Joyce Hatch sent in the following tips:
Save those long plastic bags your newspaper comes in, those make excellent bags for your trash at the table. They don’t get in the way, as they are long and slim and they hold a lot of trash.
Keep those caps from your brush cleaner, they make excellent replacements for broken caps, they are easy to clean. I keep those bottles from brush cleaner to hold “mixed” base coat paint, again easy to clean.