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?


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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 11 months 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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#3 Use Your Car Spoiler As A Picnic Table

Use Your Car Spoiler As A Picnic Table

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Hans 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months ago

*Forehead Slap # Lost Count*

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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 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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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the_end_is_nigh 11 months ago

Yes, please someone come up with plan to end the torture.

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#11 Use CD Holder To Hold Your Bagel Sandwich

Use CD Holder To Hold Your Bagel Sandwich

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Kjorn 11 months ago

i only have 100 CD holder... oh well, i'll just make bigger sandwich then

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#12 Use Frozen Grapes To Chill Your Wine And Stop It From Being Diluted

Use Frozen Grapes To Chill Your Wine And Stop It From Being Diluted

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Amanda Panda 11 months ago

this is actually a good one, and also adds to the flavor. I find it works best with Chardonneys.

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#13 You Can Turn Your Old Seatbelts Into A Key Holder

You Can Turn Your Old Seatbelts Into A Key Holder

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Jason Pos 11 months ago

Do you know anyone who has an old seat belt lying around? They normally get sold with your old car.

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#14 You Can Turn An Old Ladder Into A Bookshelf

You Can Turn An Old Ladder Into A Bookshelf

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Amanda Panda 11 months ago

They sell "ladder" shelves basically just like this for like $100, easier to make ur own!

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#16 You Can Turn An Old Ladder Into A Bookshelf

You Can Turn An Old Ladder Into A Bookshelf

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Fatemeh 11 months ago

It is silly but I feel that the books are not comfortable in this shelf :|

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#17 You Can Use Bottle Caps To Seal Plastic Bags

You Can Use Bottle Caps To Seal Plastic Bags

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Diane DesAutels 11 months ago

I've seen this great suggestion before. I've got to remember to try it!

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#19 Save Space And Hang More T-Shirts This Way!

Save Space And Hang More T-Shirts This Way!

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Nita 11 months ago

Works great until ya take ya shirt off the line and realise the side of ya shirt are now longer than the front and back...

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#20 Fill Any Container That Doesn't Fit In The Sink With A Dustpan

Fill Any Container That Doesn't Fit In The Sink With A Dustpan

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.gas. 11 months ago

Remember, water can flow in more than one direction, meaning, prepare for water all over the floor, too. :-/

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#22 You Can Turn Your Old Suitcase Into A Chair

You Can Turn Your Old Suitcase Into A Chair

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over opinionated 11 months ago

So cute I love this just need support so you don't break the back leaning on it.

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#27 Use Your Pants Hanger As A Cookbook Holder

Use Your Pants Hanger As A Cookbook Holder

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over opinionated 11 months ago

And if it breaks in the process you can seal the food that you made

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#29 You Can Make A Key Holder From LEGO

You Can Make A Key Holder From LEGO

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Claire Von Hirdler 11 months ago

Lego used to sell a keychain holder. i got one before it was discontinued - and i LOVE IT! i wish i could share a pic!

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#30 Use Bees Wax To Waterproof Your Shoes

Use Bees Wax To Waterproof Your Shoes

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Lorraine 11 months ago

I shall try this!

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#31 You Can Use Wine Corks For Planting Succulents Into Them

You Can Use Wine Corks For Planting Succulents Into Them

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over opinionated 11 months ago

What happens when they grow the roots have no room. I call this plant abuse.

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#33 Use Your Tic Tac Box As A Bobby Pin Holder

Use Your Tic Tac Box As A Bobby Pin Holder

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Rita Duncan 11 months ago

That's actually a really good idea

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#35 You Can Convert An Old Piano Into A Fountain

You Can Convert An Old Piano Into A Fountain

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Cesi Baca 11 months ago

As if people just have old grand pianos sitting around rotting away. Not a hack. : /

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#39 Finish Your Empty Nutella Jar With Ice Cream

Finish Your Empty Nutella Jar With Ice Cream

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over opinionated 11 months ago

So don't finish off with your index finger... k....

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#41 You Can Turn Your Old Table Into A Dog Bed

You Can Turn Your Old Table Into A Dog Bed

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Benny Lava 11 months ago

No. I don't want to embarrass my dog.

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#42 You Can Use Your Sanitary Napkin Package To Keep Your Money Safe From Pickpockets

You Can Use Your Sanitary Napkin Package To Keep Your Money Safe From Pickpockets

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Arty 11 months ago

mhhh...not sure how it would look it fell for my pocket...as a boy....:P

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#44 You Can Upcycle Old Colanders By Making Wall Lights Out Of Them

You Can Upcycle Old Colanders By Making Wall Lights Out Of Them

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Gina Kashuk 11 months ago

Woooooooo I always have an urge to buy another ...now I have a reason to

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