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10 Ways to Reuse Bread Tags — Tips from The Kitchn

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Those colorful little plastic tags that keep bread bags (and sometimes bags of fruits and vegetables) closed are great at doing their job, but I've reluctantly thrown the tags in the trash because I have no further use for them after the bread's gone. Here are 10 fun, useful ways to reuse them so that they find a more permanent place in your home!

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A Multipurpose Kitchen Shelf Made Out of (You Guessed It!) a Pallet

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We've seen a few pallet repurposing projects in the kitchen recently, like this pallet pot rack and this pallet frame herb garden. Here's another idea to add to the mix: a multipurpose pallet kitchen shelf!

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Kitchen Before & After: A Custom Cabinet Upgrade For $250 — Reader Kitchen Remodel

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Kitchn reader Alexandria never really liked the cabinets in her kitchen. "The doors are wood, but the boxes are particle board. I wanted a more custom looking kitchen," she wrote to us. The best way to get a custom look on a budget? Paint the cabinets and build them up to the ceiling — which is exactly what she did, and for under $250! See what her kitchen looks like now:

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Kitchen Before & After: A 1960s Studio Kitchen Gets a Budget Glam Makeover — Kitchen Remodel

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"I love a good wood cabinet as much as the next person, but I think I went into wood shock going into the original space. EVERYTHING was the same shade of eh brown," says Kristin of The Hunted Interior of this 1960s studio kitchen. With a very small budget and a lot of creativity and hard work, Kristin transformed this kitchen into quite a glam little space, complete with a gold-striped fridge. (Yes!) See what it looks like now:

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10 Tips To Help You Throw a Great Party Without Losing Your Mind (Or Blowing Your Budget) — Entertaining Tips from The Kitchn

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Throwing a party can be great fun, but it can also be extremely stressful. Where are the napkins? Shoot, you forgot to pick up the wine. Why isn't that roast done yet? You need the oven for the cobbler! Help, the guests are here and you haven't showered!

Peace, friends. The price of a great party doesn't have to be your sanity. Here are 10 ways you can make things easier:

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This Kitchen Island Is An IKEA Hack. Can You Guess How The Owner Made It? — Kitchen Inspiration

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This is a nice-looking kitchen island, don't you think? But what if I told you that it's not a one-piece island at all, but rather a clever DIY project made up of a few IKEA pieces. Can you guess how it was done?

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