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DIY Dryer Sheets (One of my #ProudestDIY projects )

A while back I experimented with something when I ran out of dryer sheets. I did not have any coupons and I was NOT going to pay full price for dryer sheets. So out of this need came this idea.It is so easy to dip, dry and use over and over! This has saved me lots of money as I do NOT buy fabric softer sheets anymore!

To see more: http://livingonloveandcents.com/2011/08/26/homemade-dryer-sheets-diy-fabric-softeners/

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    SANDRA P Richmond, VA
    on Feb 11, 2013

    i do not use dryer sheets anymore only use white vinegar. works even bettter for me.. nice fresh scent no cloging washer or dryer.. cheap and economical ..

  • MKay
    MKay Westfield, NY
    on Feb 11, 2013

    The fabric softener takes out electricity and smells good but, doesen't using vinegar make the clothes smell like vinegar? Ok, the smell is fine. What about static electricity? I'm just going to try it and find out. Thanks RuthM...And Heather!

  • RuthM
    RuthM O Fallon, MO
    on Feb 11, 2013

    No I use vinegar when I hand wash things like sweaters and there is no smell of vinegar when the clothes are dry

  • Colette Weber
    Colette Weber Athol, ID
    on Feb 12, 2013

    Great idea, and you can color-coordinate your softener sheets!!! ;)

  • Z
    on Feb 12, 2013

    I've used a similar idea for over thirty years now. Only I put fabric softener in a garden spray bottle and spray the wash clothes. No need to hang to dry before use either. I just crinkle them to rub it in before tossing it in the dryer on top of the clothing. For the first few days you have to spray every other load, but after that you don't have to respray for a month or more. I think I've only used a hand full of bottles of softener in the last three decades. I still have the very first wash cloth I started with too. I never heard of using vinegar as a fabric softener, but I can't stand the smell so I wouldn't be able to tolerate using it even if it didn't make the clothes smell like it.

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