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To-Go Container as Paint Palette

A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.

New use: to-go container as paint palettePhoto: Nicole Hill Gerulat; Styling: Kristine Trevino

Even a starving artist eats takeout sometimes. Use the plastic top from a to-go container as a palette for mixing colors; when you’re finished, just toss.

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