Amanda

By Amanda

LifeBuzz Staff

Mom Glued Pennies To Her Daughter’s Shoes… Now I’m Trying It Too!

Use pennies to check your tire treads.

Stick a penny into the tread with Lincoln showing head-first. If the head is not completely covered and mostly visible, your treads aren't up to snuff and you may need new tires.

Use pennies to check your tire treads.

Use pennies to combat snails.

Evidently snails don’t like copper. Their secretions react to the metal, providing a slight static electricity response that most snails want to avoid -- which means you can use pennies to keep snails away from your garden!

Use pennies to combat snails.

Have a wobbly table or chair?

Steady the furniture piece by adding one or more pennies underneath the short leg for stability. If you want a more permanent solution, glue the pennies in place.

Have a wobbly table or chair?

You can make an adorable sign from pennies, too.

Finally, something cute to do with all of that loose change.

Curtains flying around willy-nilly?

Weights are sometimes added to curtain hems, so they can hang properly. For DIY curtain weights made from pennies, combine glue, paper clips, a few pennies, and slip these into the hem.

Curtains flying around willy-nilly?

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