5 Things You Didn’t Know Your Library Card Could Do

5 Things You Didn’t Know Your Library Card Could Do

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5 Unexpected Ways to Use Your Cookie Cutters | No, they’re not just for baking.

5 Unexpected Ways to Use Your Cookie Cutters

Glasses Case as Makeup Organizer | With the cameras flashing and all eyes on you, there’s a lot of pressure to look your very best. Stash extra makeup—think lip gloss and concealer—in an empty glasses case and tuck in your purse for quick touch up’s throughout the day.

Organizing New Uses for Old Things

With the cameras flashing and all eyes on you, there’s a lot of pressure to look your very best. Stash extra makeup—think lip gloss and concealer—in an empty glasses case and tuck in your purse for quick touch up’s throughout the day.

Golf Tee as a Garden Marker | Plunk a tee next to every perennial bulb you plant and you’ll know where the bulbs are even when the leaves are not visible.

5 Clever New Uses for Things You Might Find in Your Garage

Golf Tee as a Garden Marker - Plunk a tee next to every perennial bulb you plant and you’ll know where the bulbs are even when the leaves are not visible.

Charcoal as Dehumidifier | Want a trusty—not rusty—hammer? Stow a lump of charcoal in your toolbox to slow corrosion on hardware.

5 Clever New Uses for Things You Might Find in Your Garage

Charcoal as Dehumidifier charcoal-dehumidifier Photo by Emily Kinni; Styling by Linden Elstran Want a trusty—not rusty—hammer? Stow a lump of charcoal in your toolbox to slow corrosion on hardware.

Candlestick as Bracelet Holder | Bangles bulging out of your jewelry box? Slip them over a candlestick and let them accessorize your dresser.

Organizing New Uses for Old Things

Candlestick as Bracelet Holder Bangles bulging out of your jewelry box? Slip them over a candlestick and let them accessorize your dresser.

Tic Tac Box as Spice Holder | Pack small amounts of your favorite spice (red pepper flakes, anyone?) in old Tic Tac boxes, to season food on-the-go.

Organizing New Uses for Old Things

Tic Tac Box as Spice Holder-- Pack small amounts of your favorite spice (red pepper flakes, anyone?) in old Tic Tac boxes, to season food on-the-go.

Glass Jar as Arts and Crafts Organizer | Kids can see inside the glass jars to find what they’re looking for, from crayons to pompoms. Leave off the lids for extra long supplies, like pipe cleaners or colored pencils.

Organizing New Uses for Old Things

Arts and Crafts Organizer - Kids can see inside the glass jars to find what they’re looking for, from crayons to pompoms. Leave off the lids for extra long supplies, like pipe cleaners or colored pencils.

Sandpaper as Grout Cleaner | Fold a piece of medium-grit sandpaper in half, rough-side out, and use the creased edge to scrub out the stains in bathroom-tile grout.

5 Clever New Uses for Things You Might Find in Your Garage

Hanger as Ribbon Organizer | Turn a tangle of ribbons into a neat presentation. Hang coordinating colors over the prongs of a tie hanger.

Organizing New Uses for Old Things

Gift Tags as File Label Use leftover, adhesive gift tags to label file folders. Holly leaves = medical records, Santa = bills (obviously—you owe him for the bike, the LEGOS, the dollhouse…).

Organizing New Uses for Old Things | Everyday products that help conquer clutter.

Organizing New Uses for Old Things

Cast iron pan as a recipe board. Cast-Iron Pan as Recipe Board. Hang a skillet on a kitchen wall and you’ll have a convenient magnetic spot to display recipes, important reminders, and anything else your brain is too, well, fried to remember.

Hair Elastic as Tights Bundler | Roll up pairs of stockings or leggings and wrap hair ties around them to keep the rolls from unraveling. It will be easier to find a specific pair on mornings when you're, well, tight on time.

Organizing New Uses for Old Things

Hair Elastic as Tights Bundler Roll up pairs of stockings or leggings and wrap hair ties around them to keep the rolls from unraveling. It will be easier to find a specific pair on mornings when you're, well, tight on time.

Golf Tees as Corn Holders | To keep your fingers off the buttery kernels, wedge golf-tee handles into the cob ends.

5 Clever New Uses for Things You Might Find in Your Garage

Tennis Ball as a Comforter Fluffer | Speed up the drying time of bulky bedding by tossing a couple of tennis balls in the load.

5 Clever New Uses for Things You Might Find in Your Garage

Tennis Ball as a Comforter Fluffer tennis-ball-comforter-fluffer Photo by Emily Kinni; Styling by Linden Elstran Speed up the drying time of bulky bedding by tossing a couple of tennis balls in the load.

Colander as Knitting Assistant | To prevent balls of yarn from tangling, string the end of each through a colander hole.

Organizing New Uses for Old Things

Colander as Knitting Assistant. To prevent balls of yarn from tangling, string the end of each through a colander hole.

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