How To: Freshen Up Stuffed Animals

How To: Freshen Up Stuffed Animals

Alejandra Valera
May 8, 2008

No, you are not witnessing a mob hit; this teddy wasn't just whacked. Oh, but he did get what he deserved. He got freshened up!

We all know how musty stuffed animals can become but if you try to wash the smelly offender, his or her owner will most certainly protest. An episode of "Talking Dirty With the Queen of Clean" covered how you can freshen up your child’s critter and make him smell fresh and clean.

Two ways the Queen of Clean recommends is to sprinkle baking soda on the stuffed animal and roll them up in towel, leaving it there over night. Or you can place use cornstarch and a plastic bag. Once they’ve been in the towel or bag sufficient time, just shake the excess power off the toy and you are good to go.

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