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How do I take out just some color from valances. They are too bright of a yellow to match my duvet. I tried putting them in the washer with regular chlorine bleach but no color came out. I just want to take some of the brightness out not all the color. What is Nappy San? Will that work and where do I buy it?

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Mikki from Sarasota, FL

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October 9, 20060 found this helpful

Sometimes, adding color is the key.

To calm down yellow, try light grey dye. You have to experiment a little, so get the largest scraps you can from the valances and try it out. If not grey, try a cream color.

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October 9, 20060 found this helpful

Another thing you can do is soak the fabric in diluted coffee or tea. The brown water will tone down the yellow and make them look antique. Rinse once and let dry before hanging. (Vinegar in the rinse water will usually set the 'dye')

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