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How do I get ball point pen marks off of my leather couch?

DD got a pen and drew all over the leather couch. Someone suggested hairspray, and it kind of worked. Any other ideas?

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Asked by Vixiel at 9:28 PM on Nov. 25, 2009 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • Have you tried the magic eraser? Leather cleaner?

    Answer by 3galsmomma at 9:57 PM on Nov. 25, 2009

  • Goo Gone Spray Gel and Pen Adhesive Remover will do the trick!

    Google: Goo Gone Spray Gel, to get an idea what it looks like! It's wonderful!!

    It also cleans makeup off of your collar on any leather coat.


    Answer by Peakachu at 10:10 PM on Nov. 25, 2009

  • I've found that antibacterial hand sanitizer (like Purell or GermX) takes up ink pen marks. I've never used it on leather but used it on my fridge when nothing else worked and it cleaned it off. Just put a little on some paper towel and rub on the spot or put a little directly on the spot, wait a few seconds and wipe off. Good luck... hope it works! :)

    Answer by princesspalace at 1:54 PM on Nov. 30, 2009

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