Hiding our valuables is embedded into our nature - from caveman hiding a bone in an old pterodactyl's nest to you, searching for places to hide things in your room. Fear not for your possessions, because Bored Panda, has declassified a top-secret list that will teach you how to turn everyday household items into secret hiding places.

From covering your sweets in plain sight to super secret drawers, compartments, crawl spaces, and even a hornets' nest imitation hiding spot - these tricks would fool even 007 himself.

So, do you hate people touching your stuff? Paranoid that burglars are stalking your home? Worried about that stash of questionable material on the dark red flash drive that sits haphazardly in your nightstand drawer? Whatever your reasons are for wanting to keep something completely camouflaged, we've got you covered. Your secrets, together with your valuables will stay safe.

Get the ideas about best hiding spots in our list below!

#1

Secret Drawer In Window Sill

Secret Drawer In Window Sill

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Aurelia Grey
Community Member
2 years ago

Anyone else realize that thieves reading this now have new places to look?

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#2

Behind The Murphy Door

Behind The Murphy Door

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Caoimhe Delahunty
Community Member
2 years ago

That's so cool

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#3

Secret Bookshelf

Secret Bookshelf

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nanashi
Community Member
2 years ago

this one is the best yet bc there's no way other people would know unless they were shown of it first.

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#4

Birdhouse With A Hidden Box

Birdhouse With A Hidden Box

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Vlad Horobet
Community Member
2 years ago

This is so clever actually. Totally doing it.

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#5

Jar That Looks Like Full Of Grains

Jar That Looks Like Full Of Grains

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Bored Phoenix
Community Member
2 years ago

Put peanuts. They might be allergic!

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#6

Doortop Stash

Doortop Stash

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Hannah Ingram
Community Member
2 years ago

how much top secret information is in that one little stick

FlawsomeTurtle
Community Member
2 years ago

Top secret: Where's Waldo?

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Jim Rich
Community Member
2 years ago

Remember to inform somebody about where you have stashed the cash. Otherwise it will be there forever, long after you are dead and buried!

Elizabeth Butler
Community Member
2 years ago

memory stick + magnet.....better be careful with that....

Ian Rispin
Community Member
2 years ago

Not a bad idea. And now I have top comment.

Hannah Ingram
Community Member
2 years ago

not anymore mwahahahaha

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Amaranthim Talon
Community Member
2 years ago

Aha! Hillary's missing emails!!! ;)

Tony Moon
Community Member
2 years ago

Could be done in so many places that are so much easier to reach but still be completely innocuous.

Terry T.
Community Member
2 years ago

I think you meant inconspicuous....

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Άρης Παπαδόπουλος
Community Member
2 years ago

That USB probably got wiped out by that magnet

Desiré Yen
Community Member
2 years ago

Hide all yr tax money in that hiding hole. The tax collector will never look there😂

Lilly Friedman
Community Member
2 years ago

I like how the ten dollar bill is a super ofld edition.

Gamarae Srs
Community Member
6 months ago

Ahhhh!

marmitejim
Community Member
10 months ago

Must be where he hides his child porn and bus fare to get away on the quick....

Kikka io
Community Member
2 years ago

if you are a spy of some nation all right, but if you have to hide the grandmother's jewelry?

foxlover05
Community Member
2 years ago

I need some advice.. I'm 17 and pregnant-due on January 1st. I'm going to keep my baby girl, as I think that's the best thing to do. I know a lot of people will be reading this and will be disappointed in me. Before you judge me, know that this is because of rape. I need names for my baby girl, and advice for being a teen mom.

Meeow
Community Member
2 years ago

This one should be on top 1

Ian Rispin
Community Member
2 years ago

Top 2 comments.

Molly Block
Community Member
2 years ago

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Is this where they hide the drugs?? LOL

DancingToMyself
Community Member
2 years ago

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What an effort just for 1 (one dollar,lol) and for USB?! What part makes me suspicious? 0?¿

frederic eeckman
Community Member
2 years ago

Well, imagine there is 100 bitcoins on that USB stick, suddenly it looks worth it :D

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2 years ago

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Hm lemme guess what's in that ;)

Bored Phoenix
Community Member
2 years ago

A usb and some dollars

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#7

Secret Crawlspace Access Door

Secret Crawlspace Access Door

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Vlad Horobet
Community Member
2 years ago

This one is so well done.

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#8

Hidden Chair Compartment

Hidden Chair Compartment

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CBN2143
Community Member
2 years ago

Also a great place to hide Aunt Ruth's nasty ass broccoli casserole that you've "finished." ;-)

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#9

Roll Up Your Valuables In A Diaper To Keep Them Safe At The Beach

Roll Up Your Valuables In A Diaper To Keep Them Safe At The Beach

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Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

I guess adding some fake stains will make it even better...

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#10

Functional Tile

Functional Tile

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Molly Block
Community Member
2 years ago

That is neat. Guess you need a suction cup to open it?

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#11

Secret Door Bookcase

Secret Door Bookcase

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YuzzzzuY
Community Member
2 years ago

I wonder whether it can be opened manually, I wouldn't want to be trapped during a power outage. Super smooth though, I wonder whether that picture frame on the shelves is glued into place?

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#12

Secret Photo Frame

Secret Photo Frame

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CelSlade
Community Member
2 years ago

clever!

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#13

Basement Steps Secret Storage

Basement Steps Secret Storage

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Aahzmandus Pervect
Community Member
2 years ago

Not only hidden, but very practical.

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#14

Hide Your Sweets Like A Pro

Hide Your Sweets Like A Pro

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Vlad Horobet
Community Member
2 years ago

Hide your sweets like you're a mom with 3 young kids who eat everything that falls in their hands excepting green soybeans.

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#15

Secret Safe From Old CD's

Secret Safe From Old CD's

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Victor Calamity
Community Member
2 years ago

OHHH, that's clever! No one these days is going to mess with a stack of blank DVD's!

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#16

Phone Jack Secret Compartment

Phone Jack Secret Compartment

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Carlo
Community Member
2 years ago

Walter White style

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#17

Hide House Key Outside With Pill Bottle

Hide House Key Outside With Pill Bottle

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Vlad Horobet
Community Member
2 years ago

Well you know what they say: no stones left unturned.

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#18

Mayonnaise Jar Spray-Painted With Cream-Colored Paint For Plastic

Mayonnaise Jar Spray-Painted With Cream-Colored Paint For Plastic

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Bored Phoenix
Community Member
2 years ago

Thief: I need to make a sandwich, I'm so hungry!

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#19

Potted Plant Secret Compartment

Potted Plant Secret Compartment

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Tiny Dynamine
Community Member
2 years ago

That people are hiding flash drives makes me think there's something dodgy going on in their lives.

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#20

Drawer With A Secret

Drawer With A Secret

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Tiny Dynamine
Community Member
2 years ago

There's a lot of drug money being stashed in these photos.

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#21

Hornets Nest Hiding Spot

Hornets Nest Hiding Spot

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Usernameofgag
Community Member
2 years ago

This is a good idea.until there is a real hornet inside...

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#22

Secret Compartment Coffee Table

Secret Compartment Coffee Table

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Skure
Community Member
2 years ago

Are that rifle and ammunition?

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#23

Cabinet Hidden Storage

Cabinet Hidden Storage

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earringnut
Community Member
2 years ago

this gallery hes exactly two types of posters: people with a whole lot of money and people with a whole lot of time

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#24

Secret Jar Inside Of A Toy

Secret Jar Inside Of A Toy

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Community Member
2 years ago

Ouch!

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#25

Hidden Wall Outlet Safe

Hidden Wall Outlet Safe

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Tiny Dynamine
Community Member
2 years ago

Perfect for your cheap plastic necklaces!

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#26

Hidden Compartment In A Globe

Hidden Compartment In A Globe

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ADHORTATOR
Community Member
2 years ago

Treasure Island :-)

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#27

Hide Valuables In Fake Pipes

Hide Valuables In Fake Pipes

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Ben Lavalleur
Community Member
2 years ago

My kids tried to do that too, but they just tried to flush things to get them into a pipe rather than make a false wye.

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#28

In A Trash Can

In A Trash Can

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just a thought !
Community Member
2 years ago

This is very common in my college

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#29

Secret Place Inside Of A Curtain

Secret Place Inside Of A Curtain

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nanashi
Community Member
2 years ago

I did this back when I was in boarding school where personal phones are prohibited. can't do this now anymore I think bc the current average size of mobile phones these days.

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#30

Magnetic Page Photo Album Hiding Place

Magnetic Page Photo Album Hiding Place

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Cassie
Community Member
2 years ago

This would be a great gift for a college grad. A lovely photo album of their past years and what it took to get where they are and then when they call to ask for money because starting out is tough, tell them to look under the photos.

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#31

Thermometer With A Secret Storage

Thermometer With A Secret Storage

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Magpie
Community Member
2 years ago

This is good. NO thief is gonna steal old style thermometer. Even your desperate druggies.

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#32

False Bottom Secret Compartment

False Bottom Secret Compartment

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Vlad Horobet
Community Member
2 years ago

It needs to be cushioned, you can hear the rambling of the objects hitting the wood every time you open it.

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#33

Battery Secret Compartment

Battery Secret Compartment

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Amy Woodhall
Community Member
2 years ago

Until somebody throws it away.

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#34

Sliding Fireplace

Sliding Fireplace

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earringnut
Community Member
2 years ago

the lack of a chimney would be a dead give away

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#35

Toe-Kick Hideaway

Toe-Kick Hideaway

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Rachael Basye
Community Member
2 years ago

And a great place for animal hair to collect.

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#36

Under The Fish Tank Hiding Place

Under The Fish Tank Hiding Place

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Poseidon Cheez
Community Member
2 years ago

Thats not a real hiding place. Thats fish food holder

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#37

A Secret Compartment In A Hair Brush

A Secret Compartment In A Hair Brush

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Samantha Beckett
Community Member
2 years ago

Some of these would be good for traveling but kind of useless at home.

#38

Bed Knob Hideout

Bed Knob Hideout

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yerawitchSam13
Community Member
2 years ago

Can't use that post for BDSM.

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#39

Secret Side Table

Secret Side Table

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JillVille Child Care
Community Member
2 years ago

Secret SLIDE table you mean?

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#40

Secret Car Compartment

Secret Car Compartment

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The Frog
Community Member
2 years ago

What's with the gloves?

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#41

Computer Secret Compartment

Computer Secret Compartment

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Jacqueline Arana
Community Member
2 years ago

I think thieves might take a whole computer if there's time, also shouldn't the secret compartment blend better?

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#42

Hide Money In A Deck Of Cards

Hide Money In A Deck Of Cards

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Bored Phoenix
Community Member
2 years ago

What if they decide to play cards?

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#43

In An Empty Paint Can

In An Empty Paint Can

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Evertzen Danny
Community Member
2 years ago

I knew an old painter who had hidden lots of money in half full paint cans, also IN the paint. then he died and his kids threw all his old stuff away...

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#44

Secret Stash Pepsi Bottle

Secret Stash Pepsi Bottle

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yerawitchSam13
Community Member
2 years ago

What if the thief is thirsty?

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#45

Books As Hidden Storage

Books As Hidden Storage

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Twinkle Wolf
Community Member
2 years ago

...But then why can I see the pages of the books if only the covers are there??

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#46

Secret Log Box

Secret Log Box

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Daniel Losinger
Community Member
2 years ago

But what if the thief needs firewood?

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#47

Secret Keyboard Hiding Place

Secret Keyboard Hiding Place

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Poseidon Cheez
Community Member
2 years ago

Except now you dont have a keyboard or how does this work?

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#48

Top Secret Tissue Box

Top Secret Tissue Box

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Panic!AtTheYeemo
Community Member
2 years ago

my most valuable possession is also sour patch.

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#49

Secret Candle Compartment

Secret Candle Compartment

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Stille20
Community Member
2 years ago

Hopefully no one gets all romantic and lights the candle.

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#50

Hiding Spot Inside Sticky Notes

Hiding Spot Inside Sticky Notes

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--
Community Member
2 years ago

what a waste of perfectly good sticky notes

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#51

Bike Seat Secret Compartment

Bike Seat Secret Compartment

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ADHORTATOR
Community Member
2 years ago

In the 50s, one of my granduncles smuggeld tobacco this way...

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#52

Hide Things In Your Old Deoderant Container

Hide Things In Your Old Deoderant Container

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Mikki
Community Member
2 years ago

Sure

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#53

Poop Key Hider

Poop Key Hider

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Royal_Emperor
Community Member
2 years ago

:D wait till someone's dog drops a real one which looks just like that.

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#54

Vacuum Cleaner Bag Compartment Hideout

Vacuum Cleaner Bag Compartment Hideout

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Max
Community Member
2 years ago

Don't forget to label them 'important papers'.

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#55

Hidden Cabinet

Hidden Cabinet

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FreckledFox
Community Member
2 years ago

Someone in that house is evil! Hiding the remote...

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#56

Secret Lip Balm Storage Safe

Secret Lip Balm Storage Safe

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Linda Gulley
Community Member
2 years ago

I thought it said "Beef Balm."

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#57

Secret Compartment In Flip Flops

Secret Compartment In Flip Flops

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Vlad Horobet
Community Member
2 years ago

James Bond beach edition.

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#58

Hidden Compartment Behind The Tv

Hidden Compartment Behind The Tv

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Dave Classen
Community Member
2 years ago

Because thiefs would not steal steal your tv?

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#59

My Secret Hiding Place In My Purse. Also Easy To Grab Out And Carry In Your Pocket

My Secret Hiding Place In My Purse. Also Easy To Grab Out And Carry In Your Pocket

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CelSlade
Community Member
2 years ago

Because... what good thief would think of stealing a purse?

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#60

Hide Money In A Frame

Hide Money In A Frame

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Maria T.
Community Member
2 years ago

Not that uncommon of a hiding place......

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#61

Air-Return Stash

Air-Return Stash

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CelSlade
Community Member
2 years ago

Hahaha! Blackmail material? XD

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#62

Towel Rack Safe

Towel Rack Safe

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Tiny Dynamine
Community Member
2 years ago

You'd need to be a master criminal just to get them back out anyway!

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#63

Secret Compartment Chess Board

Secret Compartment Chess Board

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Royal_Emperor
Community Member
2 years ago

if i was a thief and saw this dope chess board, i would steal it.

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#64

Hiding Spot Inside Of A Flashlight

Hiding Spot Inside Of A Flashlight

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Mr. Toothless
Community Member
2 years ago

What if its dark and the thief wants a light to see and steals it?

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#65

Inside A Vitamin Container

Inside A Vitamin Container

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BusLady
Community Member