Soften Brown Sugar
If your brown sugar has clumped together, do not give up on it. Simply wrap the brown sugar in aluminum foil, bake in an oven at 300 for five minutes, and the result is soft brown sugar ready for use.
DIY Frosting Dispenser
If you run out of pastry bags while frosting cupcakes, simply create one with heavy aluminum foil. Simply cut out a piece, add the frosting on top of the foil, roll it tightly together, and snip a hole at the end of the foil so the frosting can be piped on to the cupcakes.
If silverware is lackluster looking, use aluminum foil to shine it. Simply add foil to the bottom of a glass bowl, add two teaspoons of salt and baking soda with hot water. Dip the silverware into the bowl for five minutes or so, and watch the silverware regain its shine.
Protect Steel Wool
Those that use steel wool pads to clean off pots and pans ought to consider wrapping them up in aluminum foil, and storing them in the freezer to prevent them from accumulating rust. This will extend their usage.
Clean Pots And Pans
If all of the wool pads have been used, crumple up a few sheets of aluminum foil and use them to scrape your pots and pans clean.
Keep Oven Clean
Oven cleaning is a hassle, but not if you have some aluminum foil to cover the racks prior to heating the food. It will prevent the bubbling over of your dinner from messing up the bottom of the oven.
Protect Child's Mattress
Young children can stain a mattress when they are not adapted to using the toilet. However, one can lay sheets of aluminum foil across the mattress, and then cover with a beach towel to avoid the mattress from getting soiled.
Scissors can get dull after multiple uses. Fold the aluminum foil six to seven times into a square, and simply cut across the foil to create a sharper edge to your scissors.
Jewelry can begin to lack its luster after a while. A glass bowl lined with some aluminum foil, water, and Tide detergent can bring back the shine to rings and necklaces.
Many have had to move at one time or another, and know the struggle of lifting heavy furniture. Place a couple of strips of aluminum foil underneath the legs of a chair or couch to create a smooth surface for one to easily glide it to the next room.
Ironing is a chore no one looks forward to, but by putting a piece of aluminum foil under the ironing board cover you can get through the process more quickly. The foil reflects the heat back to the clothing which allows wrinkles to get smoothed out faster.
Make Your Plants Happy
Plants love the sun but receive the light from just one direction when placed in a window. Create a sun box using a cardboard box; lining three sides and the bottom with aluminum foil shiny side up so that the incoming light surrounds the plant.
DIY Seed Incubator
If starting anew, give the plant a head start by using aluminum foil to assist in the germination process. Use a shoe box with aluminum foil lined shiny side up. Ensure holes are poked in the bottom of the box to permit moisture drainage. Add the potting soil and seeds. The aluminum foil increases the heat allowing the seeds to sprout quickly, which allows one to place them into a larger pot for further growing.
Landscape lighting can become dull but if you tape aluminum foil to the inside cover of the light, the bulb will reflect off of it and create a brighter shine.
Instead of lugging around your whole kitchen to a camping trip, just bring a roll of aluminum foil. The foil can be easily folded into plates and bowls, and even spoons and forks.
No need to spend money on an official palette for your next painting project. Instead, just crimp the edges of a sheet of tein foil and you've got a perfect disposable tray. For a more durable palette, cut the shape (including thumbhole) out of carboard and cover the whole thing in tin foil.
Clean A Grill
Just as aluminum foil is great at cleaning pots and pans, it can also be an effective grill cleaner. Simply spray your grill with some white vinegar, wait a few minutes, and then rub the grill with some crumpled-up foil.
The Internet has basically taken over so many of our lives, and having a bad WiFi connection can be torture. Fortunately, you can get a stronger connection buy just bending a piece of aluminum foil into a curve and placing it behind your router!
Instant Fishing Lure
If fishing is your hobby, wrap some foil around your fish hook. Fringe the foil so the entire hook is covered which will create a wiggling in the water that will attract fish.