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Install a regular coat rack low down the wall to store shoes safely off the floor.

2

Deodorize sponges in the microwave. Soak in water spiked with white vinegar or lemon juice and put on fill power for one minute.

3

Cover paint trays with aluminium foil to make cleaning up afterwards a breeze.

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Add half a teaspoon of baking soda to the water when hard-boiling eggs to make the shells incredibly easy to peel off.

5

Tie a sprig of eucalyptus to your shower head. The steam will help infuse your bathroom with an invigorating fragrance.

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Create a thrifty watering can by puncturing holes in the top of a used milk bottle.

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To clean a wooden chopping board, sprinkle on a handful of salt and rub with a lemon. Rinse with clean water and dry to ensure it is clean and germ-free.

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Use a paper plate to prevent splatters when using an electric whisk.

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WD40 can be used to remove crayon marks from any surface.

10

Use a lint roller to clean the bottom of your handbag.Re-purpose an unwanted Slinky to create a pretty bird feeder.

11

Use hairspray on the end of your sewing thread to help it slide through the eye of your needle.

12

Organize jewellery on a corkboard for easy viewing when deciding how to accessorize an outfit

13

Use non-stick cooking spray in votive holders to prevent wax from sticking to the sides.

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To tell if eggs are fresh, immerse them in a bowl of water. Fresh eggs will lie on the bottom, while stale eggs will float to the surface.

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Repurpose an old picture frame as a serving tray. Use a Post-It note when drilling to catch the dust

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The simplest way to slice a bunch of cherry tomatoes is to sandwich them between two plastic lids and run a long knife through all of them at once!

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Re-purpose an old CD spindle to make a pretty small cake or biscuit holder.

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Keep brown sugar soft by storing with a couple of marshmallows.

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To prevent potatoes budding, add an apple in the bag

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Use a tension rod and shower hooks to store saucepans inside a cupboard.