Normally I’m more of a “Step by Step DIY” writer than a “Life Hack” photo blogger, but every once in awhile I come up with an idea that just works and doesn’t need much explanation.
That’s the case with this post. at Hawk Hill I used to use cable clips to secure the cord of my iPhone charger to the back of my nightstand, but in my Seattle Apartment I feel like I can pull off a more eclectic look, and I like the vibe of this vintage C-clamp.
This vintage C-clamp, and many others from what I can tell, work perfectly to hold in place a phone charger cable- allowing the cord to feed through as needed, but neatly retaining it in an easy-to-reach place when you are not charging. I wish I could add a source to get a c-clamp like this one, luckily they are easy to find (and usually only a buck or two) at garage sales and flea markets.
For another practical indoor use of a vintage hardware style C-clamp, check out this display from the Seattle Anthropologie sales floor last winter. I love how they added easy to use S hooks to the more fixed position C clamps to make quick storage easy.