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  • Toothbrush Painting
    Toothbrush Painting
    by dismissie

    The first ever art project that I can remember was spatter painting leaves on the sidewalk. I was probably about four or five. A very nice handyman, who I must have been harassing mercilessly, set me up with a piece of screen, a toothbrush, and some paint- he showed me how to make leaf picture…

  • Awesome Firestarters from Everyday Bathroom Objects
    Awesome Firestarters from Everyday Bathroo…
    by pandadude

            In this Instructable I intend to explain how to make some of the easiest to make, most portable, and overall awesome burning firestarters that you will find. All of these products in the fire starters are things that I found in my bathroom (or my sister's bathroom), and did not purchase j…

  • Make a modelers orbital sander out of a toothbrush
    Make a modelers orbital sander out of a to…
    by WiredWebbo101

    I make a lot of models and since I am always short of cash, improvisation is the norm. So trying to sand a new coat of primer in the tiny crevices of a model I had the brain wave to use an electric toothbrush as an orbital sander. 5 minutes later, success! This works so well and with disposable …

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Unusual Uses: Bathroom Challenge




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  What are you going to do with those old toothbrushes lying around? How about the empty bath tissue tubes? The slivers of soap and empty shampoo bottles? Don't just toss them - repurpose them!

For our first installment of Unusual Uses for Everyday Things, we challenge you to find new uses for common objects you can find in your bathroom. Whether you've got 10 new ideas for a loofah or just one, we want to see what you come up with.

The top three winners will receive a special Sugru prize pack, and all finalists will win a spot in an ebook and a one-year Pro membership.  There's also a special prize for the entry exhibiting the best use of Sugru!

But you've only got two weeks, so go, go, go!


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