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A paint pen can change your staples for those special items like invitations and programs. Good idea!


Brush holder


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Dream Bank

Put a picture of what you're saving for in a shadow box and cut a slit for money - that would be great inspiration to save. (Cute idea for kids)

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60 New Uses For Everyday Items

Buttons As Earring Holders Keep those earring pairs together with buttons! This is not only useful for traveling, but if you have a large...

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50 All-Time Favorite New Uses for Old Things

Some of our smartest ways to rethink common items.

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Painting New Uses for Old Things

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

When you get out a new roll of toilet paper, place a few drops of your favorite essential oil in the cardboard tube of the toilet paper. This will release the scent of the oil each time the paper is used.

WHY NOT!?~Today’s “5 Minutes or Less” project is blinged out keys! Super fun, cheap, and great project to do with the older kids or group of girlfriends.

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50 All-Time Favorite New Uses for Old Things

Plastic Straw as Stem Extender. "Boost a meager bouquet to new heights by inserting short flower stems into clear plastic straws to give them greater stature." From REAL SIMPLE "50 All-Time Favorite New Uses for Old Things"

Our Pinterest followers have spoken, these are the most popular new uses, each with more than 500 repins.