DIY projects can save you a lot of money, and this list of thrifty solutions to everyday problems is a perfect example! Whether you're a college student or just trying to cut back on expenses, this list will inspire you to think outside the box. Have you ever  solved a problem in an ingenious DIY way? Share your pictures below, or vote on your favorite!

#1 College

College

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starla4 3 years ago

This one's pretty good! I only ever seem to find water fountains that hardly clear the mouth guard though. Lol

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#2 Blizzard + Ingenuity = Win

Blizzard + Ingenuity = Win

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Rism 3 years ago

Waow! It took Blizzard! :D

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#3 So My Son Fixed Our Shower

So My Son Fixed Our Shower

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YvonneBernal 3 years ago

You can make these into a yard sprinkler too.

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#4 I Found The Other Phone Speakers Lacking Something, So I Made This

I Found The Other Phone Speakers Lacking Something, So I Made This

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JanToufar 3 years ago

In Flames!

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#5 My Friends Went To College

My Friends Went To College

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AlyciaJiskra 3 years ago

Or worked in a bar.

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#6 Left Side Mirror Broken Off? No Problem

Left Side Mirror Broken Off? No Problem

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FleurBlom 3 years ago

did it :-)

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#7 Sorry, We Do Not Have A Microwave Available To Guests

Sorry, We Do Not Have A Microwave Available To Guests

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ShaqMartin 3 years ago

.....,and thats craziest ever

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#8 I'm Not Buying Socks For Another 5 Years

I'm Not Buying Socks For Another 5 Years

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Sky 3 years ago

Just...put your shoe on, dummy....

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#9 Quick And Easy Way To Make Noodles For All You College Students

Quick And Easy Way To Make Noodles For All You College Students

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joemama 3 years ago

This one brings me back. That's how I prepped my ramen noodles.

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#10 Went To Visit My Son In College. This Is His Porch Furniture

Went To Visit My Son In College. This Is His Porch Furniture

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KimberlyShaffer 3 years ago

How in the world would you come across airline seating??

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#11 DIY Genius

DIY Genius

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MArcelo(maniat1k) 3 years ago

That's so cool :D

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#12 I'm A Practical Grill

I'm A Practical Grill

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KimberlyShaffer 3 years ago

Eww, you better hope the fire sanitizes the metal while you're at it

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#13 I May Have Crossed The Line Between Lifehack And Lazy

I May Have Crossed The Line Between Lifehack And Lazy

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ClaudioN.I.NorItu 3 years ago

Yup, that line is very crossed... The lazy one

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#14 As A Uni Student With No Money, I Give You My New Cups

As A Uni Student With No Money, I Give You My New Cups

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CherylBall 3 years ago

you an use an iron to heat the edges to make them curl in so you won't cut your lips...

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#15 Couch Fix

Couch Fix

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LeszekLech 3 years ago

Sheldon's spot!

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#16 Bachelor Level: Engineer

Bachelor Level: Engineer

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CassieWilliams 3 years ago

We just use scissors to cut pizza. ;)

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#17 You Might Be A Redneck If...

You Might Be A Redneck If...

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ChrisDempsey 3 years ago

You can peel potatoes with a drill too, but it has to be done in water which is probably a little dangerous

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#18 Intuition Level: Broke College Students

Intuition Level: Broke College Students

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Sky 3 years ago

They sell shower rings at the dollar tree!

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#19 Living Situation: Broke College Student

Living Situation: Broke College Student

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EsthiSigner 3 years ago

Reminds me of Jack Lemmon in "The Apartment" when he was cooking for Shirley MacLaine.

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#20 The College Student Struggle Is Real

The College Student Struggle Is Real

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AndrewCoe 3 years ago

So, theft?

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#21 Being Resourceful

Being Resourceful

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SusannaVesna 3 years ago

This is freaking art!

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#22 Pretty Clever

Pretty Clever

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AlexaBarron 3 years ago

Anti theft device?

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#23 Fire Extinguisher

Fire Extinguisher

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guess 3 years ago

I'm sure that's a joke... right?

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#24 Some Say It's Redneck, I Say It's Goddamn Genius

Some Say It's Redneck, I Say It's Goddamn Genius

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MinaNikolic 3 years ago

i think these are not students

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#25 Parked My Car And Got Out, Then Saw This. Seems Safe To Me

Parked My Car And Got Out, Then Saw This. Seems Safe To Me

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Rism 3 years ago

insurance company, meh..

#26 College In A Nutshell

College In A Nutshell

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Rism 3 years ago

As long as you got free wifi, owh yeahh

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#27 Cooking Eggs In The Coffee Pot

Cooking Eggs In The Coffee Pot

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Rism 3 years ago

Done that

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#28 Didn't Have Candles, Had Matches Tho

Didn't Have Candles, Had Matches Tho

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tamyraa_baggett 3 years ago

lol

#29 You Gotta Be Resourceful To Survive College

You Gotta Be Resourceful To Survive College

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Cookie 3 years ago

Put it under your mattress and sleep on it.

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#30 You Might Be A Redneck, If...

You Might Be A Redneck, If...

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ClaudioN.I.NorItu 3 years ago

Actually a good idea, as long as it's clean

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#31 The Student Loans Ran Out - Can't Wait Another Semester For A Second Bookshelf.

The Student Loans Ran Out - Can't Wait Another Semester For A Second Bookshelf.

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JessicaPeterson 3 years ago

Oh the possibilities we are aware of when there is studying to be done.

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#32 College Edition: When One Is Without A Dustpan, A Modified Pizza Box Will Work Fine

College Edition: When One Is Without A Dustpan, A Modified Pizza Box Will Work Fine

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TahLayyah 3 years ago

done that

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#33 Brilliant Idea

Brilliant Idea

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Sky 3 years ago

that would be WAY more expensive than just getting a grill and bumper from a junk yard!

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#34 My Neighbors Are Testing A New Cash Flow Alternative

My Neighbors Are Testing A New Cash Flow Alternative

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#35 When You Don't Have Speakers

When You Don't Have Speakers

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Ashley-JanineDeramaix 3 years ago

Do this all the time!!

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#36 Cooking Level: Broke But Creative

Cooking Level: Broke But Creative

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PoojaMehra 3 years ago

Why does it look like a lizard head?

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#37 My Razor Broke About 5 Days Ago

My Razor Broke About 5 Days Ago

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Samuel Jay Brown 2 years ago

Grow a beard and stroke it when your in a test and studying!

#38 DIY Hot Tub

DIY Hot Tub

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RhondaLynn 3 years ago

Brilliant!

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#39 Luke's Pool

Luke's Pool

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Maxine Park 9 months ago

Luke is a deadass genius!

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#40 Lawnmower + Washing Machine Drum = Perfect Fireplace

Lawnmower + Washing Machine Drum = Perfect Fireplace

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#41 My Dad's Solution When His Iron Stopped Working

My Dad's Solution When His Iron Stopped Working

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jb11 3 years ago

You know, that is the way flat irons have worked for hundreds of years before the electric iron - you put it on the stove.

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#42 Desperate Times Calls For Desperate Measures

Desperate Times Calls For Desperate Measures

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KimberlyShaffer 3 years ago

Or, you could use a fork....

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#43 Dorm Room Hot Tub

Dorm Room Hot Tub

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LeannaArcturus 3 years ago

lol what! how did they drain it??

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#44 As A College Student, You Learn To Be Resourceful. Especially When You Don't Have A Microwave

As A College Student, You Learn To Be Resourceful. Especially When You Don't Have A Microwave

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ShelleyWhitehead 3 years ago

There's a microwave in the up right corner.

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#45 Popcorn Fire Alarm

Popcorn Fire Alarm

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LunarAurora 3 years ago

So you can comfortably see your house burn.

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#46 Toilet Paper Of A Broke College Student

Toilet Paper Of A Broke College Student

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captaingrumpy 3 years ago

Thieves , stolen from a public or hotel toilet.

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#47 When You Don't Have Enough Money For Christmas Tree, You Can Create One From Your Hair

When You Don't Have Enough Money For Christmas Tree, You Can Create One From Your Hair

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Cookie 3 years ago

Bet that hair cost more than a tree.

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#48 Never Had A Toaster During Uni .. No Problem !

Never Had A Toaster During Uni .. No Problem !

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#49 This Might Work, When You Don't Have A Candlestick

This Might Work, When You Don't Have A Candlestick

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EmmaLuckraft 3 years ago

Effectively a jac o latern

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#50 As A Broke College Student, I Make Do With What I've Got

As A Broke College Student, I Make Do With What I've Got

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AryaRaven 3 years ago

If you run razors over jeans, every which way, it sharpens them enough for a couple more uses.

#51 Smashed Potatos With Beer Bottle

Smashed Potatos With Beer Bottle

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BrunoBizier 3 years ago

The bottle better be empty r filled with water, otherwise...

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#52 Lol

Lol

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Lai Xone 1 year ago

What is this suppose to mean?

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#53 Glass Of Cockatil. Very Economy!

Glass Of Cockatil. Very Economy!

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