We become so accustomed to the way things work, that we stop thinking outside the box. What if we told you that your old ladder can be a bookshelf, or you can use car's spoiler as a picnic table?

To get your creative juices flowing, Bored Panda has put together a list of easy and incredibly useful life hacks, DIY tricks and repurposing ideas. From how to open a sealed plastic bag to how to keep ice-cream from dripping on your hands - they will all most definitely simplify your lives. Keep on scrolling to take a look. You'll thank us later.

#1 Use LEGO As A Cable Or Key Holder

Use LEGO As A Cable Or Key Holder

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Ronja Rövardotter 2 years ago

This is brilliant!! I love it! I need it! I think I am gonna steel back some of my old lego from my little sister. She will understand one day :-)

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#2 Makeup Protector

Makeup Protector

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Sabine Weyermann 1 year ago

Fuckin' genius!

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#3 Use Your Car Spoiler As A Picnic Table

Use Your Car Spoiler As A Picnic Table

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Hans 2 years ago

Life hack from Hans: do not have a car spoiler, unless you have a car that really need it.

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#4 Pop A Stocking Over The Head Of Your Vacuum Cleaner To Find Small, Missing Items

Pop A Stocking Over The Head Of Your Vacuum Cleaner To Find Small, Missing Items

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Paul Rodenhuis 2 years ago

I did this 50 years ago when my wife dropped her contact lens.

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#5 You Can Turn An Old Rake Into A Wineglass Holder

You Can Turn An Old Rake Into A Wineglass Holder

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Cody Eriksen 2 years ago

*Forehead Slap # Lost Count*

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#6 Use Clothespin To Hammer A Nail Safely

Use Clothespin To Hammer A Nail Safely

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LauRa Morgan 2 years ago

I needed to see this!

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#7 You Can Turn An Old Boat Into A Bed

You Can Turn An Old Boat Into A Bed

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Cesi Baca 2 years ago

This is a life hack? I guess I just need to find an old wooden boat somewhere and put rafters in my ceiling to hang it from. Piece of cake : ~

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#8 You Can Use A Tennis Ball As An Item Holder

You Can Use A Tennis Ball As An Item Holder

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Cody Eriksen 2 years ago

My dog will lose his mind!! I'd have to mount it like 10 feet high so he doesn't get it!

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#9 You Can Turn Wine Bottles Into Chandeliers

You Can Turn Wine Bottles Into Chandeliers

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隆興 李 2 years ago

Need to cut the bottoms of bottles first? How to?

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#10 Open Sealed Plastic Packaging With A Can Opener

Open Sealed Plastic Packaging With A Can Opener

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Tash Laf 2 years ago

Holy crap!!! I am going to totally try this...those packages are a bugger to get into. This is genius!!

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