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easy way to keep your cables neat
I had a drawer full of cables that were all over the place and I didn't want to mess with twisty ties or tape. So I found this easy way!

Posted by Pramodini Arela from San Diego, California, United States • Published See Pramodini Arela's 53 projects »
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  • How to make a cord tidy. Paperclip Cable Organizer - Step 1
    Step 1

    unfold the paperclip into a L shape.

  • How to make a cord tidy. Paperclip Cable Organizer - Step 2
    Step 2

    take one end and fold it up at a 90 degree angle

  • How to make a cord tidy. Paperclip Cable Organizer - Step 3
    Step 3

    gather your wires. I like to use a back and forth motion so that there are loops at both ends

  • How to make a cord tidy. Paperclip Cable Organizer - Step 4
    Step 4

    place the center of the wires into the crook of the 90 degree angle you created when you bent one end up. then bend that end over the wires

  • How to make a cord tidy. Paperclip Cable Organizer - Step 5
    Step 5

    bend the other end up into a 90 degree angle

  • How to make a cord tidy. Paperclip Cable Organizer - Step 6
    Step 6

    then fold the paperclip around the wires.

  • How to make a cord tidy. Paperclip Cable Organizer - Step 7
    Step 7

    finally bending that last segment toward the wires

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