Catch Paint Drips With Container Lids

Save the plastic lids from refrigerated products such as cream cheese or dip for your next painting project. They'll save you the step of scrubbing paint drips off your hands by providing an easy drip catcher.

The photo above, like many MacGyver tricks, largely speaks for itself. You could also perform a similar trick with the lids from soft drinks in fast-food outlets.

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    if you have paint dribbling off the brush, then maybe you might just have too much paint on the brush.

    A creative idea, but I imagine you would lose a lot of control for more precise work.

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