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They're Not Perfect, But These Funny Fixes Should Work Fine!

 Most of the time when things break down around the house, you can call a repair person or a professional to fix it. However, more often than not, a need to find a good professional and the undeniable and often excessive charges can become the source of endless frustration. At times like this, it seems like the best thing to do is try and find a viable solution yourself, working with what you have in hand. This level of resourcefulness is what human beings are all about. Nonetheless, it doesn’t stop the makeshift results from looking beyond amusing! Take a look at these DIY fixes that seem to do the job, even if they don’t quite look the part. 

 

1. Some say umbrella, I say portable plumbing 

Makeshift and band-aid solutions, DIY quick fixes using common items found all over the house, umbrella made from plumping items

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2. All I had was one LED candle and my trash to make a table lamp

Makeshift and band-aid solutions, DIY quick fixes using common items found all over the house, table lamp made from a CD, an empty paper towel tube, and a bulb

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3. Yeah, this should definitely hold up... 

Makeshift and band-aid solutions, DIY quick fixes using common items found all over the house, detaching wheel reconnect to car and held together by zip ties and tape

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4. It keeps my coffee and my buns warm! 

Makeshift and band-aid solutions, DIY quick fixes using common items found all over the house, coffee maker with the bottom panel replaced with bread

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5. My fishing raft only seats one. Sorry! 

Makeshift and band-aid solutions, DIY quick fixes using common items found all over the house, makeshift fishing raft with a single seat attached

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6. Keep fit and recycle your old tires all at once 

Makeshift and band-aid solutions, DIY quick fixes using common items found all over the house, old tires recycled to make a weight lift

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7. If you run out of masks, just get creative

Makeshift and band-aid solutions, DIY quick fixes using common items found all over the house, mask made from outermost layer of an onion

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8. And then you can get really creative

Makeshift and band-aid solutions, DIY quick fixes using common items found all over the house, mask made from bread

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9. Or you can just forget the masks entirely and go for full face protection

Makeshift and band-aid solutions, DIY quick fixes using common items found all over the house, plastic wrap used to fully cover the face for protection, with straws in the nose for breathing

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10. This one is too creepy to earn a description 

Makeshift and band-aid solutions, DIY quick fixes using common items found all over the house, headless doll turned into a pot for a plant

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11. They said I couldn’t get a pool in my backyard. I proved them wrong

Makeshift and band-aid solutions, DIY quick fixes using common items found all over the house, makeshift backyard pool made from household items and a plastic sheet 

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12. When you run out of clean dishes 

Makeshift and band-aid solutions, DIY quick fixes using common items found all over the house, using tin foil or aluminum foil as a bowl for cereal

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13. And then when you run out of tin foil 

Makeshift and band-aid solutions, DIY quick fixes using common items found all over the house, using toast as a bowl for cereal

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14. Because vases are too mainstream

Makeshift and band-aid solutions, DIY quick fixes using common items found all over the house, bouquet of roses in a plastic water gallon

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15. HA! That makeshift mask won’t protect us from ruthless puns! 

Makeshift and band-aid solutions, DIY quick fixes using common items found all over the house, mask made from a coffee filter with the words “coughy filter” written on it

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16. Hmmm…. When did the US Postal Service change its name?

Makeshift and band-aid solutions, DIY quick fixes using common items found all over the house, makeshift mailbox with U.S Male written on it

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17. Who has time or money for those fancy-schmancy grills 

Makeshift and band-aid solutions, DIY quick fixes using common items found all over the house, makeshift grill outside the window

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18. My own personal home theater 

Makeshift and band-aid solutions, DIY quick fixes using common items found all over the house, box with a phone taped to it and hole for the screen to watch

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19. After the kids are done with their soccer balls, and the dogs have chewed through them, the plants can make some use of them!

Makeshift and band-aid solutions, DIY quick fixes using common items found all over the house, plants growing in old and tattered soccer balls

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20. This might be the best boot-house, sorry I mean bird-house, ever! And they come in pairs, too 

Makeshift and band-aid solutions, DIY quick fixes using common items found all over the house, bird house made of a boot

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