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Use Office Supplies for Quick Fashion Fixes

Dry-Erase-Board Cleaner
Dry-erase-board cleaner is made mostly of isopropyl alcohol (aka rubbing alcohol), so when used carefully, it can be helpful in removing residues and simple stains. If you’re left with sticky gunk after removing a Band-Aid, brushing some dry-erase-board cleaner on the area can help dissolve the adhesive and wash it away. If you get pen marks, beverage stains, or other marks on clothes, blotting gently with some dry-erase-board cleaner can help treat the stains quickly and remove them. Just be sure not to get the stuff anywhere near your eyes, and if you’re using it on clothes, test it on a hidden area first to make sure the fabric is colorfast.

Paper Clips
If your bra straps insist on bagging and falling off your shoulders, use a standard paper clip to cinch them tight. Just grab the slack in the strap, fold it over onto itself, and secure with a clip or two. Just be sure not to make any drastic movements for the rest of the day.

Most of these aren’t permanent solutions, of course, but these simple tricks can help you stay cool, calm, and collected when your clothes let you down.

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11:54AM PDT on Oct 8, 2014

I always find new ways to use office supplies. One day I was waiting for the printer to get fixed and made some really cool things. I've also fixed things in the office with other office supplies! http://www.abbe.net.au/products/

7:49AM PDT on Jun 12, 2012

Like those Quick Fixes tips.

7:47AM PDT on Jun 12, 2012

Like those Quick Fixes.

1:08PM PDT on Oct 18, 2011

Cool! Very creative ideas.

10:31AM PDT on Oct 18, 2011

Wow. Really creative. I wouldn't ever think of these

12:08PM PDT on Oct 16, 2011

nice article ! very creative

6:56PM PDT on Oct 13, 2011

cool!

4:21AM PDT on Oct 6, 2011

thanks, good to know

5:05PM PDT on Oct 4, 2011

Really good tips. TY

11:51PM PDT on Sep 11, 2011

great

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