25 clever ideas to make life easier

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Why didn’t I think of that?! We guarantee you’ll be uttering those words more than once at these ingenious little tips, tricks and ideas that solve everyday problems … some you never knew you had! (Above: hull strawberries easily using a straw).

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Rubbing a walnut over scratches in your furniture will disguise dings and scrapes.

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

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Stop cut apples browning in your child’s lunch box by securing with a rubber band.

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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.

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


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Re-use a wet-wipes container to store plastic bags.

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

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Attach a velcro strip to the wall to store soft toys.

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Look up! Use wire to make a space to store gift wrap rolls against the ceiling, rather than cluttering up the floor.

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

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Make an instant cupcake carrier by cutting crosses into a box lid.

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

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Forever losing your bathroom essentials? Use magnetic strips to store bobby pins (and tweezers and clippers) behind a vanity door

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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!

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

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Bread tags make the perfect-sized cord labels.

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

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

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

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Win friends at breakfast with this heart-shaped egg tutorial. Aww shucks!

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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.

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Freeze Aloe Vera in ice-cube trays for soothing sunburn relief.

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Gutter garden: Create a window-box veggie patch using guttering.

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Use egg cartons to separate and store your Christmas decorations.

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