Before and After The Big Day

  Before and After The Big Day

You’ve waited your whole life for the big day, and it’s getting closer. Dreamed about it as a little girl, imagined the expressions on the faces of your family, wondered if your parents would cry, but you always knew it would be perfect. After your flowing...
Caring for Household Items

Caring for Household Items

Open the windows and let the sun shine in! But be careful where those rays go because they could fade some parts of your home environment. Sometimes we forget about household items that blend into our homes so much they become a part of the scenery. These items...
Fancy Fabrics Require Gentle Treatment

Fancy Fabrics Require Gentle Treatment

Not all fabrics are created equal. The way a garment is constructed plays a major role in its cleanability and impacts its use in wear. Here are three extreme examples of higher maintenance clothing items and how to make them last longer and look their best. Special...
Problems with Linen

Problems with Linen

Linen, known for its crisp, smooth finish, is a popular spring and summer fabric. Unfortunately, with that crisp finish comes the tendency to wrinkle easily, and manufacturers have responded by producing linen with blends of other fabrics to help make linens more...
Removing Salt Stains

Removing Salt Stains

Snow season is well underway. With the snow comes the inevitable use of road salt, both on roads and on sidewalks, and that results in salt stains on coats and other garments. Salt can cause many dyes on wool fabrics to temporarily change color (usually pink, orange,...

How to Prevent Delayed Stains from Crashing Your Party

It’s a whole lot easier to get rid of unwanted guests before they become permanent residents. Mysterious stains sometimes appear on clothes after a period of time in storage. Faint stains may also appear worse or stains “invisible” to the naked eye...