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16 Things You Never Knew You Could Do With Coffee Filters

Coffee filters are a staple in households of the many of us who need caffeine to get us through the day. But did you know that this inexpensive, tear-resistant and lint-free paper product has so many other clever uses?

Beyond the obvious, here are 16 things you can do with coffee filters:

1. Fix a chipped nail

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2. Cover flowerpot drainage holes

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3. Cover mason jars

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4. Make Cool Crafts

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5. Clean the screen on electronic devices

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6. Use as snack bowls

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7. Catch oil drippings

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8. Prevent microwave messes

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9. Blot excess oil

10. Wipe down your car's interior

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11. DIY tea bags

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12.  Homemade scented sachets

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13. Place them between stacked china

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14. Line baking pans

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15. Catch popsicle drips

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16. Clean windows and glass surfaces

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Which one of these will you be trying? Let us know in the comments!

Awa has been writing for Shared for 3 years. She is a serial snacker who unapologetically loves celebrity gossip. Drop her a line at awa@shared.com.