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How to get your dirty whites clean again... HOT HOT HOT water, 1 cap of laundry detergent, 1 cup powdered dish washer detergent, 1 cup bleach, 1/2 cup borax. It's the whitest you'll ever see your whites. If you omit the bleach it works great to get stains out of colors too.
ruffled fondant flower cake tutorial
AIR FRESHENER: Baking soda naturally absorbs odours, so why not take advantage of that to create simple, inexpensive air fresheners? Here's how: Use a hammer and and a nail to poke holes in the lid of a small canning jar. (The heart is a nice touch, but clearly not necessary) Fill the jar about 1/4 full with baking soda Add 6-8 drops of lavender essential oil Put lid on and place in any spot that could use some freshening. Every once in a while, give the jar a gentle shake ...
DIY Natural Translucent Powder- this stuff is seriously amazing and super easy to make. I was pretty skeptical when I first saw this but I was curious and decided to give it a shot. Boy, am I glad I did! This powder actually gives great coverage and gets rid of redness and shine. Plus, I love that I know EXACTLY what is in it- no chemicals or stuff I can't pronounce!! Pin now- make later!
How to dye wicker baskets. This is a great idea for creating festive gift baskets. Buy inexpensive baskets from the Dollar Store or Michaels, dye them the recipient's favorite color, or holiday- or occasion-appropriate colors, create pretty basket liners (instructions included), fill with all kinds of goodies, and give, give, give!
Previous pinner wrote, "The Magic Way to Clean Your Windows - Best way EVER to clean windows. No drying needed, and you have no spots or streaks on your window! I cleaned 2 full sliding glass doors and 8 large windows in 9 minutes!" 1/2 gallon warm water, 1 Tbs liquid ‘Jet Dry’, 2-3 Tbs laundry detergent (liquid dissolves easier) or dish washing soap. Mix all ingredients above. Spray windows down. Wipe or brush onto windows, then hose off. *See tip on the link if you have hard water spots*