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25 Clever Ideas to Make Your Life Easier

Wed, 28 Dec 2011 by Corbridge, Kiera

25 Clever Ideas to Make Life Easier - Taken from TheDailyBuzz.com.au

 

Hull Strawberries with a Straw

Via: amy-newnostalgia.blogspot.com

Hull strawberries easily using a straw.

 

Walnut to Cover Scratches

Via: apartmenttherapy.com

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

 

Crayon Off of TV

Via: unplggd.com

Remove crayon masterpieces from your TV or computer screen with WD40 (also works on walls).

 

Rubber Band Apples to Keep Them White

Via: athomewithrealfood.blogspot.com

Stop cut apples browning in your child’s lunch box by securing with a rubber band.

 

Storing Linens

Via: marthastewart.com

Overhaul your linen cupboard – store bedlinen sets inside one of their own pillowcases and there will be no more hunting through piles for a match.

 

iPhone in a Bowl

Via: realsimple.com

Pump up the volume by placing your iPhone / iPod in a bowl – the concave shape amplifies the music.

 

Store Plastic Bags

Via: savvyhousekeeping.com

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

 

Baby Powder Removes Sand

Via: iheartnaptime.net

Add this item to your beach bag. Baby powder gets sand off your skin easily – who knew?!

 

Velcro Toys to the Wall

Via: realsimple.com

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

 

Store Wrapping Paper

Via: flickr.com

Look up! Use wire to make a space to store gift wrap rolls against the ceiling, rather than cluttering up the floor.

 

Sock Over Vacuum Hose

Via: instructables.com

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

 

 

Cupcake Holder

Via: realsimple.com

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

 

Folding Fitted Sheet

Via: stephmodo.com

For those who can’t stand the scrunching and bunching: how to perfectly fold a fitted sheet.

 

Bobby Pins on Magnet Strip

Via: sprwmn.blogspot.com

Forever losing your bathroom essentials? Use magnetic strips to store bobby pins (and tweezers and clippers) behind a vanity door

 

 

Shower Cap Holding Shoes

Via: realsimple.com

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!

 

Craft Storage in Muffin Tin

 

Via: familyfun.go.com

A muffin pan becomes a craft caddy. Magnets hold the plastic cups down to make them tip-resistant.

 

Power Cord Labels

Via: unplggd.com

Bread tags make the perfect-sized cord labels.

 

Cupcakes in Ice Cream Cones

Via: kiboomu.com

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

 

Popcorn in Paper Bag

Via: squawkfox.com

Microwave your own popcorn in a plain brown paper bag. Much healthier and cheaper than the packet stuff.

 

Tension Rod to Hang Spray Bottles

Via: jengrantmorris.blogspot.com

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

 

Heart Shaped Hard Boiled Eggs

Via: 9gag.com

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

 

Cookie Bowls

Via: wilton.com

Turn your muffin pan upside down, bake cookie-dough over the top and voila – you have cookie bowls for fruit or ice-cream.

 

Aloe Vera Ice Cubes

Via: realsimple.com

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

 

Gutter Garden

Via: lifehacker.com.au

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

 

Egg Carton Storage

Via: re-nest.com

Use egg cartons to separate and store your Christmas decorations.


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