I found this trunk in my mom's basement. It had been there for years; she bought it thinking that she would restore it to its former glory, but she got ill before she had the chance. Since, as you know, I have a hard time getting rid of anything, it has been here for 20 years. I haven't done anything with it either. It was used for storage of silk flowers for a while, but when they took on the distinctly "old" smell of the trunk, I had to toss them out. A whole bottle of Febreeze has been sprayed in the trunk in the last month or so, but it is holding on to the aroma of old wallpaper. I placed charcoal bricks in it for about a month, because they are supposed to absorb odors, but that didn't work either. It is propped partially open, in the hope that it will "air out", but I don't hold out much hope for that. Got any ideas how to get rid of the smell?
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