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Who knew.From DIY Home Sweet Home.did you know that Reynolds Wrap has tabs on the sides to keep the roll in place? This and many other tips are given.

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Make your boots stand up straight with just a file folder. Now I know what to do with all those old file folders! Now all my boots stand up straight!

Easier than tape. Why didn't I think of this?

Protect your door handles while painting with aluminum foil. Wrap aluminum foil around your door handle to keep it free from splatter and accidental painting.

How to "cut glass" without a glass cutter.  Here is what you will need to make the vase/candle holder:  -old glass bottles  -nail polish remover  -cotton strong (I used the green yarn pictured below)  -a lighter or matches  -a sink full of cold water  -sand paper

How to cut glass with nail polish remover: Wrap cotton yarn around a bottle times, tie & cut ends. Slide yarn off of the bottle & dip in nail polish remover. Slide the wet yarn back onto the bottle. Light on fire!

I was at a deck party awhile back, and the bugs were having a ball biting everyone. A man at the party sprayed the lawn and deck floor with Listerine, and the little demons disappeared. The next year I filled a 4-ounce spray bottle and used it around my seat whenever I saw mosquitoes. And voila! That worked as well.. It worked at a picnic where we sprayed the area around the food table, the children's swing area, and the standing water nearby. During the summer, I don't leave home without…

Use Listerine as Mosquito Spray: @ deck party bugs were awful! Man @ Party Sprayed the Lawn & Deck with Listerine, & little demons disappeared. Next time I filled a Spray Bottle & Used it whenever I saw mosquitoes. And voila! That worked!

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Use boiling water and two teabags to clean hardwood floors. The tannic acid in tea creates a beautiful shine for hardwood floors. Let two teabags steep in the boiling water for a few minutes. Pour the tea into a bucket. Take a soft cloth and wring it out

hang your pictures using a pull tab from a soda can

Pull Tab Picture Hanger

Pull Tab Picture Hanger — DIY How-to from Make: Projects. I have so many frames I want to use this on! For the frames I can't put the screw to, I'll use hot glue!