Recent Clothes Articles

How to Get Rid of Stuff

Posted by Elizabeth Nelson | Jun 30, 2013

The other day a friend texted me as she was packing up to move across the country: “HELP! I am overwhelmed because I have so much STUFF. I am feeling buried alive. I know you...

I Made My Own Laundry Detergent, and So Can You

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Jan 11, 2013

Last week ran out of laundry detergent. Instead of buying more, I decided to take a risk. I had a random bottle of castile soap that I wasn't sure why I had bought, and I had a big...

3 Easy Homemade Fabric Softener Recipes

Posted by Sayward Rebhal | Sep 19, 2012

It is my ultimate goal to make, from scratch, any and every cleaning product that I use. And so far I’m almost there! I make all my kitchen and bathroom cleansers from various...

How to Press Your Shirts WITHOUT an Iron

Posted by Noah Garfinkel | May 16, 2012

When I was growing up, my mom was exceedingly mom-like. She cooked, she cleaned, she over-protected. But, not even once did I see her iron any clothes. She didn’t like to iron,...

My DIY laundry detergent recipe is right here on the side of the pail. --Sayward

Ecological Laundry Stain Treatments

Posted by Sayward Rebhal | Feb 09, 2012

Many years ago, I set about giving my home a complete “green makeover”, and homemade laundry detergent was the very first thing I tackled. I devised a recipe that worked like a...

This hanger has so many uses; there's no reason to relegate it to the landfill. --Adam

10 Uses for Dry Cleaning Hangers

Posted by Adam Verwymeren | Jan 25, 2012

If you dry clean your clothes on a regular basis, you know that those ubiquitous wire hangers can really start to stack up. But rather than haul the hangers to the trash, you can put...


The Science of Laundry Detergent

Posted by | Nov 22, 2011

We all love clean clothes: their smell, their look, their feel. We all use copious amounts of detergent each year. However, aside from watching commercial dramatizations, we pay little...

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10 Uses for Hanging Shoe Bags

Posted by Adam Verwymeren | Nov 08, 2011

For those with limited closet space, a hanging shoe bag is a great way to make space for each and every beloved pair of kicks. But these useful space-savers are far more than just a...