24 Clever Ideas to Make Life Easier
Why didn’t I think of that?! We guarantee you’ll
be uttering those words more than once at these
ingenious little tips, tricks and ideas that solve
Hull strawberries easily using a straw.
Rubbing a walnut over scratches in your furniture
will disguise dings and scrapes.
Remove crayon masterpieces from your TV or
computer screen with WD-40.
Stop cut apples browning in your child’s lunch box
by securing with a rubber band.
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.
Pump up the volume by placing your iPhone & iPod
in a bowl. The concave shape amplifies the music.
Re-use a wet-wipes container to store plastic bags.
Add this item to your beach bag. Baby powder
gets sand off your skin easily. Who knew?!
Attach a Velcro strip to the wall to store soft toys.
Use wire to make a space to store gift wrap rolls
against the ceiling, rather than cluttering up the
Find tiny lost items like earrings by putting a
stocking over the vacuum hose.
Make an instant cupcake carrier by cutting
crosses into a box lid.
For those who can’t stand the scrunching and
bunching: how to perfectly fold a fitted sheet.
Forever losing your bathroom essentials? Use
magnetic strips to store bobby pins, tweezers
and clippers behind a vanity door.
Store shoes inside shower caps to stop dirty
soles rubbing on your clothes. And you can
find them in just about every hotel.
A muffin pan becomes a craft caddy. Magnets
hold the plastic cups down to make them
Bread tags make the perfect cord labels.
Bake cupcakes directly in ice-cream cones – so
much more fun and easier for kids to eat.
Microwave your own popcorn in a plain brown paper
bag. Much healthier and cheaper than the packet
Install a tension rod to hang your spray bottles.
Turn your muffin pan upside down, bake cookie-dough
over the top and voila, you have cookie bowls for fruit
Freeze Aloe Vera in ice-cube trays for soothing
Create a window-box veggie patch using guttering.
Use egg cartons to separate and store your