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What do I do with all of these bookmarks?

Over the years, I've purchased or been given many lovely bookmarks (especially since I'm known to be an avid reader). More and more, though, I'm reading ebooks, and even using bookmarks as designed seems like an imperfect way to see and show off all of my favorite designs. What are some better/other ways to display or make use of my bookmarks?

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Charging gadgets without the snake-pits: DIY charging stations

Are you with me in the loathing of the tangle of cords that makes up the contemporary charging station? Let's doodle together and see some sweet-ass DIY options for how you can make a charging station that doesn't look like a pit of cord snakes tangled into blood-thirsty coils, waiting to strike when you reach for your smartphone.

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Let's dream about sleeping porches

The last time I was over at my mom's property, she was mentioning all the different places on her property where her and her partner like to sleep. They've set up beds on just about every deck, porch, and patio surface they could find. Now that it's finally summer, I say 'TIS THE SEASON for this kind of sleeping around. So let's dream about some sleeping porches — and even one sleeping balcony, for those of us in the city.

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Ephemeral walls: No-damage decor to make your walls less boring

Living in a dorm room, renting with rules against nails and paint, or just a plain old small, boxy, white walled living spaces? What is a person to do in such boring living spaces (and with very little money to decorate)? Well. I welcome you now to Pinterest — land of wishful thinking and endless creative ideas. Here's a plethora of inspiration to get you thinking, including Post-It Note decorating, the wonder of fabric, and things you might not have thought to do with your photographs.

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Create a dressing table from two shelves and four baskets

The best Ikea hacks are the ones that make you slap your forehead and go, "DUH! OF COURESE." We call these "Basket moments," and this one is more literal, since it involves baskets. Specifically: Two wall-mounted shelves + four baskets + a mirror = dressing table with no table necessary! Perfect for a tiny home and a limited budget.

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Store your spaghetti in a Pringles can

So, you open the spaghetti box. You use half the pasta, and then try to close the box, but every time you reach into the cabinet it threatens to slide out, because pasta boxes aren't really meant to be resealed. And then you realize HOLY FUCK. I can store my unused spaghetti in this Pringles can!