We went to my favorite thrift store yesterday and I walked into the back room where the toys are and happened to look down. There on the floor was an owl throw rug. I couldn't believe my luck. Unfortunately it was filthy. People had been wiping their feet on it. Why, why??? I decided to get it anyway and see if I could get it cleaned. I also got a huge box of toys but I will save that for another time.
I threw it in my washer and hoped for the best. The first wash did not get it clean. I decided to throw it back in the washer, this time using the permanent press cycle. (thinking that was the gentle cycle) Well that time the rug started to unravel. I tried to fix it but have no idea what I was doing. It did get a little cleaner but not as clean as I want. I wonder if I steam cleaned it, if that would work?
It is so cute I don't want anyone walking on it. It's pretty heavy. I have no idea how to display it so I put it into my Ebay store. Hopefully someone will love it so much that the flaws do not matter.
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