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for painting on ceilings or other high places to prevents drips.

Soak old paintbrushes in vinegar for 30 minutes. Good as new. Soak in water with fabric softener and paint won't dry on brush. I've been doing this for years. It works.

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50 All-Time Favorite New Uses for Old Things



How it works.

Use a paper cup to catch debris when drilling into the ceiling. smart

Genius!! You could also do this with bras or other stuff you don't want to tumble around - Click image to find more DIY

Painting tip: cut out side of milk container and use bottom to hold paint with built in handle and paint brush holder

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New Uses for Things in the Living Room

nail holder. Good idea

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Community Post: 54 Uses For Binder Clips That Will Change Your Life

Easy Smartphone Dock | Community Post: 54 Uses For Binder Clips That Will Change Your Life

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Smart Solution: Clean a Ceiling Fan with a Pillowcase — Real Simple

How To Clean a Ceiling Fan with a Pillowcase - So useful!

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10 Uses for Wax Paper

Genius!!! Place a layer of wax paper on top of kitchen cabinets where dust and grease particles gather. Every few months, switch out the paper for a fresh sheet.

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Surprising Cleaning New Uses

Seam ripper used to clean vacuum cleaner

Buy mesh bags from dollar store and fill with downy unstoppables then place in linen closet for fresh smelling towels and sheets all the time!

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easy paper plate basket for muffins + printable tags


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Use acrylic-latex caulk every 6 inches, let dry, holds rug in place/won't slip