clever uses

This Infographic Is A Cheat Sheet For Clever Microwave Uses

We might forget occasionally how powerful microwaves are. Not only can they heat food quickly, but they’re useful for a variety of other tasks. This graphic shows you several examples of both.


Prevent Car Windows From Fogging Up With Cat Litter-Filled Socks

Foggy windows in your car can be dangerous. A well-placed pair of socks filled with some kitty litter can absorb moisture and prevent the fog from ever happening.


Freeze Gum That's Stuck In Your Hair For Easier Removal

When you get gum stuck in your hair, one of the most common pieces of advice is to use something oily like peanut butter to remove it. An alternative tactic that could help is to freeze it.


Clean Vacuum Attachments And Light Fixtures With A Dishwasher

We all know that dishwashers clean dishes, but they can clean much more. The folks at Parts Select have a big graphic that lists what other things you can put in the dishwasher.


Wrap Oddly Shaped Gifts By Creating A Gift Bag Out Of Wrapping Paper

If you’re giving a gift that doesn’t come in a box, there’s still a way to wrap it without it looking like a crumpled mess. Gift bags are the perfect workaround, and here’s how you can make a simple one with the wrapping paper you probably already have around.


The Easy Way To Ice A Cake Without A Stand

There are many tricks you can use to decorate a cake, including using an oral syringe or toothpick for intricate designs. Amy Machnak shows you how to efficiently frost a cake when you don’t have a stand.


Turn An Old French Door Into A Picture Frame Coat Rack

This looks like a great project for an entryway: Repurpose a French door into a photo gallery and coat rack.


This Shoebox Filing System Organises Your Miscellaneous Objects

Clutter is tough to manage, but a simple solution like this shoebox wall looks great and puts things in their place. Much like museums, using similar boxes for similar items makes them easy to store without looking terrible.


Secure Loose Drawstring Garbage Bags With An Adhesive Wall Hook

Sometimes, it’s a pain to get a garbage bag to fit your rubbish bin perfectly. If you just can’t seem to get your drawstring garbage bags to fit, attaching a wall hook to the side can keep your bag from getting pulled all the way in.


This Method Wraps Gifts With Fewer Folds And Two Pieces Of Tape

As Christmas gets closer, it’s about time for another tradition: frustratingly wrapping gifts. As the above YouTube video demonstrates, though, there’s an easier way.