Monday, July 23, 2012

thrifty tip: repurposing hangers

Repurpose hangers into bag clips! 

It's easy:

Just take a hanger (or many) and saw off the  pincher ends. Make sure to be careful of course, and afterward you can sand down any sharp edges.

If your hanger's pinchers are like the ones pictured to the left - then don't saw off too close to the actual pincher - otherwise it might be hard to use the clip.

Other useful things to do with your hangers:

Thanks Pinterest!
Use it to hold recipes! Right where you can see them easily - this makes following the recipe so much easier, especially a messy recipe where yours hands shouldn't be picking it up...

OR... if you have those weak metal hangers - the type you get from the dry cleaner's...