Something other than just being all tangle-y and nuisance-y. You go to organize your appliances and the cords are just writhing around like snakes (insert Indiana Jones quote here), refusing to stay put, and making it impossible to create a neat and pretty cabinet. So what are you to do?
Today I said to those cords, "Cords! You have met your match my serpentine foes!!! Oh yes, you are going down!"
(Cue instructional photo montage here).
Step 1: Get your appliance and a twisty tie
Step 2: Lay your appliance cord on the twisty tie and put one twist around the cord. This keeps the twisty tie attached to your cord so you don't lose it when you use your appliance (this was my momentary stroke of genius). Sure, you could go buy a fancy schmancy velcro cord wrap that does the same thing, but since I'm trying to keep this low budget, twisty ties it is!!
Step 3: Gather your cord into a nice, neat bundle and twist the twisty tie around it.
What's that you say? You say you have a cord that is too long or unbending to use a twisty tie?
Cue the pipe cleaner! You can buy a package of pipe cleaners at the $1 store.
Follow the same steps, wrap your cord in the pipe cleaner, trim to size and voila! Your cord is wrapped.
Oh, and you want to know a surefire way to notice every fleck of anything on your appliances? Take pictures of them!!
Okay, so that is today's Fast, Easy & Oranize-y! Hope it helps you as you are working out the kinks in your cabinets!!
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