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Uses For Binder Clips

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Binder clips are inexpensive and come in a variety of sizes. They are handy for a number of things other than holding paper together. This is a guide about uses for binder clips.


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December 15, 2006

I use binder clips for everything! Not only do I use them for resealing food packages and holding paper, but for clothing as well. They are very useful for holding up too-long pyjama pants and minimizing waists that are too-big. I keep assorted sizes in a pretty jar in the kitchen so they are always on hand.

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February 2, 2018

The space is limited on my desk. So I have my laptop on a tray. This gives me space underneath for things that I don't need very often. It's where I keep my external hard drive, a supply basket, etc.


Today I decided to modify the tray just a bit to put up notes, lists, receipts and such. You would only need some tacks and the clips.

If you don't have this set up, and you most likely won't, you can do this on your wall, too. Just make sure the clip itself is facing you or you could put it on backwards. I did so it's easy to do.

This will help with things you want to hang up and get out of the way but see or get to easy.


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August 29, 2017

I have a twin bed and the bedspread does the "corner" thing. I have to go around the bed to open/close the sliding glass doors at least 4 times a day. This has tripped me some so today I spent 60 seconds fixing it.


With binder clips, I folded them over toward themselves and clipped the cross section, then the bottom just below it. Still pretty, now safe. Win Win!

Source: Just saw a problem and how to fix it.

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November 22, 20112 found this helpful

Binder clips can be used for gluing items together. Some glues require pressing the items together for a few minutes. Binder clips are available in different sizes for different projects, help form a tight bond, and do not leave fingerprints or markings.

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February 16, 20171 found this helpful

You can use a binder clip to safely store a razor. Learn more in this guide about storing razors.

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October 30, 20151 found this helpful

An inexpensive alternative to a decorative ceramic yarn bowl is this one you can make yourself. This is a guide about making a binder clip yarn bowl.

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When you get creative, a useful curtain can be added for very little effort or cost. This is a guide about shower curtain ring and binder clip curtains.

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February 13, 20170 found this helpful

If you don't want to put another hole in the wall, you can use binder clips for organizing your keys, by making a makeshift hook. This guide shows you how to use a binder clip for hanging keys.

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