It's not too late to jump on the copper and marble trend—especially if you give the look a fresh spin (and make it way more affordable) by DIY-ing it. Add a touch of luxe to notebooks, planters, and more with easy-to-source supplies from the craft store or hardware store. The wonders of marble contact paper and a hit of copper spray paint never cease to amaze . . .
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INEXPENSIVE CLEANING SECRET: a little water or vinegar will lift even the most stubborn stains; cleans grout, mold & mildew stains, burner pans, porcelain tubs; also nature's bleaching agent. It is an acid, but is not harmful. Use a few tablespoons of cream of tartar with hot water or hydrogen peroxide to clean aluminum pans, rusty drains or stains. Add lemon juice to COT to clean copper. Add glycerin with few tsp COT & makes spray-&-wash fabric stain remover. | best stuff