Readers' New Uses for Old Things
Clever ways to repurpose everyday items, straight from Real Simple readers.
Post Earring as Eyeglasses Screw
Use a spare post earring to fix broken spectacles (without resorting to tape). If the tiny screw that connects the arm to
the frame of your glasses goes missing, replace it with a stud and secure it with the back for a temporary solution.
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