Shoe Box Charging Station

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Avoid your cables from tangling when charging multiple devices. Create your own charging station out of a shoe box.

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Toothpaste As Linoleum Cleaner

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Polish or clean linoleum floors with toothpaste to remove scuff marks and make them look good as new.

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Hand Spun Newspaper Yarn

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Turn newspapers into hand-spun yarn by cutting them into strips, twisting them tightly and attaching the next strip 4 inches after the end of the previous strip.

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VHS Picture Frames

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Repurpose old VHS cases as a picture frame with secret storage inside. Simply screw the case on the wall and slide a picture under the plastic cover.

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DIY tray and laptop support

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A few months ago I was talking to Irene about the fact that I’d have loved to create a makeover onto an everyday fruit basket, like the ones you find at the market. But was quite annoied because having a full time job means not being able to go to the market unless you wake up early saturday morning: ok I love One O but I’m not gonna do this. May it be clear. :-P The day after Irene showed up at my place with a – not so beautiful – fruit basket. Yey! Near her bf house everyday takes place a market and all the baskets were just left there from the day. How could that be called other than luck? Yup.

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Creative Halloween Pumpkins by Ray Villafane

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Artist and sculptor Ray Villafane, a two-time winner of the Food Network’s Challenge: Outrageous Pumpkins, shows us how to truly carve a halloween pumpkin. Ray also works with sand sculptures in addition to designing his own toys and action figures.

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Prevent Dust From Falling When Cleaning Your Ceiling Fan

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Instead of using dusters to clean your fan blades, use an old pillow case to prevent the dust from falling.

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Storing Mushrooms

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Keep mushrooms in paper bags, not in plastic ones. The plastic bag will trap moisture and cause them to mildew.

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The Bar Book: Elements of Cocktail Technique

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Written by renowned bartender and cocktail blogger Jeffrey Morgenthaler, The Bar Book is the only technique-driven cocktail handbook out there. This indispensable guide breaks down bartending into essential techniques, and then applies them to building the best drinks. More than 60 recipes illustrate the concepts explored in the text, ranging from juicing, garnishing, carbonating, stirring, and shaking to choosing the correct ice for proper chilling and dilution of a drink. With how-to photography to provide inspiration and guidance, this book breaks new ground for the home cocktail enthusiast.

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20 Creative and Awesome Do It Yourself Project Ideas

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We all have many old and unused items lying around in our homes or garages waiting to be thrown away. I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but there’s a great feeling of liberation that comes after shedding old stuff. However, before you start cleaning your home, we want to show you 20 incredibly creative Do It Yourself projects that may change your mind. You’ll learn that a lot of useless items can be transformed into wonderful creations. You can turn an old glove into a cute chipmunk toy, toilet paper rolls into a beautiful floral wall art, plastic bottle into a broom and many more. We’ve been working on this list for a long time, but I’m sure there are many more awesome DIY ideas that we’ve missed.

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Removing Hard Waters

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Soak hard water on faucets and water trays with vinegar and easily wash them off after 20 minutes.

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Plastic Bottle Boat

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A safety ring is seen on a boat, made with plastic bottles, in Nymburk, Czech Republic July 12, 2014. Jan Kara, a 22-year-old student, and Jakub Bures, a 22-year-old car mechanic, built the 10-metre (32.8-feet) long boat from 5000 plastic bottles strapped to a wooden frame. They and two other men plan to pedal from their hometown Nymburk down the river Elbe to Hamburg in Germany to draw attention to an increasing plastic pollution in Europe, they said. (Photo by Rene Volfik/Reuters)

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Old Window Frame

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Old windows can make vintage looking picture frames. Attach the pictures by using adhesive dots to make them stick on the glass.

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Denim Coaster

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Instead of turning your old pair of jeans into a rag, turn them into a sturdy coaster. Simply roll them up tightly while applying glue until your reach your desired coaster size.

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Portable Shelving Luggage

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Keep organized and travel easier with this portable shelving system.

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