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Use leftover pieces of wood to wrap around your couch or chair arm for a customized mini tray to hold your drinks.
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couch arm wrap. What a great idea when there's no space for an end table
Great idea when there's no room for a coffee table. Couch Arm Wrap - SOLID WOOD reclaimed wood arm drink rest table for couch / sofa. $250.00, via Etsy.
The Couch Arm Wrap | 33 Insanely Clever Things. I love these couch tables!!! Can't get enough of this! I want one!!!
couch arm wrap. What a great idea! Great for small spaces with no room for side tables!
The Original Couch Arm Wrap SOLID WOOD by BlisscraftandBrazen
Repurposed Wine Corks - sliced corks used to protect floors from scratches. For a strong hold, use E-6000 glue. It's the best!
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50 Great Ideas for DIY Wine Cork Craft Projects - Snappy Pixels
Slice a wine bottle cork to attach under a wobbly chair or table leg
Floor protector pads out of WineCorks
slice a wine cork to fix a wobbly chair (and other great wine cork craft ideas)
Wine cork to fix wobbly chair - and other fun cork ideas
Steadying a Wobbly Chair. Use instead of a felt pad so you dont scratch the hardwood floor. Wine corks can come in handy in the dining room to fix an unsteady chair or even a table!!
Homemade Wood Floor Cleaner
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This is a guide about homemade wood floor cleaner. Save time and money by making your own wood floor cleaner.
Homemade Wood Floor Cleaner Recipes | ThriftyFun
Wood Floor Cleaning tips.
Hardwood Floor Cleaner - In a bucket, ix 1/4 cup distilled white vinegar with one gallon warm water. Use a mop on wood or linoleum floors, then rinse with water. Wipe up any pooled solution before it dries. -- Publix FamilyStyle magazine, April/May 2013
Homemade Wood Floor Cleaner
Forget the spice rack!! Use a mop holder to store spices on the inside of a cabinet door. (no more searching through the deep cupboard for that one spice!)
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Forget the spice rack!! Use a mop holder to store spices on the inside of a cabinet door. (no more searching through the deep cupboard for that one spice!) Been looking for a spice storage solution for ages. How simple. Just have to find the mop holder now...
Great way to organize spices and save space!!! Spice Rack Storage (by Consumer Solutions) - stores spice jars on inside of kitchen cabinet, can use 3M stickers so they are removeable.
Forget the spice rack!! Use a mop holder to store spices on the inside of a cabinet door. Get dollar store clear glass spice jars and put fun labels on them
Forget the spice rack!! Use a mop holder to store spices on the inside of a cabinet door. Cool idea
Tea is more than just a tasty beverage–it can do wonders for cleaning wood floors! This goes for both hard wood and laminate flooring. Just buy the cheapest black tea you can find, brew it up, clean the floors, buff the floor with a dry cloth, and you’re done. Here are the 5 benefits of cleaning your wood floors with black tea:
Clean your wood floor with black tea!
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Rural Spin Clean Floor with Tea 5 benefits of cleaning your wood floors with tea.
Teacan do wonders for cleaning wood floors! This goes for both hard wood and laminate flooring. Just buy the cheapest black tea you can find, brew it up, clean the floors, buff the floor with a dry cloth, and you’re done. Here are the 5 benefits of cleaning your wood floors with black tea:
5 Benefits of Cleaning Wood Floors with Tea | Rural Spin
Benefits of cleaning hardwood floors with tea
5 Benefits of Cleaning Wood Floors with Tea
This is something to try! It is a DIY cellphone charger thing. Super cool, Your phone wont get sat on, and adds some style! Made with a lotion bottle.
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What a great idea! Take an old lotion bottle (this is a Johnson & Johnson baby shampoo bottle) and cut it to fit around an outlet and plug. Select some fabric and Mod Podge it on. Instant electronic device holder, clear counters! @ DIY Home Ideas
Another DIY charging station: Take an old lotion bottle (this is a Johnson & Johnson baby shampoo bottle) and cut it to fit around an outlet and plug. Select some fabric and Mod Podge it on.
DIY cell phone charger holder out of a lotion bottle - no more looking all over for where you put it
20 dorm room decor DIYs - cell phone holder made out of a recycled lotion bottle
Community Post: 20 Dorm Room Decor DIYs
A must try for cleaning hard water deposits. This is "cleaning" vinegar not food grade vinegar.
Hard water removing cleaner DIY
Hard water deposit cleaner. Cleaning vinegar (as opposed to regular white distiller vinegar used for food) and salt. Make it into a paste, apply and let sit for 15, then lightly rub the area until all of the deposits disappear.
Clean hard water stains with Cleaning Vinegar (Walmart) and salt
Clean mineral deposits
Clean hard water spots
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Remove Hard Water Deposits - Made From Pinterest
Remove Adhesive in Seconds - Chaotically Creative
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How to remove adhesive in seconds and smell wonderful at the same time!
Remove Adhesive in Seconds - Chaotically Creative (California Scents: Citrus Splash Air Freshener)
Remove Adhesive in Seconds - Chaotically Creative
Remove Adhesive in Seconds! :: Hometalk
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Life Hacks - Chaotically Creative
Remove Adhesive in Seconds with California Scents Citrus Freshener
Hometalk :: Cleaning Ideas :: Joan Loomis's clipboard on Hometalk
Remove Adhesive in Seconds!
(16) Hometalk :: Favorite Kitchen Storage ideas :: Biddle Bits's clipboard on Hometalk
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tension rods. genius. 8 Smart Organizing Tips for the Kitchen 11 Jan posted by TidyMom 48 Comments Pin It If you’re anything like me, once the holiday decorations come down you’re ready to start getting your house a little more organized. The kitchen is the first place I need to start! Here are 8 smart tips to help you organize your kitchen! Kitchen Organization I can’t believe I never thought to put these organizing tools to use in my refrigerator. source : Martha Stewart I love this idea! Use tension curtain rods to create dividers. Buy rods to fit the space, and position pairs of them at intervals. Great for storing platters, cookie sheets and cutting boards
Storing Serving Trays and Platters: Storing baking sheets, cutting boards, and sturdy platters upright on kitchen shelves frees space and keeps you from having to lift a heavy stack when you need only one item. Create dividers for them using tension curtain rods. Buy rods to fit the space, and position pairs of them at intervals. Twist to tighten. #pantry #kitchen #organizers
A bunch of kitchen organizing ideas: my fav is #25, tension rods to store cutting boards and cookie sheets upright.
Use small tension rods to organize cutting boards and baking pans Top 58 Most Creative Home-Organizing Ideas and DIY Projects - DIY & Crafts
Pocket Door Dog Gate
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Better yet: Make it a full pocket door, BUT, cut the door in half and install hardware that will allow you to open just the bottom; think Dutch door... for the next house you build - Pocket gate for kids or pets. One of the best ideas I've ever seen. I could see doing this instead of a baby gate between the kitchen and living room area or the basement stairs etc.
Pocket Door Dog Gate-- great idea~ I must put these everywhere in the new house!
Would think about built in pet gates for next renovation....Pet Gates: 6 Clever & Creative Solutions - this is a great idea! It's a pocket door pet gate!
Use a Pocket Door instead of a baby gate for pets. This is a great idea!!!
Mount an Ikea basket to the wall with brackets and add a scratching board and blanket for this cute little day bed. Weasley would love this!
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DIY Cat Bed. Looks like it's a round wicker basket, hung on the wall, and an old blanket thrown inside. Genius!
Not sure about mounting up high but a cute idea. "A diy cat project so easy even the laziest of pinners can do it TONIGHT in less than 10 minutes! Wicker basket + folded up blanket = BOOM! Instant private kitty oasis perfect for escaping annoying humans"
Nail a large round basket to the wall and put a cozy blanket inside - Instant Cat Bed! Of course... I like that it eliminates the pet bed being kicked around on the floor
This basket cat house is a great way for your shelter cats to get up off the floor for a siesta. You may want to consider something a little more cleanable...maybe rigid plastic that you could then put a soft blanket or bed in.
DIY cat bed, Ikea hack by Sílfide just screw a round basket to wall and make or add a cushion or folded blanket! Easy and cool.
wicker basket cat wall bed,
If you ever build or remodel- recessed outlets so that the plugs don't stick out from the wall. allows furniture to be flat against the wall.
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Use recessed outlets so that the plugs don't stick out from the wall. This allows furniture to be flat against the wall. This might get done in the knee-level wall outlets throughout our house...
Note to self... use recessed outlets so that the plugs don't stick out from the wall. This allows furniture to be flat against the wall. Great idea!
Note to self...if you ever build or remodel - use recessed outlets so that the plugs don't stick out from the wall. This allows furniture to be flat against the wall. Great idea! Good idea for basement or dream house.
Leviton White Recessed 15A Duplex Outlet with Built In Cover Plate. Great Idea: if you ever build or remodel - use recessed outlets so that the plugs don't stick out from the wall. This allows furniture to be flat against the wall.
How to Salvage Old Painted Over Hardware? Good Questions
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This how-to says to boil the hardware in water and baking soda for 15-20 minutes. [How to Salvage Old Painted Over Hardware?]
Simple Cord-Keeper Handle
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Simple Cord-Keeper Handle DIY | My Home My Style
Magic Veggie Twister
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Magic Veggie Twister // given a Red Dot design award, innovative + easy to use.
YES! Yet another kitchen gadget
Magic Veggie Twister- ingenious device that cuts fruits and veggies into spirals, spaghetti strands, and other fun forms.
plug these into an outlet and they'll pick up the signal from your ipod ... play music throughout the house
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Speakers that can go throughout the house. - this is awesome... Great Christmas gift for him
plug these into outlets | they pick up signals from your ipod and play music throughout the house....
why have I never thought of this? Perfect for kids meds. Plus I'm not good at keeping track of this!!
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why have I never thought of this? Perfect for kids meds. Even as a nurse this is a good idea!
Great idea: For a.m. and p.m. on a medicine bottle, and added a date on the side to be extra over the top. If your medication is taken two times daily make two columns. Three times a day, three columns etc. This idea come in handy when more than one of your children is sick or taking more than one prescription.
Oh my gosh - I totally DO THIS! even for my own medicine! What a great idea for forgetful parents (mom mush brain life saver). Too much like work but still a good idea.
Great idea! Sadly, not my own, but was a lifesaver with two taking meds recently.
... great idea ... cross off the doses on your one-time prescription bottles, like antibiotics, with a permanent marker to keep track
Great idea! Why have I never thought of this!? Genius. Site has useful DIY ideas.
Smart Idea for my Adderall prescription bottle and all other meds
Organization - LOVEZILLA
GOTTA remember this!!! Easy way to get rid of mold in shower caulk - Someone else said: "I just tried it and OH MY GOSH does it work! I left it two hours and the mold was completely GONE!" @ MyHomeLookBookMyHomeLookBook
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Utah Deal Diva: Helping Utah Families Live on Less: How to get mold off your shower & a few more cleaning tips
Remove mold from your bathtub caulking by soaking cotton coil in bleach and leaving overnight!
Concrete Gap Filler : pinner said, "Never weed again!! I did this on my patio and driveway. Love it! This is what parks and public places use. Available at Lowes and Home Depot in different colors in the concrete dept. I need to show the hubby this!"
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Concrete gap filler. Home DIY Tip. Never weed again!! I did this on my patio and driveway. Love it! This is what parks and public places use. Available at Lowes and Home Depot in different colors in the concrete dept.
DIY Problem Solvers and Household Tips
DIY Reuseable Dryer Sheets: to make: buy a 4 pack of sponges, cut them in half, place in a container with lid, mix equal parts liquid fabric softener and water, pour over sponges, to use: remove 1 or 2 sponges and squeeze out excess liquid, throw in dryer with clothes, return to container and reuse.
Reusable Dryer Sheets with Fabric Softener DIY
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Soak half a sponge in equal parts water and fabric softener and toss in the dryer before drying your clothes. Voila! DIY reusable dryer sheets!
DIY Reuseable Dryer Sheets! Such a good idea! Equal pets water and fabric softener Store in sealable container
DIy Dryer Sheets: Equal parts water and fabric softener. Cut sponges in 1/2 and put all in a sealed container. to use, just squeeze excess out of sponge and throw in dryer before clothes. Once done, put the sponge back in the solution and use again!!!! :)
DIY Reuseable Dryer Sheets! OH YEAH! Unscented fabric softener and some essential oil for me!
Baking soda used to clean tub stains
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Baking soda used to clean tub stains- and tons of other awesome little cleaning tips and hidden tricks to get your house sparkling in record time.
How to Clean Bathtub Stains. Mix together equal parts baking soda and cream of tartar. Then add enough lemon juice to make a paste. Rub the paste onto the stain with your fingers or a microfiber cloth, and leave it to sit for about 30 minutes. Then rinse the paste (and the stain) away with warm water.
Baking soda used to clean tub stains & other cleaning ideas diy
*Surprising Cleaning New Uses More hidden tricks to get your house sparkling in record time>> Baking soda used to clean tub stains: Create a paste mad up of equal parts baking soda and cream of tartar and a little lemon juice. Let sit for 30 minutes, then rinse.
Baking Soda as bathtub scrub: Rub tub stains away. Create a paste mad up of equal parts baking soda and cream of tartar and a little lemon juice. Let sit for 30 minutes, then rinse.
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Cool life hacks
cool ideas for life
Simple, genius ways to do everyday tasks better
simple life hacks
Just for the wine bottle trick
Pitcher and ice cream tricks are pretty helpful. Like the surge protector at airport too
12 tips for removing almost any stain
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Craft Tip: 12 tips to remove almost any stain
How to Wash and Remove Stains
Will probably come in handy someday
Homekeeping Solutions | How To & Instructions | Martha Stewart
Super Grip Lock Deadbolt strap is a dead end for intruders! Door can't be opened, even with a key. Great for weekends home alone. I want one