Iron silk inside out using a warm iron. Always iron silk before it is completely dry.

If you have an old worn evening bag with a fabulous frame and clasp, keep the frame and have a new fabric bag made.

Keep insecticides away from old papers. The sprays may kill the bugs but may also damage the paper.

To get candle wax off your antique candlestick, use a hair dryer set on low heat. Melt the wax, then wipe it off.

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