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Lily Pollen on Cream Cotton Bedspread

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Swedes · 31/07/2008 10:46

ANy idead how to get rid of it, please?

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HumphreyPillow · 31/07/2008 10:47

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

PrincessPeaHead · 31/07/2008 10:48

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 · 31/07/2008 10:49

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

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Swedes · 31/07/2008 10:50

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.

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Shitehawk · 31/07/2008 10:52

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 · 31/07/2008 10:52

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

Swedes · 31/07/2008 16:21

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

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PrincessPeaHead · 31/07/2008 18:48

glad to be of service

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