The shoes suffer small damages in the day to day that you can solve with these tips.
Remove scratches on shoes, apply petroleum jelly with a swab to remove those marks from leather shoes. If they are suede, use an eraser to remove those scratches.
If your suede shoe is dirty, carefully rub bread crust over the dirt. For cloth shoes, apply a mixture of baking soda and detergent with a toothbrush and rub it.
If your shoes are tight and you think about giving them away for that, don’t do it!
Follow these tips: put on some thick socks and put on your shoes, then air it with a hair dryer; Another option is to place a water bag at home shoe and put them in the freezer overnight.
What you can do to clean the patent leather is to apply a glass cleaner and rub gently. This will remove stains and restore shine.
How to Change the shape of the clothes and renew it
You can take an old scarf and turn it into a loose, fresh and comfortable blouse for the summer. Another option is to cut your old leggings through the crotch and so you will have a crop top. On the contrary, you can take an old dress and cut it to be a vintage scarf.
Cut a maxi skirt to make a colorful summer dress. You can also cut a straight line on the back of an old shirt or sweater, then add Velcro on the neck and thus adapt to the trend of the bare back.
Cut the sleeves of a shirt, then take a strip of the fabric and wrap around the back. So you will have a perfect sleeveless shirt to go to the gym.
Button a dress shirt and wear it so it looks like a sleeveless shirt. Then tie it at the waist like a crop top and go. You have a new style for that boring old shirt.
You can add a collar to your shirts and they will look great and renewed. Another option is to add belts to make your dresses, cardigans, long shirts look much better.
How to remove stains from your clothes
You may think that you have to get rid of your clothes because of minor stains or damage. But, if you follow these recommendations to remove the most common stains you will not have that problem:
Lip paint: remove excess paint with a knife, apply a few drops of acetone or an alcoholic beverage, rub with a soft brush, rinse with alcohol. Repeat until the stain is removed and let it dry. Finally, apply a diluted dishwasher mixture and wash it in the washing machine.
Blood or eggs: spray a diluted dish soap mixture and let it dry. Then rinse with warm water. Complete washing regularly in the washing machine.
Red wine: apply the same dishwasher mixture that we already mentioned, rub with a soft brush. Rinse with water. You can also apply white vinegar, leave it for several minutes and rinse. Then wash the garment in the washing machine. For white wine use a dishwasher and wash it.
Fruit or vegetables: apply the dishwasher formula on the stain. Remove the color with white vinegar and hydrogen peroxide. Then take the piece to the washing machine.
Coffee or tea: apply lemon juice or white vinegar to remove the stain. Treat with bleach if necessary and the fabric allows. Machine wash ends.
Mustard: remove the stain with vinegar. Wash with the dishwasher mixture.
Fat or oil: cover the stain with baby powder, let it rest overnight.
Ketchup or tomato sauce: remove the rest of the sauce, then apply the diluted soap and take the piece to the washing machine.
With these tips to update, renew and fix your clothes you can take advantage of your pieces for longer.