sense than dragging an ironing board out: Quilted ironing board with magnets for the top of the dryer! -- no more wrestling with the ironing board!

If you want your house to smell heavenly, boil some orange peels with a 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon on Medium heat. ~ I do this come Fall and everyone loves it - an old Southern trick

Melt 1 cup Vaseline in microwave until liquid, stir in 1 packet of koolaid. Pour into container and let sit! Homemade lipgloss... Great for party favors or for girls party to do's

great use of old light globes....and inexpensive dishes

Use hydrogen peroxide and baking soda to clean your old cookie sheets. NO scrubbing! Sure hope this works!

tutorial on how & why to properly clean your makeup brushes. (a tablespoon of white vinegar in a cup of hot water, and a 20 minute soak, followed by a hot, then cold rinse and pat dry will do it. disinfects, dissolves grease/makeup, leaves no film, and inexpensive.)

Make your own makeup magnetic board!

buy the crates at craft store.....great DIY coffee table

Choose your gradient colors from a paint chip card, buy samples of each color,and paint those drawers!

Stacked & glued flower pots for keys, etc

paint the inside of the drawers a contrasting color. love this idea.

Using cabinet doors for storage - I REALLY need to do this!

Smart idea: Punch hole in paper plate and tie ribbon around napkin & utensils. It's much easier for your guests to grab one thing instead of five!

Pencil drawer organizers screwed to the wall for extra pantry storage.

Genius! Use Bookends as Floating Bookshelves

the backs of two antique chairs & make a bench, awesome for the foot of the bed or entryway. So simple!

Choose your gradient colors from a paint chip card, buy samples of each color,and paint those drawers!