When something is no longer useful for its original intention, take another look, because it might fill another need.
Tip 1: Old game boards make great lap desks for paying bills when you’re watching television, or for the kids to color on during a long car trip.
Tip 2: Refill plastic bottles about three quarters of the way with water and store them in your freezer. They make great cold packs for picnics and tailgates as well as a contoured ice pack for sore knees or backs.
Tip 3: Way too many golf tees? Take a scrap of wood and screw small holes about every inch, half near the top of the board, half near the bottom in a zig zag formation. Then tap your golf tees into place for a stylish tie or belt rack.
Tip 4: Keep old candle stubs around for waxing sticky drawers and windows and for lighting fires in the fireplace without scorching your fingers.
Tip 5: Winter tights that have passed their prime are perfect for filling with rice or lentils and putting at the base of a door to keep heat or cooled air inside!
These are just a few easy ways to re-use household items. I’m Mrs. Fixit and its just that simple!