How to Make a Party Fix It Kit

Parties at your house can herald a number of upholstery and furnishings accidents, such as spilled wine, slopped dip, dropped dinner food etc. Most stains are removable if you treat them immediately. What better way to be prepared than to have a party fix-it kit on hand? This article explains how to put one together and how to use it.


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    Place all the things suggested into a handy container. Look for a smart container that comes with a handle for easy carrying, often known as a cleaning carry-all or a cleaning utility carry-all.
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    Keep the container somewhere out of sight but close to the party festivities. It should be easily accessible if required.
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    Pull out the container when there is an accident and set to solving the problem immediately. For example:
    • Blot a red wine stain on the carpet with club soda and paper towels. Or sprinkle salt over it.
    • Vacuum up spilled ash on the carpet and deodorize immediately with a few shakes of baking soda .
    • Soak up the smells of smokers outdoors with a bowl of vinegar near the door entrance or open windows.
    • Scrape dip and other food off the floor and sponge with the vinegar or stain remover to remove the coloring and odor.


  • A face washer can be handy also to keep over a stain to alert guests to walk around it rather than on it.
  • It can be helpful to leave the use instructions with the kit in case a guest wishes to help out with any clean up if you happen to be distracted by other host activities.

Things You'll Need

  • Container
  • Stain remover
  • Salt
  • Paper towels
  • Club soda
  • Vinegar
  • Baking soda
  • Air freshener

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Categories: Parties