Punch nail holes in the inner rim of a paint can, so that paint will drip back into
the can when it collects in the rim.
Shredded newspapers make excellent garden mulch, either worked well into the
soil or spread heavily on the surface between shrubs and plants.
Before nailing a picture frame to a wall, put a piece of tape on the spot where the
nail is going. This will prevent the wall board or plaster from cracking.