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5 Insanely Easy DIYs You Can Make In 5 Minutes

When you love crafting but dread Pinterest fails.

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1. Decorate an old pill bottle with a coat of paint or contact paper and use it to store bobby pins and jewelry in your purse.

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If you give the stray bobby pins a place to live, maybe (maybe) you won't find so many of them orphaned at the bottom of your bag. Here's the tutorial.

2. Pin pretty paint chips to a cork board and use it as a custom calendar.

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Pick up paint chips at your local hardware store for free, so you can write all over them through the month, then recycle them at the end. Here's how to make it.

3. Turn tea lights into fancy coffee-scented candles by nestling them in a ramekin full of coffee beans.

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Of course, you could use any bowl you like. Just make sure your candles are contained in metal or glass, so you don't end up with melted wax melding the beans to your container (like here). As the candles burn, they'll release a gentle coffee scent in the air. Here's the step-by-step.

5. Put together a pitcher with all the ingredients you need for freshly-squeezed lemonade, and give it as a housewarming gift.

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It's summertime, which means it's lemonade season and moving season. This is a quick and affordable gift. Here are the instructions, and you can find affordable pitchers for $7.99 each at Target (and maybe cheaper ones at your local dollar store).

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