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7 Tips To Stop Your Jeans From Fading

Jeans occupy the top position in everyone’s clothing hierarchy. The most versatile piece of clothing, they go with anything, from dressy to casual wear, and are perfect for those seeking comfort. In fact, the right pair of jeans can flatter your figure in an effortless manner. Dark jeans are usually the most sought after as they look the best on all body types. They can be pulled off beautifully as work pants, while also doubling up for party attire, allowing you to look elegant no matter what the situation. So while finding the right pair of these is extremely important, it’s just as crucial to preserving them properly. After all, jeans don’t come cheap, and repeated washes can cause them...

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Hey there y’all! Today I want to share a simple mini laundry room makeover I did recently

And by simple, I mean simple. No renovation, no painting, no drywall. Just some tidying up, decor and a bit of organization. With the exception of a few baskets, I shopped my house to find all the items to use. I’ve never given this area any sort of love at all. I mean it’s a laundry room and I really dislike doing laundry (although this laundry hack I use is life changing!). So I really don’t spend a huge amount of time there, ha! When my kids turn 12 they were/are entirely responsible for doing there own laundry. My husband also prefers to do his own. So I’ve only got mine to do and I stretch the time out between...

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DIY: An Old-Fashioned Clothes-Drying Rack

A good number of us on the Remodelista team are followers of Hitchfoot Farm on Instagram: First Fan and Margot caught on, then me, and we all quickly became captivated by Bess Piergrossi’s moody vignettes in her rough-hewn Maine farmhouse that look like they’re out of times past. When Bess told us she was working on a DIY laundry rack inspired by deVol’s Laundry Maid (our all-time favorite) and made completely by hand, we wanted all the details. And she sent back a step-by-step how-to—complete with characteristically charming, old-fashioned scenes of hand-stretching rope by the hearth, singeing rope ends in candle flames, and hardware forged by her local blacksmith. Here’s a look, with instructions by Bess: Photographs by Bess Piergrossi....

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How To Wash Stuffed Animals Correctly (And When To Do It)

Most parents know all too well how grimy a beloved “stuffie” can get over time! And considering that they’re often toted everywhere, snuggled overnight, dropped in the street, and dragged across the floor, it’s not much of a mystery as to how it happens. But what you may not know about your kids’ or grandkids’ favorite fuzzy friends is how to clean them up. And I’m happy to deliver some good news on that front: cleaning stuffed animals effectively isn’t nearly as difficult as you might think! In this post, you’ll learn how to wash stuffed animals both in a washing machine and by hand. You’ll also learn which method is best to use when, and how to dry them...

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How To Wash Stuffed Animals Correctly (And When To Do It)

Most parents know all too well how grimy a beloved “stuffie” can get over time! And considering that they’re often toted everywhere, snuggled overnight, dropped in the street, and dragged across the floor, it’s not much of a mystery as to how it happens. But what you may not know about your kids’ or grandkids’ favorite fuzzy friends is how to clean them up. And I’m happy to deliver some good news on that front: cleaning stuffed animals effectively isn’t nearly as difficult as you might think! In this post, you’ll learn how to wash stuffed animals both in a washing machine and by hand. You’ll also learn which method is best to use when, and how to dry them...

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