Saturday, March 3, 2012

CLEVER IDEAS TO MAKE LIFE EASIER

Meowternoon..!!

Happy saturday alls... Sooo sorry to all yg tgh menunggu wedding updates, i bukan xnak post, actually da draft byk da cuma pics je xde..tgh korek2 from FB and tgh tunggu from family. bleh jer kalau nak post tapi u all nak ke bace entry wifout any pictures?? xnak kan..xtau xpe..haha..

Okeh lah, supaya my blog xnmpak sepi dgn bunyik angin n krikik krikik..i share ngan korang tips n ideas nie..voley? I found it when i was pinning@pinterest (http://pinterest.com/meowbaby/ ->add me!), serious menarik gilers so i saved it to share them wif u guys...mentang2 dah jadik isteri orang kannn...haruslah yer.. ;p


CLEVER IDEAS TO MAKE LIFE EASIER

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)..

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.
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Clever ideas: WD40 for cleaning crayon off TV screensVia: unplggd.com
Remove crayon masterpieces from your TV or computer screen with WD40 (also works on walls).
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Clever ideas: keep a cut apple from going brownVia: athomewithrealfood.blogspot.com
Stop cut apples browning in your child’s lunch box by securing with a rubber band.
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Clever ideas: store bedlinen sets inside their pillowcasesVia: 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.
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Clever ideas: bowl as iPhone sound amplifierVia: realsimple.com
Pump up the volume by placing your iPhone / iPod in a bowl – the concave shape amplifies the music.
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Cleaver ideas: wet wipe dispenser as plastic bag storageVia: savvyhousekeeping.com
Re-use a wet-wipes container to store plastic bags.
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Clever ideas: baby powder to remove sand from feetVia: iheartnaptime.net
Add this item to your beach bag. Baby powder gets sand off your skin easily – who knew?!
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Clever ideas: velcro strip on wall to hold soft toysVia: realsimple.com
Attach a velcro strip to the wall to store soft toys.
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Clever ideas: gift wrap storage on cupboard ceilingVia: flickr.com
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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Clever idea: stocking over vacuum to pick up lost itemsVia: instructables.com
Gotcha! Find tiny lost items like earrings by putting a stocking over the vacuum hose.
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Clever idea: box lid cupcake holderVia: realsimple.com
Make an instant cupcake carrier by cutting crosses into a box lid.
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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.
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Clever idea: magnetic bobbypin storageVia: sprwmn.blogspot.com
Forever losing your bathroom essentials? Use magnetic strips to store bobby pins (and tweezers and clippers) behind a vanity door
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Clever idea: use shower caps to hold shoes when packingVia: 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!
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Clever idea: muffin pan craft storageVia: familyfun.go.com
A muffin pan becomes a craft caddy. Magnets hold the plastic cups down to make them tip-resistant.
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Clever idea: bread tags as cable labelsVia: unplggd.com
Bread tags make the perfect-sized cord labels.
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Clever idea: cook cupcakes in ice cream conesVia: kiboomu.com
Bake cupcakes directly in ice-cream cones – so much more fun and easier for kids to eat. Definitely doing this!
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Clever idea: microwave your own popcorn in a plain paper bagVia: squawkfox.com
Microwave your own popcorn in a plain brown paper bag. Much healthier and cheaper than the packet stuff.
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Clever idea: use a tension rod to hang spray bottlesVia: jengrantmorris.blogspot.com
Brilliant space-saver: install a tension rod to hang your spray bottles. Genius!
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Clever idea: how to make heart-shaped eggsVia: 9gag.com
Win friends at breakfast with this heart-shaped egg tutorial. Aww shucks!
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Clever idea: use upside-down muffic pan to make cookie bowlsVia: 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.
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Clever idea: freeze aloe vera lotion for soothing burnsVia: realsimple.com
Freeze Aloe Vera in ice-cube trays for soothing sunburn relief.
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Clever idea: gutter veggie garden 
Via: lifehacker.com.au
Gutter garden: Create a window-box veggie patch using guttering.
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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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1. DIY pet feeding station

Make a dog bowl station in your kitchen using empty shelf spaceSource: chezerbey.com
Got an empty kitchen shelf? Feeling handy? Cut holes in a the bottom shelf and countersink dog food bowls for a cute and out-of-the-way dog feeding station.
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2. Mount cutlery drawers for jewellery

Wall mount cutlery drawers for jewellery storage Source: maillardvillemanor.com
Wall mount cutlery trays and add a cup hook in each compartment for brilliant jewelery storage. Get the instructions at Mini Manor.
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3. “File” your clothes

"File" clothing in drawers for easy accessSource: apartmenttherapy.com
Avoid messy dresser drawers by “filing” your clothing side-by-side instead of stacking items on top of each other. See the before and after at Apartment Therapy.
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4. Remove scratches from a DVD

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Has putting Toy Story on constant repeat finally taken its toll? Remove scratches from your favourite DVDs with a few household items, including peanut butter and toothpaste!
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5. Protect breakables with kids’ floaties

Use kids floaties to pack wine bottlesSource: realsimple.com
Packing tip: Protect breakables such as wine bottles or food containers with children’s inflatable floaties.
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6. Organise your tights

Loop tights over a coathanger for easy storageSource: whatiwore.tumblr.com
Rather than bundling them in your drawer, loop tights over a coathanger and store them in your wardrobe. Particularly pretty if you have a rainbow legwear collection like Jessica at What I Wore.
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7. Keep cakes fresh with bread

Place a slice of bread on a cake to keep it fresh overnightSource: bakedbree.com
Pre-bake your cakes and keep them fresh overnight by placing a slice of bread on top. In the morning your bread will be hard as a rock but the cake will remain moist, ready to ice. We have no idea how it works but Bree from Bake Bree swears by it! (Hot tip: check out her chocolate peanut butter cake while you’re there. OMG!)
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8. Use milk bottles for pencil storage

Recycle plastic milk bottles in to pencil holdersSource: blog.craftzine.com
Grab a craft knife and recycle your large plastic milk bottles in to pencil holders. Extra points if you go all OCD and file them by colour.
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9. Make a non-slip dish cloth

Make a no-slip tea towel with a strip of velcroSource: marthastewart.com
Attach a strip of velcro to your tea towel, loop over your oven door handle and join the ends – voila, a non-slip dish towel!
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10. Organise Tupperware with CD racks

Use wire CD racks to organise your tupperware lidsSource: bhg.com
You need to find a use for those wire CD racks now that no one buys CDs anymore. Re-purpose them to hold your Tupperware lids.
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11. “Whipped” detergent stain removal

Whipped detergent for stain removalSource: apartmenttherapy.com
For upholstery stain removal, whip it good! Apartment Therapy says, “Fill a container with half dish detergent, half water, and use a hand mixer to whip it up. Use a rag to rub the froth into the spot, and then rinse with water.”
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12. Store cookie cutters on the wall

Use a peg board and hooks to organise cookie cuttersSource: annies-eats.com
Use a peg board and hooks wall mounted in your pantry for a super organised cookie cutter wall!  See how Annie did it here at Annie’s Eats.
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13. Iron clothes with a hair straightener

Use a hair straightener to iron clothes
Source: realsimple.com
Touch up your ironing job with a hair straighter. It’s great for getting in between buttons and smoothing our minor wrinkles when you don’t have time get your ironing board out. Go for a model with adjustable heat, set it low, and make sure there’s no residue hair product on the straightener first.
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14. Keep cans in a magazine file

Store cans in a magazine fileSource: pbjstories.com
This clever idea is part of a pantry makeover by Pamela at PB&J Stories. Check out the full project here.
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15. Cook while you’re not home

Freeze slow cooker ingredients in bags for easy mealsSource: mamaandbabylove.com
Here’s a pro tip for mid-week meals. Prepare all the ingredients for multiple slow cooker meals at once, then dump them in to bags and freeze. When you’re ready to cook, simply take a bag out, throw the ingredients in to the cooker and turn it on. When you come home from work, dinner is waiting. Find recipes and details at Mama and Baby Love.
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16. Pack like a pro

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This is called the “clown car” or “bundled” packing method, which involves layering and wrapping clothes around each other instead of the usual method of folding and stacking. It’s a little hard to describe in words, so watch the video to get the idea, or check out this diagram.
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17. Never lose your pen

Put magnets inside a pen and stick it to the fridgeSource: biancolo.com
Put magnets inside a pen and stick it to the fridge and you’ll always have a pen handy. Unscrew the end of your pen, trim the ink straw a little with scissors and put a few small disc magnets inside.
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18. Make your own air freshener

Make your own air freshenerSource: theburlapbag.com
So apparently, you don’t really need all those scented plug-ins, sprays, or automatic dispensers that look like space ships. This recipe couldn’t be easier. It’s just baking soda, with around 8 drops of your favourite essential oil. Give it a shake every now and then to refresh the scent.
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19. Create extra kitchen storage

Use a shoe organiser as a pantry organiserSource: bhg.com
Hang a shoe organiser over your pantry or kichen door and fill it with cooking utensils and supplies that you use every day.
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20. Clean grout with an electric toothbrush

Clean grout with an electric toothbrushSource: diylife.com
Take to your grout with an electric toothbrush and some baking soda to cut through the soap scum (and the elbow grease).
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21. Use shower caps as food covers

Use shower caps as food coversSource: thekitchn.com
Avoid wrestling with plastic wrap or cling film by using shower caps instead. The elastic conforms to the shape of your container and they’re reusable too.
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22. Prevent necklaces tangling

Use a straw to prevent necklaces from tanglingSource: realsimple.com
It seems whatever way I pack my jewellery, it’s always a mess when I get to my destination. Until now! Stop necklaces from forming knots by undoing the clasp, threading a straw through and re-clasping. So clever! Just remember to take the straw off before you wear it …
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23. Dry waterlogged gadgets with rice

Dry out waterlogged iphone with rice
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If your precious iPhone takes an unexpected swim, all is not lost. Lots of people have had success in reviving their waterlogged tech gadgets with rice. Turn your phone off, take out the SIM card and place in a bag or bowl of rice for 48-72 hours. Check out video instructions here. Good luck!
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24. Portion mince meat before freezing

Portion mince meat before you freezeSource: lunchinabox.net
Place mince meat in a large ziploc bag and flatten out evenly. Separate in to portions using a chopstick or skewer and then freeze. When it’s time to defrost, you can simply break off the amount you need and put the rest back in the freezer.
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25. Perfectly peel a kiwi fruit

Perfectly peel a kiwi fruitSource: steamykitchen.com
Using a knife and a spoon, here’s how to peel your kiwi fruit without a morsel wasted. Check out the video for instructions.


Okay that's all for today..thanks for watching.hehehee.. daaaa~







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5 comments:

cha said...

haha apasal la tak terpikir nak buat camni kan. good info renee :D

jooleata said...

LOVE IT TO THE MAX, hehehe..

sharz syaz said...

info yang sangat berguna!!!suke2!! :D

choclairissa @ intan marliana said...

nice~sgt think outside the box..dalam byk2..yg i praktikkan no3..sbb x muat almari :)

Aya said...

interesting! superlike :)