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A new use for cheap place mats
can you guess what these are?

Need a hint?

Yep! I just made myself a set of sock blockers, perfect for my feet, and only $1

Here's the original placemat:

(spongebob was all I could find at the local dollar store that wasn't a dead guy hanging on a cross, seriously... wtf? Who wants a placemat with the crucifixion scene on it, and it was gruesome too, just what every person wants to look at while eating dinner...)

It's super simple and super cheap!

I think I need to go back and pick up another placemat so I can make another set... and perhaps some contact paper. While spongebob is cute, I don't think he really works on sock blockers.

The coolest part about the new sock blockers? I can now model my new socks:

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Jo D.
Jo D.
I can't thank you ENOUGH for posting this BRILLIANT solution. I have sock blockers, but not mitten blockers. I went to our dollar store and they had a Little Mermaid (not Spongebob) placemat, same as yours for a buck. I made a mitten shape and a thumb shape and it blocked my mittens perfectly. THANK YOU.
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Abigail
Abigail · 7 projects
a thing with which you block socks
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Naomi T.
Naomi T. · Mississauga, Ontario, CA
What is a sock blocker?
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