Tube Tricks!

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From camping in your back yard to storing your extension cords without hassle, this morning’s DIY tips might just make some of your everyday tasks much easier!  Our favorite DIY HIP Chick, Beth Allen, shared some totally tubular tricks for re-purposing those old paper towel tubes that usually get pitched into the trash….

* Knives can be sharp and cause injury, but with a paper tube you can cover the blade and make it safe to travel with you!

* Find yourself getting frustrated when trying to clean those hard-to-reach corners of the room?  Beth shows us how to use an old tube to extend your vacuum cleaner!

* Going camping this summer?  Don’t leave home without your tubes!  Check out how to turn those paper tubes into a bonafide fire starter!!

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