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  1. I'm wondering do all people have your kind of creativity but have not unlocked it within themselves yet? What is OEM?

  2. Lana Mango says:

    OEM: Original Equipment Manufacturer. It usually refers to parts built by the manufacturer or the equipment. In this case HP original cartridges.

  3. Very handy! We're in the process of doing a big tidy/re-organise at our house, just you wait and see – one day I will be as organised as you are!Never had an HP printer, but my temperamental Epson will only play with OEM ink, it throws a wobbly if I use anything else.

  4. Lana Mango..yay to recycling! Looks fab. My you are one handy lady.Sinead x

  5. Lana Mango says:

    @ Anji:I had an old all-in-one HP that used some mighty expensive cartridges. I used to buy substitutes on eBay, and while the printer would throw a fit and fail to acknowledge that the cartridges were *not* empty, it still [email protected] Chiri: :o)

  6. It looks great! I love how you repurpose existing items into something extremely functional yet really cute as well.

  7. Oh my! What a lovely makeover! I scrolled up and down the "before" and "after" shots and must say you did an amazing job! And again! – excellent photos!And btw lovely profile pic!

  8. Geez, chickie, your creative talent knows no bounds, does it? I love these. Fantastic transformation.

  9. We can't find the kind of ink cartridges we need for one of our printers and only black for the other. At first we would order from the U.S. and have them sent but that was expensive and time consuming. Found a computer store locally that will re-fill for us and so far we've been pleased with the end product.

  10. Love the idea! One can never have too much storage space. I am looking in my garage in just a few to see what I can find to work with. (like I need one more project but hey…helps to end clutter) I have become a follower of your site.

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