12/05/2012 08:30 am ET Updated Feb 04, 2013

How To Fix Chipped Glassware

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For 20 years, Bruce Lubin and his wife Jeanne have been collecting tips and hints to save time, money, and make everyday tasks easier. Their book "Who Knew?"by TeleBrands includes thousands of money-saving secrets for cooking, cleaning, and all around your home. We are republishing a fabulous cleaning tip from the book on how to fix a chip.

Saving money starts at home, and the tips in this section will give you simple ways to make your money go further both inside and outside your home. As you move from room to room, you'll discover how to affordably clean your home using all-natural, homemade cleaners; get rid of any kind of stain on the planet; organize like a whiz; keep your car at its best; and perform simple household repairs. You'll be amazed by some of our surprising solutions for your most stubborn parties.

If you've chipped a vase, stop swearing at yourself and go get your kid's biggest box of crayons. Then very carefully hold a flame under the tip of the crayon, letting the melted wax drip onto the chip. Once it has cooled but not hardened, smooth it out and your vase will be almost as good as new.

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