Hey sweethearts, happy Monday!
Today’s how-to is easy peasy, but it’s also super handy, as many, many, many thrifts use grease pencil (aka wax pencil) to mark prices on items, ranging from from shoes to dishes and pretty much everything in between. Fortunately, removing these marks is a super-simple two-step process!
You’ll need: A bottle of 100-percent acetone (found with nail polish remover) and cotton pads or a soft, clean rag.
Step one: Dab some acetone on your cotton or rag.
Step two: Give the markings a little rub and watch them vanish!
Annnnd, you’re done! So easy right? This little trick works for taking grease-pencil prices off the soles of thrifted shoes, glassware, you name it. USE CAUTION, however, when using acetone on painted surfaces, as it can also remove the paint, along with the wax. Test in an inconspicuous location or try another method. Under NO circumstances should you ever use acetone on finished wood.
Wishing you a wonderful, albeit snowy, evening!