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Take a basic boring bookshelf, rip the cheap-o backing off, and line it with reclaimed pallet wood

Use Sugar to clean greasy hands. Use about a teaspoon of sugar, a little water, and then wash your hands as normal. If it's a stubborn mix of grease and grime, you can also throw in some liquid dish soap. It works great, and it's a lot easier to keep around than a harsh degreaser and less gunky than cooking spray

Really great info on how to paint laminate-esque furniture without sanding.

This is a fun pin. You have to pay good attention to detail unless you read Chinese. You use wooden blocks and some leather straps to create the illusion of vintage suitcases. Cute decorative gift item.

Use baking soda and vinegar to fix funky towels. Over time, and with many washes, your bath towels will build up detergent and fabric softener residue, leaving them both unable to absorb as much water and smelling kinda funky when they do. Rather than give Target another lump sum, run them through the wash once with hot water and a cup of vinegar, then again with hot water and a half-cup of baking soda, as wikiHow suggests. That strips the residue from them, leaves them smelling fairly fresh ...

Attaching an empty box for used tissues--great idea during cold season!

Tidy Cords by marthastewart: Use foam pipe insulation! #Electric_Cords #marthastewart

Add 1/4 to 1/2 cup of lemon juice to your wash to brighten up your whites! #skipthebleach #cleaning #lemonjuice #clothes #laundry #bleach #bleachalternative

Make Aluminum Embossed Labels out of soda cans

DIY Talking booby Trap Having trouble with people snatching your top-secret stuff? Need help getting some privacy? Here’s a sneaky gizmo you can make to keep those snoops away. It’s a Talking Booby Trap: record your personalized message or sound effect, then hide it in a strategic place. When it’s disturbed, the intruders will hear your surprise warning message telling them to “Get lost!”

Easy DIY dry-erase board. All you need is a picture frame with glass, some pretty scrapbook paper, and erasable markers.

DIY glass etching. Super simple

Barbie Sea Cruiser Dena

  • Dena
    Dena

    Love it!

  • J. Sheridan
    J. Sheridan

    logical, when you stare at the jet pack project long enough....We making these?

no sewing needed...use hem tape instead

How to paint around a toilet- the easy way

slipcover from a tablecloth....so much cheaper than buying one!!!

DIY cell phone charger (lclaims you can TAKE IT ANYWHERE)

DIY: dye a faded (or light wash) pair of jeans

Make speakers from an Ikea salad bowl

Forget painting brick! This is a great tutorial for how to stain it and give it a much cleaner, classy look.

DIY: ruffle pillow

How to roll plastic bags so they come out like wipes.

AMAZING IDEA: Lay out your gallery arrangement. Flip frames over. Mark hanger/nail spot on several pieces of wax paper taped together. Flip waxed paper over, tape to wall, nail into wall where indicated. Remove waxed paper. Hang photos.

Rack for pot lids made by installing cheap curtain rods to the inside of lower cabinet doors.

inexpensive idea for a headboard - 2 doors from lowes, painted and topped with crown molding.