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When you've decided it's time to pitch your old flat iron, maybe because you're now embracing your beautiful texture, here are some ideas as to what to do with it!

  • 1.  Make toasted cheese sandwiches
  • 2.  Iron your husband's ties
  • 3.  Christmas tree ornament
  • 4.  Make stylish burn marks on your scrapbook pages
  • 5.  Use them as tongs to turn hot dogs on the grill
  • 6.  Cut off the cord and give it to your young son to play "crocodile" with
  • 7.  Collect several, line them up on the lawn, and play croquet!
  • 8.  A doorstop

What would you do with an old flat iron? Tell us in the comments section below!

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cut off the chord, then use it when your trying to get things off of high shelves...lol
CWG, great idea! I love it! UK, hilarious! I'm so glad you posted about your adventure and included the link. So much fun! Keep the ideas coming, everyone!
Back in undergrad, my roommates and I (living in the dorm) really wanted cookies. Unfortunately, our dorm did not have a community kitchen, and hot plates were not allowed, so there technically was no way we would achieve our goal...if it weren't for my straightener. Below is a link to the video we made of our adventure: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSfhFCMebnw Our hair smelled nice and sugary the next few times we used the iron. haha
Unique Dolly for duaghter (etc) -Cut the power plug off and then thread a polystyrene ball on the top, to make the head. You may like to decorate the face. Loosely wrap the tong end with material and secure to make the skirt. Wrap a pipe cleaner around the cord just below the 'head', leaving a long bit sticking out on each side, to make arms. Finish off by using the remaining cord to fashion any desire hair design.

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