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My sister and I went around the house noticing random stuff we made and decided to just post it here to help out people in the world!

Tips included in this instructable:

*Earring Hanger
*Bobby Pin Holder
*Short Halogen Lamp
*Binder Clip Hanger
*Bulletin Board
*Necklace Hanger
*Fix Your Umbrella!
*Don't Smash Your Fingers - Tool Tips Month
*Don't Lose Your Screws - Tool Tips Month
*Hot Glue Stuff Without a Hot Glue Gun - Tool Tips Month
*Be More Accurate with a Hammer - Tool Tips Month
*Keep your Dog's food bowl ant-free - Tool Tips Month (?) :-)
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Step 1: Earring Hanger

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1. Thumbtacks (number depends on how long your hanger is)
2. Pipe Cleaners or a wire clothes hanger
3. Earrings

Take the pipecleaner or wire and tie them aroudn the thumbtacks as shown in the picture. Shove the thumtacks in the wall and hang earrings from the pipecleaners! Success!

Step 2: Bobby Pin Holder

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1. A magnet of some sort
2. if your magnet didnt come looking nicely like this one, then get some sort of box if you wish
3. Bobby pins

If you dont have a nice looking thing like what we had, then grab the magnet, get the box (make sure it's not a super thick box that it blocks the magnetism) and glue it either on the inside of the box or outside if you want. Then put the box on the table where you want your bobby pins to be and make sure the side with the magnet is on top. Now place your bobby pins on it. Now you won't lose them!
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mikolynn2 years ago
nice tips! I like the cheap style in them!
mrsthursday2 years ago
You is my kind of do-it-yourselfer.
bubot172 years ago
Asians :D
HMice bubot172 years ago
tdc22023 years ago
Maybe something to keep you from burning your hands?
tdc22023 years ago
You are really funny!
vishalapr3 years ago
Nice tips, rated 5* well done
Excellent idea!
St Jimmy4 years ago
I'll definitely keep this in mind next time my umbrella breaks, and lol at those pictures!
november215 years ago

You can also use a tie rack for this

alvincredible (author) 5 years ago
read fool! <3
tranoxx5 years ago
 In step 8, why are you trying to hammer a screw?
piddle015 years ago
I've got the same headphones you do....... I hate them. They break so easily its not even funny. How long have yours lasted?
Wafflicious6 years ago
This is great! 5 stars. Except I think the hammer one would make it harder because of lack of leverage.
Jakeg6 years ago
I love your icon. I love birds!! There the best, and sooo cute. I have a parakeet named Baby-Blue
the only things you will ever need is WD-40 and duct-tape, is it doesnt move and should use the WD-40, if it moves and shouldnt use the duct-tape
maybe not Instructable, but hey why didn't I think of that, come on its nice to have simple little things thrown in, to help make our instructables a little easier......btw i love the glue stick and candle thing, got an idea......use like a potpouri pot that is heated from underneath with the tealight candle, (or like item) and make a glue pot......(i don't like glue guns much) and dip what u need glued or use toothpick or popcicle stick (which ever size u need) and then the glue dries in the pot, for next time.....
WriotE7 years ago
The binder hook thing is fwackin brilliant!! NICE.
what the heck, i just did a binder clip hanger yesterday and didn't even know you did it. ahah i'm new to instructables so i don't exactly know how to make an instructable, but since you already did it, i guess it's too late... anyway, good instructable.
hahah thanks, it's cool , isn't it? :-) great minds think alike, friend.
that's useful! i like the binder clip idea and i never thoguth to use cardboard or anything when hammering. I always smahs my fingers too!
Prometheus7 years ago
A good culmination of simple tips that can help everyone.....Nice work for multiple tips on a project.
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I recommend finish nails over thumbtacks, but still a well-conceived idea.
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I just want to add that to increase the efficiency of a torchier lamp such as the one shown, line the "reflector" with the shiney side of aluminum foil.
Love the binder idea. The stubby halogen lamp makes it much less likely to burn down your house.
cprocjr7 years ago
great ideas but UCLA is 100 times better then USC or as i call it SUC.
Bran cprocjr7 years ago
Actually, I believe UGA is better than both. ;-P
alvincredible (author)  cprocjr7 years ago
LOL! i respect your opinion, but USC is better nonetheless :-) haha jk. I admit UCLA has its good parts too, but both my parents were from USC and the trojans are incredibly good at football :-). The best guy on our football team got a fullride scholarship to UCLA and USC cuase he's got skills. He first chose UCLA, but changed his mind to USC :=). maybe one day ill see him on tv. i should get his autograph now before he graduates then sell it on ebay once he becomes famous
Gjdj37 years ago
Oh, and by the way, I think that "coat hanger" is a tie hanger. My dad has one of those.
Gjdj37 years ago
These are really cool. They look like they help a lot to get organized. +1!
zoxx7 years ago
step 4 is especially rad to me. cool thx.
alvincredible (author)  zoxx7 years ago
yeah! that's my favorite one just because it's so simple and obvious. i don't kn ow why it was never done before -_-
darkmuskrat7 years ago
8 is so useful to me, thx +1
alvincredible (author)  darkmuskrat7 years ago
no, thank you :-) ahah yeah it is for me too becuase i always managed to smash my fingers :(
bambauer7 years ago
Very Good Ideas! I especially like the shot of driving a screw in with a hammer...never thought of trying that!
Not an Instructable, BUT, this is actually really good ideas. If you show tips on tools, you can add it to the Tool Tips Month challenge.
And by the way, your sister looks A LOT like my friend at school.
Does her name start with a C?
alvincredible (author)  GorillazMiko7 years ago
haha no, her name starts with an H. haha i should do a tool tip thing. i want an instructables shirt! I'll try adding stuff fwith more detailed instructions. i did a cursory job cuase it was the midnight before school and i knew that if i didnt do it then, id never get to it. :-) thanks for the input
Oh, darn. You should do a tool tip thing.
And me too, I want a Robot T-Shirt SO BAD!!!
Kiteman has 6 (I think).
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