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.
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.
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.
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!
Never Ending Dryer Sheets: 1 Container with an airtight lid 4 sponges cut in half 1 cup of your favorite fabric softener 2 cups water Squeeze excess liquid from 1 sponge and toss in dyer. When done, put sponge back in container.
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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!
Time to wash and whiten yellowed pillows? Whiten yellowed pillows HOT HOT HOT water 1 cup of laundry detergent 1 cup powdered dishwasher detergent 1 cup bleach (you could try “A Natural Bleach Alternative“ if you are opposed to chlorine bleach) cup borax
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!