Every summer the hubster and I get in an argument over those nasty flypaper strips that he wants to hang in the house! They are a gross waxy yellow color and just plain disgusting-looking…. My Mom is a big advocate of keeping a journal. Anytime something significant happens in my life, inevitably my Mom will ask me, "Have you written Continue Reading. I will concede to letting him hang some in the garage by the door into the house, but I draw the line at hanging them INSIDE the house. They just give me the heebie-jeebies!
Just follow these simple steps to make your own flypaper. You'll need just a few common household items to make your homemade flypaper. Gather together:.
As a kid I used to go to sleepaway camp every summer. And one of my most vivid and, um, disgusting memories is of the long rolls of fly paper they had dangling in every nook and cranny. Having never seen fly paper before, it struck me as such an odd thing to have stashed around your home-away-from-home. Flash forward 15 years, and thanks to humid, buggy summers in Virginia, I finally understand the appeal. The number of flies that somehow end up in our home is pretty embarrassing.