Ahhh ring stains right?! No matter if we take every precaution some fool always manages to ‘forget’ to place a coaster between their heated drink and your precious wooden table. The result? One of the most stubborn little stains! But all is not lost … You have 2 options.
Firstly there is the Hong Yi approach to stains. Why remove when you can create? Check out this clip on how Hong Yi, a contemporary malaysian artist, uses just a cup and saucer and an endless supply of coffee to produce a stunning Jay Chou portrait.
Red – Jay Chou Portrait with Coffee Cup Stains 用咖啡漬畫周傑倫
So if you, like Yi, have an artist spark and a willingness to dedicate 12 hours straight (aided no doubt by copious amounts of caffeine) to transforming that single stain into a magnificent masterpiece dedicated to your favourite celebrity, by all means go ahead. You too could be the next hot topic on twitter!
…and then for all us other mortals there is an easier way to be rid of that tenacious little blemish tarnishing your beloved furniture. Here’s a clip demonstrating a simple technique only using a towel and a hot iron to finally be rid of that pesky ring.