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Emergency Cufflinks.

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This is what happened to me the other day. I had my sleeves rolled up. After reaching office I realized it was one of those shirts with cufflink holes and of course I left the cufflinks at home!


 
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Step 1: Step 1 - Get a Clip

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Easy fix, all you need is a U-clip! (or a 'paper clip' depending on where you live)

Step 2: Step 2 - Prepare

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Fold the sleeve just as you would if you were to wear an actual cufflink.

Step 3: Step 3 - Through one side

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Insert the clip through one side of the sleeve.

Step 4: Final - Through other side

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Bring both ends close and secure the other side the same way. 

Done! Go ahead and show it off! 
cahoonz9 months ago
I had to use these this week away on business..... Worked brilliantly and agree that they look like a minimal cuff link
surrealdreams9 months ago
The square style paperclips look surprisingly good - I think it would be easy to look at these and think they were a minimal cufflink, not office supplies. I'll remember this in case I ever forget mine.
lllshreelll (author)  surrealdreams9 months ago
Hey thanks :)
hellmaster99311 months ago
about time you made another one congrates . i may just try that out and give it to my father for his birthday.
lllshreelll (author)  hellmaster99310 months ago
Hey thanks! This is an emergency fix. So if you're planning to gift it, then maybe you could decorate it or, personalize it. Better than gifting plain paper clips :D
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