Some every day “tricks” are actually fairly complicated endeavors that don’t save time at all. Many “hacks” make you raise your eyebrows and think “why would anyone actually do that?” But some tricks are actually brilliant little time, space, or money savers that make you wish you’d known about them sooner or are so simple you can’t believe you hadn’t already thought of them.
From things as simple as using a lint roller to remove glitter to the more ingenious recipes for items like homemade foaming liquid soap, here are some amazing tricks that will make you say “why didn’t I think of that?”
1. Easy Piping Bag Trick
If you love decorating baked goods but hate the hassle of filling those piping bags, check out this awesome tip to make the task positively easy.
2. Storage for Cupcake Liners
Use this cool organizational trick to keep all your cupcake liners in one place.
3. Freezer Paper for Sewing Patterns
Trace patterns onto freezer paper, then iron onto your fabric for easy pattern cutting!
4. Embellished Grocery Bag Containers
Store your plastic grocery bags in beautiful re-purposed wipe containers. Use this tutorial for perfect bag dispensing every time.
5. Pop Tab Art Hangers
Use old tabs from soda cans to hang artwork that doesn’t already have a good hanger.
6. Regrow Scallions
Don’t buy a bunch of scallions (also known as green onions) every time you need them for a dish, grow your own instead!