5 Things to Do With a Mouse Pad
Who doesn’t have extra mouse pads kicking around the home office? Here are some tips on what other things to do with a mouse pad. Use the extras to help you garden and keep your surfaces scratch- and scorch-free.
Things to Do With a Mouse Pad: Coaster
Here’s something to do with a mouse pad, settle your drink on it if you can’t find a coaster.
Things to Do With a Mouse Pad: Cushion Your Chairs
Here’s something to do with a mouse pad: Make non-skid cushions for wooden benches or under seat cushion pads for dining chairs. The rubber on the back will guarantee they don’t slide around and they will last longer than the foam padding cushions since they don’t bunch up as much.
Things to Do With a Mouse Pad: Comfort Your Knees
Another thing to do with a mouse pad: Old computer mouse pads are just the right size to cushion your knees when you’re working in the garden. Kneel on them or attach them directly to your pant legs with duct tape.
Things to Do With a Mouse Pad: Pad Your Table Legs
When you get a new mouse pad for your computer, don’t throw out the old one. Use old mouse pads to make pads for table legs and chairs to prevent them from scratching wood and other hard-surface floors. Just cut the foam-and-cloth pad into small pieces and superglue each piece to the bottom of a table or chair leg.
Things to Do With a Mouse Pad: Make a Hot Pad
Protect your table from hot casseroles, coffeepots and serving dishes by using old computer mouse pads as hot pads. The cloth-topped foam mouse pad is the perfect size to hold most hot containers you bring to the table.