Stow your jewelry or other special items in your pantry (who would guess to look there?) by placing a smaller container within a glass jar. Fill the space between with corn kernels, and it will blend with your unperishables. Get the tutorial at Not Just Any Bee » - GoodHousekeeping.com
Hide a Key In Plain Sight - Say you want to hide a key—other than under the rug or over the door. How about mounting a phony plastic LB fitting? Screw it to the wall and run a bit of 1/2-in. conduit to the ground so it looks official. Cut the head off the bottom screw and glue it in place. That's it. Swing the cover aside and there’s the key.