Clever Solutions for Life's Little Problems

Best of 2012

Today's post is all about saving the world and drafting policies for world peace. Not really. It's about pesky things that drive you nuts, and simple, but smart, ways to make life a little bit easier. Over the past year, we've kept our ears to the ground, looking for clever solutions to everday problems. Are leftover vases your Achilles heel? Does painting the bathroom always make a mess? We've got your back with hot tips, ideas, projects and products, all courtesy of Apartment Therapy throughout this year. Spoiler alert: everyone agrees that electronic cords are a pain in the ass, and magnets are endlessly useful.
TOP ROW:
1. 10 Fixes for Apartments with No Closet
2. Genius Idea: Put a Power Strip Inside Your Bedside Table
3. How to Hang Your Toilet Paper Correctly
4. Crazy Ideas That Will Make Your Life Saner
5. Keep Baseboards Cleaner with Fabric Softener

MIDDLE ROW:
6. How To Fight Those Nasty Cords
7. Creative Use DIY Projects
8. Never Forget What You Lent Out To Friends Again
9. More Ways to Use Your (Swim) Noodle
10. Low Tech Solutions for Everyday Problems

LAST ROW:
11. Do Less Dishes with the Help of Magnets
12. 20 Things to Do with Leftover Vases
13. Magnetic Makeup Board
14. Simple Ideas for Leftover Tree Trimmings
15. 10 No Mess Painting Tips

Welcome to Apartment Therapy's Best of 2012 roundup! From December 19 through January 1 we are rounding up our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year.

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