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Vinegar – soak a toothbrush in white vinegar and scrub marks off.
Heat – Take a hair dryer to the crayon stain and allow it to heat the wax. Wipe heated crayon wax off with a hot, soapy cloth. You could try a clothes iron as well (no steam), just make sure it’s on a low heat setting so it won’t scorch the paint. Place a few paper towels between the wall and the iron.
Hand Lotion – rub directly into crayon and wipe off.
Powdered Dishwasher Detergent – make a paste with water and gently scrub area. Some detergents contain bleach so be careful on wallpaper.
Powdered Household Cleaners – such as Ajax or Comet. Mix with some water or sprinkle on a damp sponge then scrub gently.
Non-stick Cooking Spray – just spray it on then wipe off the marks. Not the best solution for wallpaper since this could leave a grease stain.
Hairspray – spray generously on walls then scrub off the crayon.
Mr. Clean Magic Eraser – go gently, you don’t want to rub off any paint.
Rubbing Alcohol – Saturate part of a clean cloth then rub stains.
Moist Baby Wipe Towelettes – Rub them directly on the crayon stains and scrub markings off.
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