Space savers and simple ideas

Some easy tips that I got from an email forward. I think I also saw some of these on Pinterest.  These were my favorite of the bunch. Ingenious little tips that solve everyday problems. Comes just in time as I have quite a few family and friends have just purchased new homes. Get organized in your new place!

Overhaul your linen closet – store bed linen sets inside one of their own pillowcases and there will be no more hunting through piles for a match
Clever ideas: store                                                          bedlinen sets                                                          inside their                                                          pillowcases

Re-use a wet-wipes container to store plastic bags
Cleaver ideas: wet wipe                                                          dispenser as                                                          plastic bag                                                          storage

Love this idea! Use wire to make a space to store gift wrap rolls against the ceiling, rather than cluttering up the floor (and throw a rubber-band on each end of the roll to keep it from unraveling)
Clever ideas: gift wrap                                                          storage on                                                          cupboard                                                          ceiling

Forever losing your bathroom essentials? Use magnetic strips to store bobby pins, tweezers, clippers, etc behind a medicine cabinet door

Clever idea: magnetic                                                          bobbypin              

Great packing tip: Store shoes inside shower caps to stop dirty soles from getting on your clothes
Clever idea: use shower                                                          caps to hold                                                          shoes when                                                          packing

Bread tags make the perfect-sized cord labels
Clever idea: bread tags as                                                          cable labels

Install a tension rod to hang your spray bottles. Brilliant!
Clever idea: use a tension                                                          rod to hang                                                          spray bottles

Great way to recycle! Use egg cartons to separate and store your Christmas decorations
Clever idea: egg cartons                                                          for Christmas                                                          ornament          

Food Tricks
Keep cut apples from browning in your child’s lunch box or work snack by securing with a rubber band.
Clever ideas: keep a cut                                                          apple
 from                                                          going brown

Hull strawberries easily using a straw
Clever ideas: hull strawberries with a straw

Freeze Aloe Vera in ice-cube trays for soothing sunburn relief
Clever idea: freeze aloe                                                       
   vera lotion                                                          for soothing                                                          burns 
Make an instant cupcake carrier by cutting crosses into a box lid
 Clever idea: box lid                                                          cupcake                                                          holder

Microwave your own popcorn in a plain brown paper bag. Much healthier and cheaper than the packet stuff
Clever idea: microwave                                                          your own                                                          popcorn in
 a                                                          plain paper                                                          bag

My favorite beach tip
Add this item to your beach bag. Baby powder gets sand off your skin easily. I first heard about this years ago as it is what beach volley ball players have used for years.


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