Thursday, October 9, 2008

To cute to pass up...

I saw this cute idea on someone's blog a while back. I wish I could remember who's it was, so I could thank them.

In our house we all enter through the garage, and then come through the laundry room door. I have always tried to make the laundry room look as inviting as I can. The days that the laundry is stacked a mile high, is a totally different story. :) I have always put pictures, quotes,etc. in there. I should mention, not only family comes through that door, but about 95% of the kids friends, etc. enter there too. I found this darling idea a while ago, and am going to do it! I love the fact of the simplicity this brings. Canvas, paint, and a picture of those I love! I will post the finished product when I am done.


Blogger donna said...

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October 9, 2008 at 7:41 AM  
Blogger Amy said...

I love that idea. Thanks for sharing!

October 9, 2008 at 8:41 AM  
Blogger Kari said...

How admirable of you to make your LAUNDRY room so inviting! I could do better at that!!

October 9, 2008 at 8:59 AM  
Blogger Missy :o) said...

Those are adorable. Thanks for the idea! I have the same thing here. I'm about halfway through getting the laundry room entry more inviting!

October 9, 2008 at 10:16 AM  
Blogger Kristin said...

what a great great idea! I am totally stealing it. :) But not for my laundry room (which is a tiny closet under the stairs), but probably with some cute scrapbook paper modge-podged on, then the photo to hang in bedrooms or the living room. Thanks for sharing it!

October 9, 2008 at 10:21 AM  
Blogger Monica said...

Can't wait to see the finished product. You are so creative. You're mind is always creating. You need to help me!
Have a beautiful day and have fun on your trip to the cabin!!!

October 9, 2008 at 10:52 AM  
Blogger Heather said...

Michelle, I need to talk to me-854-1366. About soccer try outs. Thanks, Heather (I'm glad they have lunch together-how did that happen?)

October 9, 2008 at 3:05 PM  
Blogger smithfam said...

So adorable. I love that idea. I have lways wanted to do fun things like that with pictures, but am clueles on how to go about doing it.

October 10, 2008 at 12:28 AM  
Blogger Michelle @ A Happy Heart said...

Is that canvas? Looks really cute!

October 10, 2008 at 8:25 PM  
Blogger Melinda said...

I have always thought we had the same taste in design also!
I would love to see what your friend makes. Mine came in a ziplock back so I put them in the plastic container that holds the rest of the decor for the holiday. I want one for each holiday.

Those canvas pictures are so great. I love the idea.

October 10, 2008 at 11:27 PM  
Blogger Cheryl said...

I'm intrigued by the device below the pictures! what is that?
Poor Jake has to walk through my laundry constantly, these boys must think that is normal so their wives can thank us (when they find them)Did you try the energy pill yet? it truly is amazing- let me know!

October 11, 2008 at 7:02 AM  
Blogger Rhonda said...

I remember having a plaque that read "Back Door Friends Are The Best!"

I am with you on making the entrance inviting. Although, ours does get messy with snow boots, coats, swim towels, beach chairs, basketballs, baseball bats, coats, hats, mittens... always depends on the season, but ALWAYS a dumping ground for excess baggage.

October 11, 2008 at 8:22 PM  
Blogger Claudia said...

I love your blog! I can't believe how much your kiddos have grown up. I think I would still recognize Ben but Nate has changed so much. Everyone is still those adorable kids I loved to teach. Claudia

October 12, 2008 at 10:56 AM  
Blogger Rebecca D. said...

what a great idea!!! The thought of people walking through my laundry room scares me!!!!

October 12, 2008 at 2:29 PM  
Blogger tammy said...

Cute idea! I have to have my laundry room decorated too.

October 21, 2008 at 1:44 PM  

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