Line paint trays with foil - OMG, ingenious!

Rubber band..less mess

Soak old paint brushes in HOT vinegar for 30 minutes and then wash. The old paint will come out and they will be as good as new.

How to paint trim. So much easier than taping!

great idea

Good idea! cover knobs, etc with aluminum foil before painting walls, doors, etc

By-Your-Side Ironing Board

Wrap an aluminum foil box and put muffins/cupcakes in it for gifts. Genius

Why can't I think up these things? What a simple way to keep bugs out of drinks.

Handmade Teacup Candles

Before painting around a toilet, remove the toilet tank lid and cover the entire tank with a kitchen trash bag.

So why didn't I think of that?!

When painting something, use a few push pins in the back of the object to lift it off of the table. No more sticking to whatever its painted on!

How To Caulk A Perfectly Straight Line


I did this over the weekend and it worked great, only I didn't clean my stove filter. I cleaned the artificial ivy that I have above my kitchen cabinets.

Pour one cup vinegar (into a 2-cup measuring cup or bowl) then add one cup of hot water to that. Place measuring cup (or bowl) in the microwave, set your timer for approximately 10 minutes and turn it on. After 5-10 minutes (this will depend on how powerful your microwave is)…CAREFULLY remove the cup with the HOT liquid (use an oven mitt!) and wipe out the inside with a wet rag.

Use a dry erase marker to write on the top of your washer what items are in that load that should not go in the dryer. Duh. Why have I never thought of this?

Press and seal wrap instead of taping everything. Smart