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Marker pen on wall help-Please

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8y, 2m agoPosted 8 years, 2 months ago
Just after some advice-when i was cleaning the bathroom from the whole tub of baby talc used to create 'Godmother Dust' like in Cinderella, my lovely 'arty' 3 year old got a black marker pen out of my work bag and drew (and i mean drew-not a tiny mark) all over my newly painted magnolia walls !

Have tried baby wipes, washing up liquid and bleach spray-but all to no avail-anyone got any ideas that will help me get it off ?!

Please help save my sanity !!!!
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8y, 2m agoPosted 8 years, 2 months ago
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#1
you got any of that paint left, might come in handy again.
i always keep a little back just to touch up areas when they get dirty.
banned#2
oh, not sure what they are called but they are little blocks of sponge, flash i think?, i use them on the wall all the time, and all over, but do the job on the wall a treat

magic earaser or something like that i think ??

x
#3
Hair spay, it works on most things inc biro
#4
Hairspray gets marker pen off, haven't tried it on the wall yet tho!
Hope this helps.
#5
Methylated spirit will get rid of the marker, but will probably remove the paint too
#6
I'd go with the hairspray, a quick Google seems to suggest that this is the most popular!

Good luck!
#7
Aftershave / perfume will get permanent marker off most things without damaging paint (don't waste any good stuff though, you can just get cheap **** from Poundland...)
banned#8
Repaint over it, after scouring it off :thumbsup:
#9
Foosball Chum
Repaint over it, after scouring it off :thumbsup:


:thumbsup: this would be my choice as whatever you do will make it look different. Then beat her up:w00t:
#10
Yeah hairspray does and and even going over the permanant marker with a dry wipe marker works too :)
#11
Nothing will remove marker without removing the emulsion, best thing is gently rub the area till you have removed the marker and paint over it
#12
You are stars-thanks for the tips-will get at it tonight when she is in bed-not trying now incase she tries to 'help' !

You are sanity savers-thanks for helping !
#13
Just a tip for touching it up dont do it with straight or regular shaped edges an uneven outline will not stand out as much (been there done that - kids!!!!!)
#14
thanks again-had to admit it to OH tonight-but at least i had some tips to get it off !
#15
wd40 removes marker pen.

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