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28 Ways To Fix Stuff Your Kids Ruined

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1. Remove crayon from a wall.

If you're living with a little Banksy, you can use toothpaste, shaving cream, and 19 other things to return a wall to normal.
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If you're living with a little Banksy, you can use toothpaste, shaving cream, and 19 other things to return a wall to normal.

2. Fix broken mini blinds.

Find out how to replace a slat here. This one is good for cat owners, too.
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Find out how to replace a slat here. This one is good for cat owners, too.

3. Get rid of scratches on a DVD or CD.

The trick, believe it or not, is Vaseline. Learn how here.
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The trick, believe it or not, is Vaseline. Learn how here.

4. Remove pee stains from a mattress.

Because just about every kid has at least one accident. Learn more here.
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Because just about every kid has at least one accident. Learn more here.

5. Put computer keys back on a keyboard.

Learn how here.
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Learn how here.

6. Make your iPhone ring again.

Has your iPhone stopped ringing after your kid played with it? There's a good chance they put it in "Do Not Disturb" mode. Learn more here.
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Has your iPhone stopped ringing after your kid played with it? There's a good chance they put it in "Do Not Disturb" mode. Learn more here.

7. Recover deleted apps.

Find a how-to for iPhone/iPad users here, and solutions for Android users here.
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Find a how-to for iPhone/iPad users here, and solutions for Android users here.

8. Repair a broken iPhone screen.

Learn more here if your kid played frisbee with your phone.
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Learn more here if your kid played frisbee with your phone.

9. Get crayon out of clothes.

Find great tips for removing everything from simple marks to the dreaded washed-in crayon.
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Find great tips for removing everything from simple marks to the dreaded washed-in crayon.

10. Patch up ripped clothes.

Mend your kid's clothes and make them more stylish in the process! Find out how here.
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Mend your kid's clothes and make them more stylish in the process! Find out how here.

11. Clean vomit off of your couch.

Here's how: Once you've cleaned the area as much as possible, apply a good amount of paste made out of baking soda and water. Allow it to dry overnight, then vacuum it up in the morning!
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Here's how: Once you've cleaned the area as much as possible, apply a good amount of paste made out of baking soda and water. Allow it to dry overnight, then vacuum it up in the morning!

12. Eliminate carpet stains.

All you need are two ingredients. Learn more here.
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All you need are two ingredients. Learn more here.

13. Remove permanent marker from hardwood floors.

This is actually super easy using toothpaste.
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This is actually super easy using toothpaste.

14. Get out stubborn stains.

You can make an impressively strong cleaning solution using hydrogen peroxide, Dawn dish soap, and baking soda. Learn more here.
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You can make an impressively strong cleaning solution using hydrogen peroxide, Dawn dish soap, and baking soda. Learn more here.

15. Clean a microfiber couch.

You can flip the cushion once (no judgment!), but after that you're going to need these tips and tricks.
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You can flip the cushion once (no judgment!), but after that you're going to need these tips and tricks.

16. Get crumbs out of your stuff.

Whip up a batch of this awesome homemade slime to get rid of those crushed fishies once and for all.
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Whip up a batch of this awesome homemade slime to get rid of those crushed fishies once and for all.

17. Un-dent a ping pong ball.

It's actually pretty easy -- just hold a lighter under the dent (but not too close) and the gasses will expand, making the ball useable again.
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It's actually pretty easy -- just hold a lighter under the dent (but not too close) and the gasses will expand, making the ball useable again.

18. Clean up a nail polish spill.

There's more to it than just pouring nail polish remover on the floor. Learn more here.
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There's more to it than just pouring nail polish remover on the floor. Learn more here.

19. Fix broken glasses.

Find out how to repair your frame here.
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Find out how to repair your frame here.

20. Detangle Barbie hair.

Barbie will thank you for this hair makeover.
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Barbie will thank you for this hair makeover.

21. You can detangle American Girl doll hair, too.

Find out how to avoid making a trip to the doll hospital here.
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Find out how to avoid making a trip to the doll hospital here.

22. Clean and repair stuffed animals.

Find tips on making a variety of fixes -- including adding missing stuffing -- here.
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Find tips on making a variety of fixes -- including adding missing stuffing -- here.

23. Clean and repair action figures.

Lots of good tips -- including how to re-attach a missing limb -- here.
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Lots of good tips -- including how to re-attach a missing limb -- here.

24. Remove pen marks.

Simple tip: Rubbing alcohol will remove pretty much all pen marks and stains.
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Simple tip: Rubbing alcohol will remove pretty much all pen marks and stains.

25. Repair damaged books.

Learn how to re-attach a cover plus 14 other fixes.
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Learn how to re-attach a cover plus 14 other fixes.

26. Get stickers off a dresser.

The trick is to use mayonnaise. Yep, you heard that right. Mayo. Learn more here.
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The trick is to use mayonnaise. Yep, you heard that right. Mayo. Learn more here.

27. Clean your car's interior.

This one's a lifesaver if you plan on selling the family car. Find the how-to here.
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This one's a lifesaver if you plan on selling the family car. Find the how-to here.

28. Remove chocolate stains.

Learn how to get chocolate out of everything from fabric to stone here.
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Learn how to get chocolate out of everything from fabric to stone here.

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