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Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Here’s a handy little tip to remove nails without doing damage to your walls: Wrap a rubber band around your hammer in a crisscross pattern as pictured below. Now, when you go to remove a nail with the claw, the band will act as a cushion between the hammer and wall to prevent dents and scuff...
Thursday, October 02, 2014
We were thrilled to watch a transformation project video blogger James Busvlogger documented.  James snagged an old, broken-down chest of drawers at his local recycling center for just a dollar. He documents how he cleans it up and puts it back together in a video. Watch how he...
Thursday, July 17, 2014
We are all about organization and helping make people’s lives easier by sharing crafty uses of rubber bands. We recently came across an article about creative uses for plastic grocery bags. We learned how a plastic bag and a rubber band can be used as a paintbrush and roller preserver.  All...
Thursday, July 10, 2014
You may have seen trailers for DreamWorks Animation’s latest creation “How to Train Your Dragon 2” during the past couple months. While the title sounds very cute and instructive, these are mythical creatures, making it impossible to train one. However, in the world of botany,...
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Painting is a dirty and expensive task. If only all of us could hire professionals to avoid dealing with the mess. Unfortunately, the cost of paint alone is enough to drive plenty of us to tackle this task ourselves. To minimize the mess, we brush off excess paint before applying it. Most of us...
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Do you find yourself needing an extra hand to hold the flashlight while working in dark areas like under the hood of your car or under the sink?  The next time you find yourself in this predicament, try strapping a flashlight to your arm with some rubber bands. The...
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Over the Memorial Day weekend, I had a great idea to wash my car. I went to the backyard to grab my water hose that was in a jumbo mess in the grass. I grabbed a few lengths of the hose and dragged it to the carport.  On the way, I snagged every corner I turned which would...
Wednesday, April 03, 2013
April is here. It's time to start working in the garden. After a day of pruning, weeding and digging, you can put an end to misplaced tools by creatively organizing your tools.  Wrap two rubber bands around the cluster. Be sure to LIKE US on Facebook. Tell us how rubber bands make...
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Home improvement and craft projects go hand and hand with rubber bands. Not only are they durable, uses are unlimited. From school projects to fixing up the house, they help build "big projects" with ease. Here's a great example. Mendy of Arkansas, who sent us this week’s...