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Store items in food containers to keep in the fridge, pantry or freezer. This only works well if you regularly have a lot of items and containers for them to go through.
Cut a hole behind a floor baseboard and stash valuables in there. Make sure that the baseboard is back in place perfectly.
Pull off the rubber ends on the ironing board leg and voila! a tube for hiding.
Money envelope hidden behind or tucked up inside wall calendars.
Feminine Napkin or Tampon Boxes (keep them full of product).
Inside rolls of toilet paper, the bottom ones kept stacked in packaging.
A toy box filled with toys.
Fill a sock and put in the dirty clothes hamper.
‘False’ Shampoo or hairspray bottles (just clean and empty a used bottle–not a clear plastic one!)
Spice & herb bottles: empty out and wash well, paint glue all over the inside then fill the bottle with spices again. Dump whatever the glue didn’t hold. You want the spice bottle to look like it’s full of spice. Fill the bottle with valuables in a plastic bag once the glue and spices are completely dried.
Used deodorant stick containers and toothpaste tubes (cut the end, clean well, roll up).
If you’re handy, build a false ceiling, wall or floor in a small room.
In amongst the Christmas decorations
Buy two cheap, thin identical floor mats, glue together but leave a pocket edge open to tuck money envelopes in. Seal the pocket with double sided tape.
If you live in a warm climate where it doesn’t freeze over winter–bury your stash in the backyard
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