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25 clever ideas to make life easier

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This would make your daily routine easier and would make you smarter! 😉

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Clever ideas: hull strawberries with a straw

Straw for strawberries
Via: amy-newnostalgia.blogspot.com

Clever ideas: use a walnut to heal furniture scratches

Via: apartmenttherapy.com
Rubbing a walnut over scratches in your furniture will disguise dings and scrapes.

Clever ideas: WD40 for cleaning crayon off TV screens

Via: unplggd.com
Remove crayon masterpieces from your TV or computer screen with WD40 (also works on walls).

Clever ideas: keep a cut apple from going brown

Via: athomewithrealfood.blogspot.com
Stop cut apples browning in your child’s lunch box by securing with a rubber band.

Clever ideas: store bedlinen sets inside their pillowcases

Via: marthastewart.com
Overhaul your linen cupboard – store bedlinen sets inside one of their own pillowcases and there will be no more hunting through piles for a match.

Clever ideas: bowl as iPhone sound amplifier

Via: realsimple.com
Pump up the volume by placing your iPhone / iPod in a bowl – the concave shape amplifies the music.

Cleaver ideas: wet wipe dispenser as plastic bag storage

Via: savvyhousekeeping.com
Re-use a wet-wipes container to store plastic bags.

Clever ideas: baby powder to remove sand from feet

Via: iheartnaptime.net
Add this item to your beach bag. Baby powder gets sand off your skin easily – who knew?!

 

Clever ideas: velcro strip on wall to hold soft toys

Attach a velcro strip to the wall to store soft toys.
Via: realsimple.com

 

Clever ideas: gift wrap storage on cupboard ceiling
Via: flickr.com
Look up! Use wire to make a space to store gift wrap rolls against the ceiling, rather than cluttering up the floor.

Clever idea: stocking over vacuum to pick up lost items

Via: instructables.com
Gotcha! Find tiny lost items like earrings by putting a stocking over the vacuum hose.

Clever idea: box lid cupcake holder

Via: realsimple.com
Make an instant cupcake carrier by cutting crosses into a box lid.

Clever idea: how to fold a fitted sheet

Via: stephmodo.com
For those who can’t stand the scrunching and bunching: how to perfectly fold a fitted sheet.

Clever idea: magnetic bobbypin storage

Via: sprwmn.blogspot.com
Forever losing your bathroom essentials? Use magnetic strips to store bobby pins (and tweezers and clippers) behind a vanity door

Clever idea: use shower caps to hold shoes when packing

Via: realsimple.com
A tip for holiday packing. Store shoes inside shower caps to stop dirty soles rubbing on your clothes. And you can find them in just about every hotel!

 

Clever idea: muffin pan craft storage
Via: familyfun.go.com

A muffin pan becomes a craft caddy. Magnets hold the plastic cups down to make them tip-resistant.

Clever idea: bread tags as cable labels
Via: unplggd.com
Bread tags make the perfect-sized cord labels.

Clever idea: cook cupcakes in ice cream cones

Via: kiboomu.com
Bake cupcakes directly in ice-cream cones – so much more fun and easier for kids to eat. Definitely doing this!

Clever idea: microwave your own popcorn in a plain paper bag

Via: squawkfox.com
Microwave your own popcorn in a plain brown paper bag. Much healthier and cheaper than the packet stuff.

Clever idea: use a tension rod to hang spray bottles

Via: jengrantmorris.blogspot.com
Brilliant space-saver: install a tension rod to hang your spray bottles. Genius!

Clever idea: use upside-down muffic pan to make cookie bowls

Via: wilton.com
Turn your muffin pan upside down, bake cookie-dough over the top and voila – you have cookie bowls for fruit or ice-cream. Click here for recipe.

Clever idea: freeze aloe vera lotion for soothing burns

Via: realsimple.com
Freeze Aloe Vera in ice-cube trays for soothing sunburn relief.

 

Clever idea: gutter veggie garden
Via: lifehacker.com.au
Gutter garden: Create a window-box veggie patch using guttering.

Clever idea: egg cartons for Christmas ornament storage

Via: re-nest.com
Use egg cartons to separate and store your Christmas decorations.

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