TITLE

Double-Duty Household Items

AUTHOR(S)
Page, Melinda; Tate, Ashley
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Real Simple;Sep2006, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features several old household items that have new uses in homes in the United States in the U.S. The household items cited include a glass cake dome, a mailing tube, place mats, giant wall calendars and a shower caddy. The original purpose and new uses of the old household items are also described.
ACCESSION #
22503856

 

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