Chủ Nhật, 18 tháng 12, 2011


Clever ideas: hull strawberries with a straw

Hull strawberries easily using a straw.

Clever ideas: use a walnut to heal furniture scratches

Rubbing a walnut over scratches in your furniture will disguise dings and scrapes

Clever ideas: WD40 for cleaning crayon off TV screens

Remove crayon masterpieces from your TV or computer screen

with WD40 (also works on walls)

Clever ideas: keep a cut apple from going brown

Stop cut apples browning in your child’s lunch box

by securing with a rubber band.

Clever ideas: store bedlinen sets inside their pillowcases

Overhaul your linen cupboard – store bed linen sets inside one of their own pillowcases

and there will be no more hunting through piles for a match.

Clever ideas: bowl as iPhone sound amplifier

Pump up the volume by placing your iPhone / iPod in a bowl

– the concave shape amplifies the music.

Cleaver ideas: wet wipe dispenser as plastic bag storage

Re-use a wet-wipes container to store plastic bags.

Clever ideas: baby powder to remove sand from feet

Add this item to your beach bag.

Baby powder gets sand off your skin easily – who knew?!

Clever ideas: velcro strip on wall to hold soft toys

Attach a velcro strip to the wall to store soft toys.

Clever ideas: gift wrap storage on cupboard ceiling

Look up!

Use wire to make a space to store gift wrap rolls against the ceiling,

rather than cluttering up the floor.

Clever idea: stocking over vacuum to pick up lost items


Find tiny lost items like earrings by putting a stocking over the vacuum hose.

Clever idea: box lid cupcake holder

Make an instant cupcake carrier by cutting crosses into a box lid.

Clever idea: how to fold a fitted sheet

For those who can’t stand the scrunching and bunching:

how to perfectly fold a fitted sheet.

Clever idea: magnetic bobbypin storage

Forever losing your bathroom essentials?

Use magnetic strips to store bobby pins (and tweezers and clippers)

behind a vanity door

Clever idea: use shower caps to hold shoes when packing

A tip for holiday packing.

Store shoes inside shower caps to stop dirty soles rubbing on your clothes.

And you can find them in just about every hotel!

Clever idea: muffin pan craft storage

A muffin pan becomes a craft caddy.

Magnets hold the plastic cups down to make them tip-resistant.

Clever idea: bread tags as cable labels

Bread tags make the perfect-sized cord labels.

Clever idea: cook cupcakes in ice cream cones

Bake cupcakes directly in ice-cream cones – so much more fun and easier for kids to eat.

Definitely doing this!

Clever idea: microwave your own popcorn in a plain paper bag

Microwave your own popcorn in a plain brown paper bag.

Much healthier and cheaper than the packet stuff.

Clever idea: use a tension rod to hang spray bottles

Brilliant space-saver: install a tension rod to hang your spray bottles.


Clever idea: how to make heart-shaped eggs

Win friends at breakfast with this heart-shaped egg tutorial.

Aww shucks!

Clever idea: use upside-down muffic pan to make cookie bowls

Turn your muffin pan upside down, bake cookie-dough over the top

and voila – you have cookie bowls for fruit or ice-cream.

Clever idea: freeze aloe vera lotion for soothing burns

Freeze Aloe Vera in ice-cube trays for soothing sunburn relief.

Clever idea: gutter<br /> veggie garden

Gutter garden:  Create a window-box veggie patch using guttering.

Clever idea: egg cartons for Christmas ornament storage

Use egg cartons to separate and store your Christmas decorations.