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How to make your home more uniquely you, including how to remove pencil and crayon marks from walls, a message board, a braided rug, and a canopy tent hiding space
    

How to Remove Crayon and Pencil Marks from Walls

If you have little ones running around your house, it is a sure bet that one day you will be dealing with a crayoned or penciled masterpiece on a wall! Rest assured, there is a super-simple solution that will have you wiping it right off.

Yield: Varies

Ingredients: Lemon essential oil

Directions: On a damp cloth or sponge, add a few drops of lemon essential oil. Gently rub the crayon or pencil marks until they disappear. That’s it! Easy, right?

Did you know...

  • Lemon oil can help in conquering allergies.
  • Lemon oil can also be used as a safe and natural furniture polish.
  • Diffused lemon oil can help purify the air that you breathe every day.

 

natural solutions for cleaning & wellness cover Excerpted from Natural Solutions for Cleaning & Wellness by Halle Cottis with permission of publisher. Cover and book design by Page Street Publishing Co.

 

Message Board

message board

A step-by-step guide from Yellow Owl Workshop's Make It Yours by Christine Schmidt

 

Braided Rug

braided rug

Step-by-step directions from Rag Rugs, Pillows, & More by Elspeth Jackson

 

Hiding Space

hiding space

A how-to from Sunshine Spaces by Beci Orpin

   

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