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How to Remove Marker Stains From Fabric


When it comes to kids, some of the most painful cleaning moments involve indelible ink, expensive upholstery, and a toddler channeling Picasso’s “Guernica.”

If your little one has used your favorite duvet cover as a canvas, scream into the nearest pillow, then get yourself together and grab some isopropyl (rubbing) alcohol and paper towels.

How to Remove Marker Stains From Fabric

  • Place the stain face down on a paper towel and apply rubbing alcohol around the stain (so it doesn’t spread), then directly onto the stain.
  • Keep sponging the alcohol and changing the towel until you’ve transferred as much ink as possible out of the fabric and onto the paper towel.
  • Rinse the fabric, then throw it into the washing machine with your most serious stain removing detergent and booster. Good luck!

This article originally appeared on our sister site, Homes to Love.

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