DIY Fabric Softener with Conditioner!

DIY Fabric Softener  Conditioner

Jamie here! Save BIG on laundry day by whipping up a bottle of this DIY fabric softener with conditioner, vinegar and water!

This DIY fabric softener is a simple, cost-effective solution that really works.    All you need for this recipe is white vinegar, hot water, and a conditioner in a scent you like.  Conditioner goes on sale fairly often, and couponing can even make it FREE.  What a great way to turn some of your haircare stockpile into laundry care!


I just finished a few loads of laundry using this – and when I first took the clothes out of the washer I could smell a faint vinegar odor.  I was worried.  Then I realized it was just the tub of the washing machine – the clothes went into the dryer and came out without the slightest hint of vinegar. (Whew!  I definitely breathed a sigh of relief that my hubby’s work clothes weren’t reeking!)

What you need:

  • 2 Cups Conditioner
  • 3 Cups White Vinegar
  • 6 Cups HOT Water


  1. Mix the hot water, conditioner and vinegar together in a large container.  (I used a big tea pitcher)
  2. Stir the mixture together until the conditioner lumps have dissolved. (Stir rather than shake, otherwise it will foam up)
  3. Store in a large jug or empty fabric softener container (I used a Sunny D jug!)

Here’s a printable version of this DIY Fabric Softener with conditioner:

DIY Fabric Softener with Conditioner!


  • 2 Cups Conditioner of your choice
  • 3 Cups White Vinegar
  • 6 Cups HOT Water


  1. Mix the hot water, conditioner and vinegar together in a large container. (I used a big tea pitcher)
  2. Stir the mixture together until the conditioner lumps have dissolved. (Stir rather than shake, otherwise it will foam up)
  3. Store in a large jug or empty fabric softener container

A final thought…. I think that next time I may try this with a more strongly scented conditioner – because there just wasn’t enough snuggly smell for me at the end.  Or drop a few drops of essential oil into the mixture.  Have you found a good DIY laundry care solution?  We’d love to hear about what works for you!


You may also want to check out our post on DIY Laundry Detergent



And visit our DIY Category for more frugal and fun ideas!

25 Mother’s Day Kids Crafts Ideas

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It’s almost Mother’s Day!  Here are links to 25 Mother’s Day Kids Crafts we found around the web.  Tons of cute Mother’s Day gift ideas that your little ones can make.  Perfect for grandmothers, aunts, teachers, and other special Mother’s in their life. [Read more...]

How to Save on Your Next Trip to Disney

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How to Save Money on Your Next Disney Trip 

It doesn’t matter if you’re heading to Disneyland or Disney World, it’s going to cost you an arm and a leg! But wait, it doesn’t have to. Use these tips to save big on your next Disney trip! We went to Disney World three years ago, and my kids are still asking to go back. They said it’s their favorite family vacation. [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Dessert Ideas

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Weeds be Gone: Three Methods for Weeding Vegetable Gardens


No one likes weeds. They are unsightly and can cause major damage to your vegetable garden. How? They act as tiny ropes that strangle the roots of your plants and soak up the water and nutrients your plants need. Tackling weeds in your vegetable garden is essential, or your garden simply won’t survive. However, the thought of getting on your knees and weeding each and every day can seem daunting. Instead, take a look at the three weeding methods below. Each is perfect for weeding vegetable gardens and is a different option then having to crawl around pulling them out.

Make your garden weed free. Take a look at these three methods to get started! [Read more...]

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May the 4th (Be With You) – Star Wars Day Deals!



Today is May the 4th – and it’s become known all over the world as May the 4th Be With You Day.  Celebrate Star Wars with these special offers and deals!

Amazon Star Wars Deals

Amazon has a bunch of great savings on a variety of Star Wars products.  Here are a couple that stand out:

BB8 Sphero is $122.99 (Reg $149.99) – TODAY ONLY


40% OFF Disney Infinity Star Wars  3.0 Edition Starter Pack

40% OFF Disney Infinity Star Wars Figures




Walmart Star Wars Deals

Walmart has lots of rollbacks today on Star Wars Battlefront, Star Wars Blu-Rays, Star Wars Toys, and more.


LEGO Star Wars Deals

Visit your local LEGO® store or go to today to take part in these exclusive LEGO® Star Wars™ offers and events:

  • FREE Exclusive First Order Stormtrooper Minifigure with LEGO Star Wars purchases of $50 or more!
  • FREEStar Wars “The Force Awakens” Poster with any LEGO Star Wars purchase!
  • Double VIP Points
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Target Star Wars Deals





Come build a LEGO® Star Wars Mini Millenium Falcon at Toys “R” Us, plus receive a FREE LEGO Activity & Story Booklet & take part in a clue hunt – with a LEGO Star Wars poster as the prize.

LEGO Sets are also 20% OFF.

  • When: May 7, from 12 – 2
  • Where: All Toys “R” Us locations
  • Event is intended for children ages 5 and up. Event materials available while supplies last and are available only to participating children. Limit one per child.


Kohl’s Star Wars Deals

Kohl’s is offering 10-40% OFF Star Wars goods – like this bedding set. 


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Star Wars Zulily Deals

Zulily has lots of great Star Wars items for sale too.  You  will find apparel, toys and other items for Star Wars fans of all ages.  Shop the Star Wars Zulily sale here.

 Are you wanting to celebrate with style?  Check out How to Make a Star Wars Cake, or How to Make a Star Wars Cake with Lightsabers!