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place pillows in the dryer with a couple of tennis balls to help get them back to their “fluff stage” and kill germs with the high heat.

place pillows in the dryer with a couple of tennis balls to help get them back to their fluff stage and kill germs with the high heat. You can also fluff your down comforter in the dryer with tennis balls - but I wouldn't use high heat.

Put two caps full of vanilla extract in a coffee cup, then place it in the oven at 300 degrees for one hour. Within twenty minutes the whole house smells like Heaven. It's actually a common realtor trick.

Simply place 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract into a coffee mug and place in a 300 degree oven for 1 hour. (or on stove top on simmer) Within twenty minutes the whole house smells like Heaven. It's actually a common realtor trick.

Clean pillows. When you go to put them into the dryer add a tennis ball that is in a sock to help beat any extra moisture, and to help fluff them back up!

How to Clean Pillows. Good to know. Wash pillows on the hottest setting with a cup of bleach. Add fabric softener to the washer and dry with a sheet. Pillow will smell great. Also helps get rid of static in your hair on those dry winter months.

Every couple of months sprinkle a mixture of baking soda and a tablespoon of your favorite fabric softener over your mattress, let it sit for an hour, and then vacuum it up. Gets rid of dust mites and freshens up the mattress. Keep that same mixture in a small mason jar with holes poked in the top in your linen or clothes closet to keep it smelling fresh! Many Baking Soda Tips!!!

Mix baking soda with Tablespoon of fabric softener and spread on mattress every one or two months. Leave on an hour and vacuum off. Kills dust mites and freshens the mattress. (Other Pinner: used snuggle fabric softener and our mattress smells great!

Rub dryer sheets on your baseboards to repel dust and pet hair!! I'm trying it!

Dryer sheets to clean baseboards. Not only cleans - Dryer sheets to clean baseboards. Not only cleans up, but also coats them to repel hair and dust. Makes your house smell like fresh laundry too! We do this with our blinds, but never thought about b

Make your next DIY home makeover project easier with this collection of painting tips from Joanna Gaines. Use the Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines™ paint collection Peel and Stick Color Samples to test color palettes in multiple rooms throughout your home before you ever start painting. Click here for more easy tips.

Make your next DIY home makeover project easier with this collection of painting tips from Joanna Gaines. Use the Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines™ paint collection Peel and Stick Color Samples to test color palettes in multiple rooms throughout your home before you ever start painting. Click here for more easy tips.

Pillows need to be washed twice a year because of mites, dirt and sweat! Learn how to clean your PILLOWS here. Lots of other tips, too!

Pillows need to be washed twice a year because of mites, dirt and sweat! Learn how to clean your PILLOWS here. (I wash mine about 3 times a year because of this!

How to remove the wax from a candle jar. Brilliant! **This is a bath and bodyworks candle jar, they are so pretty can be used for all sorts of things.:

How to remove the wax from a candle jar. **This is a bath and body works candle jar, they are so pretty can be used for all sorts of things! So excited to reuse candle jars.why didn't I think of this?

From This Old House- a way to avoid scrubbing the tops of your cabinets! (Please tell me I'm not the only crazy lady who cleans up there?!) Simply place a layer of waxed paper on the top of upper cabinets where dust and grease particles gather. Then every few months, simply switch out the paper for a new sheet!

Place a layer of wax paper on top of upper kitchen cabinets where dust and grease particles gather. Every few months, switch out the paper for a fresh sheet. What a smart and simple idea! Like on top of the fridge - ewww! On top of the fridge, brilliant!

DIY - Refill air freshners. NOTE: There is a definite OMG factor that I will forever associate with plug-in oils now.. I will NEVER buy one again other than for the purpose of refilling!!

DIY - Refill air freshners with essential oils! (I only recommend use of YL oils) NOTE: There is a definite wow factor that I will forever associate with plug-in oils now. I will NEVER buy one again, other than for the purpose of refilling!

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