Smart ways to re-purpose those items that are probably just collecting dust.

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Plunk a tee next to every perennial bulb you plant and you’ll know where the bulbs are even when the leaves are not visible.
Emily Kinni; Styling by Linden Elstran
Emily Kinni; Styling by Linden Elstran

Plunk a tee next to every perennial bulb you plant and you’ll know where the bulbs are even when the leaves are not visible.

Emily Kinni; Styling by Linden Elstran

To keep your fingers off the buttery kernels, wedge golf-tee handles into the cob ends.

Emily Kinni; Styling by Linden Elstran

Fold a piece of medium-grit sandpaper in half, rough-side out, and use the creased edge to scrub out the stains in bathroom-tile grout.

Emily Kinni; Styling by Linden Elstran

Speed up the drying time of bulky bedding by tossing a couple of tennis balls in the load.

Emily Kinni; Styling by Linden Elstran

Want a trusty—not rusty—hammer? Stow a lump of charcoal in your toolbox to slow corrosion on hardware.