Although some experts recommend professional dry-cleaning for down and other fluffy bedding items, it is generally safe to wash them, either in the machine on gentle cycle or by hand. Here are some nifty tips from "Martha Stewart's Homekeeping Handbook" on how to keep your pillows and comforters looking like new.
Spring cleaning means tidying up the house from top to bottom, but an epic clean sweep can be easily sidetracked by piles and piles of stuff. There's always a reason to hold onto something: "It's still in perfectly good shape," "It reminds me of a happy memory," or "I might need this someday!" But we're here to tell you that the excuses end today!Your path to a clear, clutter-free home begins now.
Here are tips from "Martha Stewart's Homekeeping Handbook" on how to properly care for and preserve the treasured objects handed down by parents or grandparents or lovingly collected at tag sales and antiques stores. Create a safe environment for all of your treasures, and ensure they withstand the test and conditions of time.