back to top
Community

5 Simple DIYs for Every Dancer

Every dancer can appreciate these quick and simple DIY hacks.

Posted on

1. Hair Accessory Organizer

What you’ll need:Empty Altoids containerMagnetic tape strips

What you’ll need:

Empty Altoids container

Magnetic tape strips

Instructions:Dump all Altoids into your mouth at once…JK.If you don’t have an empty Altoids container, dump the Altoids in a little snack bag for later.Wipe out the container to remove any leftover Altoid powder.

Instructions:

Dump all Altoids into your mouth at once…JK.

If you don’t have an empty Altoids container, dump the Altoids in a little snack bag for later.

Wipe out the container to remove any leftover Altoid powder.

Cut off one strip of magnetic tape.Peel the backing off the magnetic strip and place on the inside cover of the Altoid container.

Cut off one strip of magnetic tape.

Peel the backing off the magnetic strip and place on the inside cover of the Altoid container.

Lastly, fill up your new hair accessory holder!Hopefully, this will help prevent some of those bobby pins from magically disappearing.

Lastly, fill up your new hair accessory holder!

Hopefully, this will help prevent some of those bobby pins from magically disappearing.

2. Headphone Holder

What you’ll need:Two clothespinsGlue (Preferably something stronger than your average Elmer’s School Glue)Anything to decorate your clothespins (Paint, tape, ribbons, markers, etc.)

What you’ll need:

Two clothespins

Glue (Preferably something stronger than your average Elmer’s School Glue)

Anything to decorate your clothespins (Paint, tape, ribbons, markers, etc.)

Instructions:First, apply a thick coat of glue on outside surface of one clothespin.

Instructions:

First, apply a thick coat of glue on outside surface of one clothespin.

Stick the second clothespin on top of the first so that it is facing the opposite direction. Hold in place until glue dries.If you’d like, decorate your clothespins however you’d like!

Stick the second clothespin on top of the first so that it is facing the opposite direction. Hold in place until glue dries.

If you’d like, decorate your clothespins however you’d like!

After all the glue has dried, place your headphones onto your new holder!Place the headphone jack into one clip and wrap the rest of the cord diagonally around the pinchers.Then, clip the headphone earpieces into the second clip. TA DA! 👏🏼🎧

After all the glue has dried, place your headphones onto your new holder!

Place the headphone jack into one clip and wrap the rest of the cord diagonally around the pinchers.

Then, clip the headphone earpieces into the second clip. TA DA! 👏🏼🎧

3. Eyeshadow Holder

What you’ll need:Ice cube tray

What you’ll need:

Ice cube tray

Instructions:All this requires is to simply place your eyeshadows in the ice cube tray!If you’re feeling fancy, you can organize your shadows by color.Who knew it was so simple to put an end to that messy makeup drawer?!

Instructions:

All this requires is to simply place your eyeshadows in the ice cube tray!

If you’re feeling fancy, you can organize your shadows by color.

Who knew it was so simple to put an end to that messy makeup drawer?!

4. Speaker

What you’ll need:Cardboard tubeTwo paper cups (Plastic will work as well!)Duct tape (If you want to get fancy!)Scissors

What you’ll need:

Cardboard tube

Two paper cups (Plastic will work as well!)

Duct tape (If you want to get fancy!)

Scissors

Instructions:First, wrap duct tape around your cardboard tube.

Instructions:

First, wrap duct tape around your cardboard tube.

Cut a rectangle in your cardboard tube (The size of your phone or iPod).

Cut a rectangle in your cardboard tube (The size of your phone or iPod).

Next, cut a hole near the base of the cup just big enough to fit the ends of the cardboard tube

It may help to trace along the cardboard tube first to use as a guide while you cut.

Do the same thing with your second paper cup.

Do the same thing with your second paper cup.

Lastly, follow More Than Dancers on Spotify @ morethandancers, turn up the volume, place your device in the tube and jam out to the latest playlist we made for you!

Lastly, follow More Than Dancers on Spotify @ morethandancers, turn up the volume, place your device in the tube and jam out to the latest playlist we made for you!

5. Dance Bag Scent Booster

What you’ll need:Downy Unstoppables in-wash booster beadsSmall mesh bags

What you’ll need:

Downy Unstoppables in-wash booster beads

Small mesh bags

Instructions:Add 1 tablespoon of beads into the mesh bag and you’ve got yourself a scent booster for your dance bag!Don’t be afraid to add a few more beads to the mesh bag if that’s what your dance bag calls for😉

Instructions:

Add 1 tablespoon of beads into the mesh bag and you’ve got yourself a scent booster for your dance bag!

Don’t be afraid to add a few more beads to the mesh bag if that’s what your dance bag calls for😉

Top trending videos

Watch more BuzzFeed Video Caret right

Top trending videos

Watch more BuzzFeed Video Caret right
This post was created by a member of BuzzFeed Community, where anyone can post awesome lists and creations. Learn more or post your buzz!