Saran wrap is typically used for wrapping up leftovers and storing them in the fridge. But did you know that there are so many other uses for saran wrap out there? So many, that you'd be stupid not to take advantage of because they'll make your life 10 times easier! From organizing jewelry to using it as a protective seal for painting walls (instead of tape), it's a seriously useful tool that should be taken advantage of when opportunity knocks. Here are 13 saran wrap hacks that mom never taught you! 1. Christmas trees Hative This is #1 on our list because we know some of you still have your Christmas trees up! For those of you who have artificial Christmas trees, forget taking off the ornaments, taking down the tree limb by limb, and stuffing the tree inside a box. Just wrap it in saran wrap! You'll be good to go until next Christmas. 2. Decorative illusion Hative It's still winter, meaning we can still get away with winter-related decorations. This is one of them. By crumbling up saran wrap super tightly in a water container, it gives the illusion of snow! 3. Jewelry organizer Hative There is actually no worse feeling than seeing your favorite jewelry all tangled up together and having to spend several minutes detangling everything. To prevent this, just lay the pieces of jewelry flat between two pieces of saran wrap. This will help keep its shape and prevent tangling! 4. Shelf Liner One Crazy HouseYou can use saran wrap as a shelf liner for when you have to clean out your refrigerator shelves or cabinets! The plastic makes the surface smoother and catches any leaks that might occur. 5. Spill-proof cup Hative You can now make all cups spill-proof for your kids and grandkids. Simply cover the top with cling plastic wrap and stick a straw right through the middle. No need for cleaning up messes anymore! 6. Keeping clothes dry in the snow Carrie This Home Okay, this one looks a little funny. But by using Glad Press'n Seal and wrapping your kid's or grandkid's clothes up in the plastic wrap, you'll keep their skin and clothes nice and dry while they play out in the snow this winter! Read onto the NEXT page for more saran wrap hacks... 7. Keep your pets out of the plants Hative Similar to the spill-proof cup hack, simply cover the top of the pot with cling plastic wrap and stick the stems of the plants through the middle. You'll never find your cat trying to get into the flower pot again! 8. Greenhouse for plants Don't Waste The Crumbs Your plants can brave the cold weather! Wrap them up in with some saran wrap and some wiring to keep them protected from the cooler weather. 9. Painting protectant Hative Use saran wrap instead of tape when planning to paint any part of your house! Plastic wrap often covers larger areas compared to tape and it's also much easier to remove at the end of the process. 10. Save your salads Hative You've been storing leftover salad all wrong. Most families just store their leftover salad bowl by slapping some plastic wrap on it and calling it a day. However, they've been forgetting the most important step! Drape a piece of paper towel over the salad before putting the plastic wrap on. This will ensure that your lettuce doesn't go limp. 11. Silverware storage Valerie Write Now If you're in the process of moving or just want to store away some extra silverware, this hack is for you! Simply plastic wrap the entire utensil holder instead of taking them out and storing them away separately. They will be ready 100% for use when you want to use them again! 12. Solving common foot problems bloglovin This is a saran wrap hack and natural home remedy all in one that you might have heard about before. If you have issues with your feet, saran wrap some onion to the bottom of your foot overnight. You should wake up feeling a huge improvement. 13. Cleaning your stovetop ba-bamail Cleaning off your stove top has never been easier. Soak some paper towels in ammonia and place them on the areas you want to clean, then cover them with saran wrap. Let it sit overnight and it should come right off the next day! Be sure to SHARE this article if you're going to try these saran wrap hacks!