Thursday, January 19, 2012

A basket case

My daily list of priorities is ever growing these days & I love it! However, I sometimes think that between phone calls, little boy chasing, project doing, picture editing, yarn ball making, and my normal daily mom/wife chores (gotta have clean clothes) at some point I am going to run out of battery life. So when I have a free moment to re-charge my batteries (alleluia) I am secretly dying to read a magazine, watch reality tv (love me some Housewives) or dare I say, take an extra long shower (pure bliss). But for some reason when I am on a roll, my brain won't stop and let itself rest a long with my body. Hence today's mini project, which was completely unnecessary & I conjured up for no real reason. It seems that I can't leave well enough alone.

The other day at Michaels while looking at the $1 section of the store, I came across some awesome metal initial tags in brown. I just knew I had to have some & I was able to find all the letters I needed. Which is a task all on its own, can I get an amen crafty gals?! This is what came to mind. My sons naked looking toy basket.
Yes, we I have a blabla obsession but we can address that some other time....
Since I introduced this green pop of color into his scheme, I have been looking for another way to carry it through the room.

So I spray painted the metal letters with the leftover paint from the table project & attached them with ribbon to the basket. Super simple and only $4.
Now is the time where I will be showing you lots of pictures just to make myself feel validated for doing this particular project haha.




I know my little boy can't read yet, but I think I labeled his toy basket more for the hubs (as a subtle reminder) haha just kidding. I did however, feel a little bit more productive which is an amazing feeling at the end of a long day.
I hope all you guys & gals have an amazing Thursday! I am so excited for a new Vampire Diaries tonight (I know I sound like I'm 14) I just can't help it! See you tomorrow! I simply heart Fridays!
Xo
Court

6 comments:

  1. I confess I have a Blabla obsession, too. What is it about $50 stuffed animals? LOVE!

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  2. I love catching up with you by reading your blog! I'm glad I stumbled upon it last year. Your dear boy's room is so cute and I like how you're costantly tweaking your home because I do the same thing. No such thing as "done"!
    Looking forward to a new year of projects, pictures and stories! Oh, and congrats on opening your Etsy shop!

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  3. We have blabla Billy goat too! We love blabla here too!

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  4. Thanks so much! You guys are awesome.

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  5. I just love your graphic rug! Got to ask you where is it from???

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  6. Thanks so much! The rug was from Pier 1 (They still had it last week)
    xo

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