Temporary Extension Cord Protection for Christmas Lights- If you're having a party or some other event in the yard and you need additional electricity sources, here's a great way to keep extension cord plugs dry. Cut notches in the opposite sides of a reusable plastic container and snap on the lid. Your plugs will stay dry if it happens to rain or the ground is moist.
Give markers, colored pencils, and crayons a travel-friendly container (not like those cardboard boxes that tear and fall apart). The bottle exterior gives it structure, while colorful zippers makes it sealable. Get the tutorial at Make It & Love It »
How to make plastic containers look nice. These are *really* handy to have in your room — but they're not always the prettiest. If you don't want to (or can't) tuck it away in the closet, here's how you can spruce em' up a bit!