51 Creative DIY Hacks For The Home


Do you like to save time and money at home? What homeowner wouldn’t love to hear about great time and money saving hacks! These days most parents are both working and time at home is minimal. We don’t want to spend most of our time cleaning and organizing when we could be spending that quality time with our children.

Thankfully there are several tips, shortcuts and creative hacks that will help you save time and stress. We scoured the web to collect these tidbits here so you can enjoy them. Take the time to review these tips because you will undoubtedly find some that will work great for you and your family!

1. Use an old CD tower sideways as a bathroom organizer:

cd tower bathroom organizer
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2. Dry erase marker on glass:

dry erase marker on glass
Jillruth.com

3. Use plastic hangers to store extension cords:

store cords on plastic hangers
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4. Use clothespins as toothbrush holders:

clothes pin toothbrush holder
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5. A clever way to hide a spare key:

hide spare key in bottle
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6. Make this cool hair tool cabinet:

hair tool cabinet
Theidearoom.net

7. Store laundry detergent in a drink dispenser:

laundry detergent in drink dispenser
Yourlittlebirdie.blogspot.ca

8. Use a shoe organizer to keep your pantry in order:

shoe organizer in pantry
Organizinghomelife.com

9. Turn those old drawers into creative shelves:

old drawers turned into shelves
How-do-it.com

10. Never lose those elastics again:

store hair elastics on carbiner
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11. Old door knobs for hanging towels:

old door knobs to hang towels
Sublime-decor.com

12. An old laundry basket as a stencil:

old laundry basket as stencil
Thelilhousethatcould.com

13. Use magazine racks in your pantry:

magazine racks in pantry
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14. Raise small items in deep storage spaces:

raise items in deep storage spaces
Ikeahackers.net

15. DIY scarf hanger:

diy scarf hanger
Irinascutebox.blogspot.com

16. Foam noodles can protect your car door:

foam noodle protect car door
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17. Use an old wine box for shoe storage:

wine box for shoe storage
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18. Store plastic bags in tissue boxes:

store plastic bags in tissue boxes
Familyhandyman.com

19. Press ‘N Seal wrap can be used instead of taping:

press seal wrap when painting
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20. A rubber band comes in handy for stripped screws:

rubber band for stripped screws
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21. Use icecubes to remove indentations from carpet:

icecubes to remove dents
Northcarolinacharm.blogspot.com

22. Use molding to create a shoe rack:

molding to create shoe rack
Refreshingthehome.com

23. Keep your door open with a rubber band:

rubber band to keep door open
Goodhousekeeping.com

24. Use tinfoil as an alternative to a dryer sheet:

tinfoil as dryer sheet
Budgetsavvydiva.com

25. Create a magnetic bathroom rack:

magnetic bathroom rack
Darkroomanddearly.com

26. Use caulking to keep rugs from slipping:

caulking to keep rugs from slipping
Inthiscrazylife-bethany.blogspot.com

27. Store spices with a magnetic strip:

store spices magnetic strip
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28. Create this clever bookshelf:

book as a bookshelf
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29. Use socks on your Swiffer to save money:

socks on swiffer
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30. Use a wine rack to display towels:

wine rack to store towels
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31. Use coat hooks to hold your ironing board:

coat hooks ironing board
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32. Tie eucalyptus to your shower head for a scented steam shower:

eucalyptus shower head
Apartmenttherapy.com

33. Use a squeegee to remove pet hair from carpet:

squeegee remove pet hair
Barnorama.com

34. Use thumbstacks for your storage bags:

thumbtacks storage bags
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35. Create this clever hair dryer holder:

hair dryer holder
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36. Use a wine rack to store pens or markers:

wine rack office storage
Mycasestudies.blogspot.ca

37. Create this nifty secret sliding pantry:

secret sliding pantry
Classyclutter.net

38. Save those toilet paper rolls to use as storage containers:

toilet paper rolls storage
Auntpeaches.com

39. A paper towel holder used to store bangles:

paper towel holder bracelets
Brit.co

40. Store extra paint to be used for touch ups:

store paint in baby jars
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41. Hide your thermostat behind a hinged painting:

hide thermostat behind painting
Thethirdboob.com

42. Install a second shower rod for more storage:

shower rod for storage
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43. Hide your router using this clever trick:

hide router books
Diyreal.com

44. Install Christmas lights for more lighting in a closet:

christmas lights in closet
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45. Hang jeans on shower hooks to save room:

hang jeans shower hooks
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46. Store water bottles in a plastic sleeve:

water bottles plastic
My-house-my-home.com

47. Store flip flops in letter organizers:

flip flops in letter organizers
Hearty-home.com

48. Disinfect small toys with this nifty idea:

disinfect small toys
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49. Hang bibs behind the high chair:

hang bibs behind high chair
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50. A magnet beneath the hammer can be very useful:

magnet beneath hammer
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51. Nail polish can help keep your keys organized:

nail polish on keys
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