Surprising uses for clothes hangers

Set of hangers on a rail | Clothes hanger hacks | Tesco Living

The humble clothes hanger can do so much more than just hang clothes.

Hang multiple items at once

Organise your wardrobe and keep scarves and belts in order with this nifty trick

Scarves and belts hanging from clothes hanger | DIY scarf hanger | Tesco Living

Use ring pulls for more wardrobe space

Thread one hole over the hanger hook and then slip another hanger through the other hole of the ring pull. It’s great for saving space in your wardrobe or organising outfits.

Ring pulls on clothes hangers | Clothes hanger hacks | Tesco Living

Make homemade non-slip hangers

It’s so frustrating when clothes slip off their hangers. Make your own non-slip hangers for vests, tops and dresses by tying elastic bands on either side of the hanger for excellent grip.

A vest on clothes hanger secured with elastic band | Clothes hanger hacks | Tesco Living

DIY cookbook holder

Keep your worktop clutter-free and your favourite cookbook from being splattered with food with this clever hack for holding recipe books.

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Clothes hanger recipe book holder | Easy DIY cookbook holder | Tesco Living

More clever uses for clothes hangers

  • Create a hanging card mobile using a wire hanger bent into shape. Use it to hang birthday cards, Christmas cards, and other decorations.
  • Leftover wool? Make a festive wreath using handmade pom poms and attach them to a circle base (a wire hanger bent into a circle) for a colourful wreath ideal for Christmas and other occasions.

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