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Your clothes-pins are brown, grey, ugly, yucky and dirty?

Well, just add them to a pot of boiling water with a little bleach and it will clean them out and won't stain your clothes when you hang them on the line. Let them boil a few minutes then rinse them out.:)

That's what I did this morning and they are now drying outside on my cookie sheet with a towel under them.
 

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Great tip Lucie, I always wondered what to do with them!! I just figured they were going to have to continue looking hideous. Gonna do that this afternoon!!:smball: Thanks!!
 

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Well there isn't a day that goes by that I don't learn something new here.

Heather, I'm joining you. I'm going to be doing this after lunch.

How neat, were all going to have nice, new looking clothespins. I must admit, some of mine look pretty dingie.
 

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I just want to say...they don't look brand new after that...they will be clean. I just don't want you to be disapointed in the result. :) Mine are still yucky looking, but clean...:D

Tell me how it goes....:)
 

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Thanks for the great tip! I have some really ugly clothes pins on the line right now that are taking a bleach boil bath later!:D
 

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Does this help the pins? Or do they just look better, cuz I don't realy care what my pins look like as long as they work.
 

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This cleans, especially if they spent the winter, autumn and bad weather outside. It doesn't make them look nice and new, just clean, so they don't stain your clothes.

I'm bad, because I leave my clothes pins all year long outside in the rain, the snow...after 3 years they were really dirty!
 

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Thanks Lucie. I have 3 that got forgotten and spent the fall winter and early spring out there. They are gross looking and I didn't want to use them because I was afraid they would mess up my clothes. Now I can use them again. :) (I know it is only 3 but when you have a full load, sometimes every pin counts! ;) )
 
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