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"The most essential part of designing your home is that you create a home that truly represents you...or the person you aspire to be."
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Monday, October 15, 2012

New Uses for Old Things

My all time favorite magazine is Real Simple. It gives you, the reader, all kinds of ideas, recipes and information to make life simple. I found this great article online--here are few of my favorites, but if you go to the link I have attached, there are 50 uses for old things.






A clear hair elastic binds blooms together for a better arrangement in a wide-mouth vase. Stretch the elastic around the stems, then let the flowers fall naturally.

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Ketchup Bottle as Pancake Batter Dispenser

Make no-mess pancakes with the help of a ketchup bottle: Pour in batter, then squeeze out precise portions.
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Eyeglasses Case as Manicure Kit

An unused glasses case makes a convenient storage spot for nail files, clippers and other manicure essentials while on the go.
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Plastic Straw as Stem Extender

Boost a meager bouquet to new heights by inserting short flower stems into plastic straws to give them greater stature.

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A giveaway shower cap becomes the perfect wrapper for shoes when traveling, preventing them from dirtying clothes packed in your suitcase.

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Source:http://www.realsimple.com/home-organizing/new-uses-for-old-things/favorite-new-uses-00000000019718/page2.html

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