Who hasn't left a paintbrush to dry in a precarious position only to have the bristles take the shape of that precarious position? I know I have. More than once. It's not so bad if the brush is CLEAN, but if it has even a trace of medium left in it, it could very well be a goner. Now check this out, London designer Dominic Wilcox took paintbrushes--much like the one pictured above--and dried/hardened them into hooks. It goes without saying that they're DIYable. On purpose or not.