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Make A Secret Compartment Tie For Storing Valuables And Other Goodies

Video: We’ve show you how to make secret compartments around your home before, but what about in your clothing? This secret compartment tie can hide your cash and valuables, or help you sneak a drink into the club.

Never Forget A Bottle Opener Again By Attaching One To Your Esky

This scenario might sound familiar: you’ve packed up your esky with beer and ice, you get to your picnic site and you realise you forgot a bottle opener so you’re forced to improvise. You can easily avoid that scenario by attaching one to your esky.

Make Super Tasty Sandwich Spreads And Salad Dressings With (Free!) Takeaway Sauces

I’m a pretty big fan of dipping sauces, and believe they have many uses beyond dipping. Sweet chilli sauce and the like are obviously fantastic on their intended dippers, but next time you order takeaway, ask for a couple extras and set them aside for later use in sandwich spreads, dressings, and marinades.

Make A Tripwire Alarm With A Basic Mousetrap

Whether you’re trying to catch an intruder or give someone a good scare, you can build this simple tripwire alarm in only a few minutes.

Make Mini Apple Pie Bites In About 15 Minutes

Love apple pie, but don’t have the time to bake it from scratch? These mini apple “pie” rolls are an easy alternative, great for lunch packing, snacking, and party hosting.

Turn IKEA Cabinets Into A Murphy Bed

A Murphy bed helps you save space: Pull it down when you need it, back up when you want to use the room for another purpose. Murphy beds are expensive, though. Make one yourself with IKEA cabinets.

Put Your Shower Caddy In The Dishwasher For A Hassle-Free Clean

When you deep clean your bathroom, it can be easy to overlook your shower caddy, but soap scum and mildew are almost certainly building up. Just throw your caddy into the dishwasher for a thorough, but low-effort, clean.

Make Almost Any Type Of Chip With Two Sheet Pans

Whether vegetable, cheese, or prosciutto, few things hit the savoury snack spot quite like a chip. To make a whole bunch of ’em at once, just grab two sheet pans.

Use A Tennis Ball To Make Sanding A Curve Easier

It can be tough to avoid flat spots when sanding a curved object like shelf bracket, but if you wrap the sandpaper around a tennis ball, it’s much easier. The rounded shape of the ball helps you get just the right angle you need.

Make Hand Washing Easier For Your Kid By Reusing A Sippy Cup

Young kids can have trouble washing their hands without splashing water everywhere. Luckily, a mess-free, fun solution is probably already in your kitchen: Modify an old sippy cup to control the flow of water and minimise mess.

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