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Ten (10) Creative Things To Try This Season by Ibcdesigns(m): 2:27pm On Dec 27, 2015
Good day Nairalanders, with all sense of humility, i'd like to share with you twelve casual ways to be creative with stuffs around you this festive. Happy Viewing...


1. Use a spring from your old pen to protect your charger from bending or breaking.

Have you been wondering what the spring of an old pen could be used to do? Or wondering how to prevent your charger from breaking just at the charging neck? Using the spring as a stability structure for your charger is not a bad idea since the diameter of most cables are equivalent to the inner diameter of the spring, its a win win.

2. Putting a dry tea bag in smelly shoes.

Tea seems not to be the only product of a tea bag, Moisture is the property that makes your shoe smell, the ability of a teabag to absorb odor via moisture cannot be over-emphasized. You simply take the tea bags after using them for tea, dry them out then put them near the toes on the sole of the shoe. This works great in tennis shoes or any shoe that absorbs moisture that has a bad smell. Try it out! You can also take any peel from a citrus fruit such as an orange, grapefruit, lime or lemon and put that peel in the shoe as well and leave it in overnight. Take it out in the morning and see how that changes the smell of your shoe.

3. Getting More Space In The Microwave

This is indeed a conservative method, and as an environmental engineer, i see this as one of the fast ways to ensure cleaner production in reducing total power utilization. Now back to the gist, my microwave at home has a space width of 3 inches, that means i cannot conveniently put two plates of at least 2inches each at once, this method mitigates that. Look for a tin with a lesser diameter and height (Not lesser than what can carry your second plate), then place the second plate on the tin. Since the microwave works on a rotating principle, the rotation on the tin is transferred to the plate and space is conserved.

4. Using Your Egg Crate To Cool Your Laptop as a Laptop Fan

A laptop fan in ibadan starts from 3k5, you don't have the money to buy one now but your laptop would not stop overheating most especially when you place it on a flat surface, an egg crate could come to your aid. Almost all households have an eggcrate in the kitchen, pick it up and clean it, place it calmly on the flat surface or your bed, then put your laptop on it, the egg crate does two things intermittently, its made of composites which are insulating (repels heat) in property, and it give space for aeration (air flow). After knowing this, i hope u'll still use ur crates for eggs oooo. hahahhahaha...

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Re: Ten (10) Creative Things To Try This Season by Ibcdesigns(m): 2:30pm On Dec 27, 2015
5. Using Coke To Wash The WC the magic.

The key is patience, pour the Coke into the bowl. Pour the Coke around the rim of the bowl. Let it flow over the stains below. Be sure to give all the stains a good even coating of Coke then
Let the Coke sit, the longer you let the Coke sit, the more of a chance you give the acids in the Coke to break down the stains. Try to let the Coke sit for at least an hour without disturbing it or perhaps leave the coke in the basin overnight, when you wake in the morning flush to experience the magic. Coke works as a cleaner because of the gentle carbonic and phosphoric acid it contains. These chemicals come from the carbonation, not from the flavorings in the soda, so Diet Coke works just as well as regular Coke. This also means that club soda and many other carbonated beverages can be substituted for Coke (though these are rarely as cheap).

6. That Okirika Jeans ZIP Must Not Embarrass Me- Wey my keyholder!!!

Lol, ye, i must not be embarrassed with the gravity effect consequently displayed by my excited zip line. The concept is using your keyholder's round brace, simply insert the brace into the square hole of your zip handle as shown below, zip up then hang the brace around the button of your trouser. lobatan. You can save yourself the stress of frequently zipping up at least till you get home.

7. Using An Old Newspaper to absorb Liquid at the bottom of your BIN

Water is a strong composition of our domestic waste with environmental effects ranging from odor to denying aesthetics, a way to salvage this is to as much as possible reduce the amount of wet waste you put in your indoor bin, but in unavoidable situations, you can prevent by basing your bin with stacks of old newspapers.

8. Heavy Sleeper? Try This

Are you an heavy sleeper just like me? in fact the snoozing effect of an alarm makes my sleep melodious rather than terminate the melody. Try putting your phone in an empty glass, allow it to snooze and feel the effect. Note-Don't use an expensive glass, lol.

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Re: Ten (10) Creative Things To Try This Season by Ibcdesigns(m): 2:32pm On Dec 27, 2015
9. Re-Using Your Cans
Apparently, You throw away your milo or malt cans after use, not knowing you can indeed put these cans to creative use, spanning from using the cans as light stoves, herb garden to using them as Recycled Aluminum Pull Tabs Jewelry or even a Beer Can Sofa. if you cannot do any of these, keep the cans for the scavengers, its definite it'll end up re-used that way.

10. Creating a Plastic Spoon Lamp

Plastic spoons are so common in Nigeria, most especially around the festivities just like this, You can put them to better use by bringing them all together to make a lamp.

Get a big bottle jar, just like the bottle of a big tasty-time, cut only the broad end with a knife, then move to the collection of spoons, cut the handle of each individual spoon and apply a tint of liquid gum at the broader end of the spoon as shown in the picture below. You can now start placing the spoon just around the tasty-time jar from bottom to top making sure that each spoon placed overlaps each other as you move towards the hollow neck, leave it to dry, then get a bulb (Bulb color as you wish) with a lamp holder on a vertical support. Cover the bulb with the dried firm spoon catologue. there you have it. Your Own Plastic Spoon Lamp.

I wrote this article with a bid to share really interesting things you could lay your hands on while idle, nobody is an island of knowledge or creativity, its all about critical thinking and practice, Cheers to the new creative buddy reading this.

Article by Aderemi Ibrahim Tunde.
Creative Director, IBCdesigns
www.ibcdesigns.com

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Re: Ten (10) Creative Things To Try This Season by Sirpluv: 2:33pm On Dec 27, 2015
Nice 1 OP. . . .i'll try it out.

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Re: Ten (10) Creative Things To Try This Season by highskies(m): 3:20pm On Dec 27, 2015
Cc Lalastica, this is frontpage material oo. Very educative

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Re: Ten (10) Creative Things To Try This Season by chidiebere2020(m): 3:27pm On Dec 27, 2015
Ok
Re: Ten (10) Creative Things To Try This Season by Dark89: 3:35pm On Dec 27, 2015
Doing the coke stuff......ride on
Re: Ten (10) Creative Things To Try This Season by Ibcdesigns(m): 3:48pm On Dec 27, 2015
DEedicating this to God Almighty and all hungry people around the world. I know aw it feels to be. Much thanks to my team at Nairasage, my colleagues both in unaab and ui, my fiancee @AdemolaAishat, friends like #ComradeAdekunleMichaelAdeniyi (Naos President) #JafarMuhammed #Fistonati #TobiShobayo #GbengaJulius #AdeniyiMaruf #AyindeAfeez #TaiwoSinmiat #SeunAdisa #InspectorPencil #DkFlezzy and co. God bless us all with the creativity needed to male our lives rock.


And my article made FRONT PAGE for the first time on Nairaland. Surely, 2016 would be a year full of impacts. Anticipate just the best. Thanks

Being on Nairaland for five years now has been awesome (@HAminat)... To lalasticlala, seun and all my nairaland goonz, the sky is your stepping stone.

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Re: Ten (10) Creative Things To Try This Season by mrphysics(m): 5:11pm On Dec 27, 2015
Lala
Re: Ten (10) Creative Things To Try This Season by HAminat(f): 6:45am On Dec 28, 2015
Really creative a d educative piece. Lalasticlala do the needful
Re: Ten (10) Creative Things To Try This Season by Atmmachine(m): 8:50am On Dec 28, 2015
Bhgff

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Re: Ten (10) Creative Things To Try This Season by looseweight: 8:51am On Dec 28, 2015
Good
Re: Ten (10) Creative Things To Try This Season by Nobody: 8:52am On Dec 28, 2015
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Re: Ten (10) Creative Things To Try This Season by Nobody: 8:52am On Dec 28, 2015
That shoe part, I am trying it now. One of my sneakers smell so bad even after airing it.

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Re: Ten (10) Creative Things To Try This Season by wunmi590(m): 8:54am On Dec 28, 2015
Interesting
Re: Ten (10) Creative Things To Try This Season by Meeloreh(f): 8:55am On Dec 28, 2015
Very creative, very very. But have you tried all that? Cuz I'll start my own today
Re: Ten (10) Creative Things To Try This Season by brunofarad(m): 8:55am On Dec 28, 2015
Wow
This is what I mean by
Out of the box

TEAM OUT OF THE BOX

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Re: Ten (10) Creative Things To Try This Season by Chommieblaq(f): 8:55am On Dec 28, 2015
The plastic spoon lamp is soo fyn.

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Re: Ten (10) Creative Things To Try This Season by Koolface4u: 8:55am On Dec 28, 2015
Noted
Re: Ten (10) Creative Things To Try This Season by DirtyGold: 8:56am On Dec 28, 2015
COol
Re: Ten (10) Creative Things To Try This Season by tomholly: 8:56am On Dec 28, 2015
noted
Ibcdesigns:
Good day Nairalanders, with all sense of humility, i'd like to share with you twelve casual ways to be creative with stuffs around you this festive. Happy Viewing...


1. Use a spring from your old pen to protect your charger from bending or breaking.

Have you been wondering what the spring of an old pen could be used to do? Or wondering how to prevent your charger from breaking just at the charging neck? Using the spring as a stability structure for your charger is not a bad idea since the diameter of most cables are equivalent to the inner diameter of the spring, its a win win.

2. Putting a dry tea bag in smelly shoes.

Tea seems not to be the only product of a tea bag, Moisture is the property that makes your shoe smell, the ability of a teabag to absorb odor via moisture cannot be over-emphasized. You simply take the tea bags after using them for tea, dry them out then put them near the toes on the sole of the shoe. This works great in tennis shoes or any shoe that absorbs moisture that has a bad smell. Try it out! You can also take any peel from a citrus fruit such as an orange, grapefruit, lime or lemon and put that peel in the shoe as well and leave it in overnight. Take it out in the morning and see how that changes the smell of your shoe.

3. Getting More Space In The Microwave

This is indeed a conservative method, and as an environmental engineer, i see this as one of the fast ways to ensure cleaner production in reducing total power utilization. Now back to the gist, my microwave at home has a space width of 3 inches, that means i cannot conveniently put two plates of at least 2inches each at once, this method mitigates that. Look for a tin with a lesser diameter and height (Not lesser than what can carry your second plate), then place the second plate on the tin. Since the microwave works on a rotating principle, the rotation on the tin is transferred to the plate and space is conserved.

4. Using Your Egg Crate To Cool Your Laptop as a Laptop Fan

A laptop fan in ibadan starts from 3k5, you don't have the money to buy one now but your laptop would not stop overheating most especially when you place it on a flat surface, an egg crate could come to your aid. Almost all households have an eggcrate in the kitchen, pick it up and clean it, place it calmly on the flat surface or your bed, then put your laptop on it, the egg crate does two things intermittently, its made of composites which are insulating (repels heat) in property, and it give space for aeration (air flow). After knowing this, i hope u'll still use ur crates for eggs oooo. hahahhahaha...

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Re: Ten (10) Creative Things To Try This Season by OgidiOlu3(m): 8:57am On Dec 28, 2015
Really cool and creative indeed smiley

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Re: Ten (10) Creative Things To Try This Season by tempex88(m): 8:57am On Dec 28, 2015
The pen spring part is confusing. How do I put the spring without damaging d spring or th USB cord.
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Re: Ten (10) Creative Things To Try This Season by deekaybeatz(m): 8:58am On Dec 28, 2015
God bless you brother. Am definitely going to try out one if not all today
Re: Ten (10) Creative Things To Try This Season by GMan650(m): 8:58am On Dec 28, 2015
Very interesting and enlightening
Re: Ten (10) Creative Things To Try This Season by thefakestan: 8:58am On Dec 28, 2015
Some nice stuffs right there.









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Re: Ten (10) Creative Things To Try This Season by Nobody: 8:59am On Dec 28, 2015
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Re: Ten (10) Creative Things To Try This Season by Nobody: 9:00am On Dec 28, 2015
Hmmmm....educating!! Try yours and be back to testify.

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