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I m always looking for my remote in the bedroom, so I decided to make a remote holder with plastic canvas. I used left over yarn and beads, and some wire for the handle, and made a tassel for more decoration.
By bmrick10 from Jacksonville, FL
I was always losing my remote in the bedroom. Plus I have two small grandchildren that like to play with the remote control. I got a small laundry net bag, like you use to wash small items. I put the remote in it and tied it to my bedpost. The remote works right through the bag and is always at my reach. Several remotes will fit in the bag and it hides behind the post and pillows when not in use.
By Sherry from Piedmont, SC
I have a chair that eats things like remotes, scissors, and Kindles. Yep, you read that right. When I sit and charge the Kindle it has to be on the floor. I once thought the cable kid had stolen it as it had slid down into the side of the cushion.
So... I bought 3 used place mats for .99 and with my hot glue gun, went to town. Not having my sewing machine with me right now, I glued everything into place. You could do a nicer job sewing it, but this turned out quite handy too.
With the fronts down, glue two mats together. I just zig-zagged back and forth then laid a butter knife on the glue till it cooled. You might want a strip of fabric to lay down on the seam,but this worked just as well.
Then, with the right sides up, lay the third face up too, above the edge of the second one. Glue or sew it all the way across.
NOTE: Don't do what I did. I didn't measure it and it was too large for the Kindle to show and grab. I had to fold over the bottom 3" and glue. Not the affect I wanted, but if you "do as I said and not as I did"...yours will turn out nicer. PS: Works great for the remote, too!
I have seen these done with the idea of a paperback or TV remote for slipping between the mattress and box springs so I ran with that idea.
Hope that helps!
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