Housekeeping Tips

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Housekeeping Tips:

One thing we all own is dishes! Today, I want to share with you how to polish your dishes and make them look brand new. I love housekeeping tips and I’m always eager to learn tips and tricks for taking care of a home. My Aunt Nola was over at my house a few weeks ago looking at the kitchen renovation we had going on and she saw a pile of my dishes on the counter. She pointed at that I could polish them and eliminate all of the cutting marks and scratches. I had no idea you could get rid of those marks and it’s so easy it’s ridiculous. Here is how you make those scratches on all of your dishes disappear:

  1. Buy Bar Keepers Friend. I bought the powder version.
  2. Wet your dishes with some water.
  3. Sprinkle on some Bar Keepers Friend and rub with a cloth.
  4. Rinse

It takes about 1-2 minutes per dish to polish depending on how many scratches you have. I use my little plates the most, so they had the most scratches. It is like magic how quickly everything disappears. My photographer, Katie, was there photographing the process and she was squealing with amazement!

Thanksgiving is around the corner and if you are hosting at your house, these tips will be handy for you. Nobody wants to set a beautiful table and then have scratched up dishes in display. I would LOVE to hear any tips and tricks you use in your home. If I get some great feedback, I could always create a post out of my readers tips!

I’ve been posting more kitchen posts because I LOVE my new kitchen and all of the natural light. Make sure you check out the last post I shot here in my kitchen 😉 I couldn’t link my exact plates in the widget below, but you can click here to find a store near you that sells them.

Jess Cathell

Jess Cathell is an Atlanta based lifestyle and interior creator, designer, and tastemaker. With years of experience in home decor and a portfolio ranging from farm house to the beach, Jess is known for creating balanced spaces with notes of the unexpected. Inspired by the fusion of traditional elements with bold contemporary design, she has developed a clear transitional style. Her most recent work can be found in the Atlanta Magazine as a tribute to the modern home work space. She has collaborated with brands such as Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, and is continually looking to connect with local and sustainable sources.

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  1. 11.10.17
    Teresa said:

    Amazing tip. The things I learn from my.daughter and sister! Makes me proud. 👌😍

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