Thursday, 16 March 2017

Great Smelling Clothes

I'm sure you've all heard of drawer liners.  You know,  those pretty fragranced papers that come in a box.  They are placed in the bottom of drawers to help your clothes smell nice.

I haven't found many drawer liners that I like.  They all seem to smell the same - musty and the scent doesn't last long either.

About a year ago I was opening some Dove soaps to use in both our bathrooms.  I love the smell of Dove soap,  especially the pink one.  After I put the soaps away I was looking at the empty boxes and trying to figure out if I could use them for something else. That's when I discovered the boxes have a beautiful fragrance too.

So I cut the Dove soap boxes until they lay flat.  Then I placed them between my jumpers and tshirts in the drawers.  A couple of days later I pulled an item of clothing out to put on and it smelled lovely.

The Dove soap boxes kept my clothes smelling lovely for about 4 - 5 months.  All for free.

So the next time you open a Dove soap box ( or any soap for that matter ),  pop it in your drawers.







6 comments:

  1. Wendy,
    My Grandparents went through the depression and WWII, she always had a bar of soap in each of her dresser drawers, making the clothes fragrant and when supplies were low, the 'extra' bars came in very handy.
    I love the extra idea of using the box itself. Smart idea there!!

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  2. Wendy one of my Great Aunts always stored her pretty soaps in her dressing table drawers. In her days as a young woman, milled soap was a precious commodity and lye soap was the general everyday soap used. Aunty loved French Milled Soap and always smelled either of lavender or roses.

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  3. Thank you! I love and use dove soap and have been searching for something to replace the lavender sachets I have used. The lavender smell goes away too quickly....this is a perfect solution!

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  4. Wendy what an awesome idea! Thankyou xxx

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