How do you remove Biro ball point pen from a fake leather material sofa?
By Penny from Birmingham
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How can I get ball point ink from my faux leather couch and handbag?
Lee-Anne from Cape Town, Za
My daughter wrote on both of our brand new dark brown faux leather couches with blue ink. I was told to use hairspray to remove the ink and when I did so I created a huge patch that is now very visibly discolored and dull. How do I repair this? Please help. Thanks in advance.
By vvetrone from Niagara Falls, Canada
Use a corner and try to go over the ink line to rub the pen out. Then use a leather conditioner to help shine it up afterwards. If the hair spray damage still shows, you might try using a matching shoe polish color to help cover it up, but be sure to buff it out well so it doesn't come off on your clothes. Good luck. (05/20/2009)