Double Duty ItemsIf you ever find yourself wondering what to do with an old pair of socks or growing collection of spare buttons, we've got some double-duty solutions for you. Here, alternative uses for 25 household items.
1. Rubber Bands
Coming in and out with your hands full? Loop a single rubber band around a door's inside and outside knobs, twisting it as you do so that the "X" presses the latch open. Once finished, hang the band on the inner knob for the next time.
2. Eyeglasses Case
Snag a spare one to stow jewelry when packing a suitcase. Another great use? For your MP3 player and earbuds.
No need to buy pricey, not-so-eco-friendly Bubble Wrap. Socks, T-shirts, and towels make excellent padding when boxing up breakables for a move.
4. Chocolate-Box Insert
Once the tasty treats are just a sweet Valentine's memory, use the rinsed-out tray to hold tacks and paper clips in a desk drawer.
5. Emery Board
Use this manicure staple for more than just shaping your nails - it can gently Read More »from 25 Creative Double-Duty Tips for Everyday Household Items