HIDE YOUR ROUTER
Use a hollowed out book to hide unsightly Wi-Fi routers.

MAKE OLD JEWELRY INTO FRIDGE MAGNETS
Don’t throw away broken brooches, stick a magnet onto the back of them to turn them into stylish ways to pin up the kids’ artwork

DO YOUR OWN PAINTING AND GET TESTERS
Don’t hire someone to do your painting, get stuck in and do it yourself.

ASK AROUND
Let your family and friends know if you are looking for a certain item of furniture, as you’d be surprised at how many will actually have an old one sitting in their garage.