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Lily Pollen on Cream Cotton Bedspread

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Swedes Thu 31-Jul-08 10:46:00

ANy idead how to get rid of it, please?

HumphreyPillow Thu 31-Jul-08 10:47:45

Politely ask her to leave if she has outstayed her welcome.

PrincessPeaHead Thu 31-Jul-08 10:48:49

if it is still sitting there loose, then dab it off with sellotape, gently. this is v effective

if it has been rubbed in.... oh dear. it is horribly staining. don't know I'm afraid!

Swedes Thu 31-Jul-08 10:49:02

Humphrey - You clearly know her. She's a menace.

Swedes Thu 31-Jul-08 10:50:44

PPH - Thanks will go off and try sellotape right mow.

I have shaken the thing outside in the garden to remove the excess but there are tiny cumin coloured specks remaining.

Shitehawk Thu 31-Jul-08 10:52:05

Don't rub it in. Don't wash it. Use sellotape, like PPH said and just lift up the dust.

If it's not dusty anymore, or if you've been scrubbing at it, then you are stuffed. Nothing will get it out once it's pushed into the fibres.

PrincessPeaHead Thu 31-Jul-08 10:52:38

sellotape is what we used in the Very Posh Shop I worked in as a teenager. It really works. Good luck!

Swedes Thu 31-Jul-08 16:21:14

Princesspeahead & Shitehawk - Brilliant! Sellotaped worked a treat. I'm left with the tiniest tiniest one fleck that will hopefully fade over time.
Thank you.

PrincessPeaHead Thu 31-Jul-08 18:48:54

excellent!
glad to be of service

<<<bows politely>>>

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