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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Laundry Sign

My washer and dryer are in the garage.  I see it as a good thing and a bad thing.  It's good because they're not taking up any square footage inside my actual house. It's bad because they're in the garage.  

I've been on a bit of a quest to make it a little more like part of the house, since I recognize the fact that I must spend time there.  I have seen several different signs and sayings for the laundry room, but none of them "spoke" to me :)  So I came up with my own saying and made my own.

The wood piece came from Goodwill for $1.50 and it measures about 12 by 14 inches.  I drilled holes in the corners for hanging, then painted it brown.  Instead of vinyl, I used white Contact paper, since I had some already.  And in place of transfer paper, I used clear Contact paper.  A little twine tied in knots, and it's ready to go.  

What do you think?  Do you have anything in your laundry space to make it less boring?

If you have Make the Cut, here's a file to make your own. Download


  1. I love that you did it WITHOUT a machine! White Contact paper...Wow! Great job!

  2. I love it! I am seriously thinking of copying you on that. It looks great!

  3. Leda--I'm afraid I have to bust your illusion of my greatness :) I actually did cut it with my machine, I just didn't use actual vinyl is all. That reminds me that I meant to share the Make The Cut file for it though too, so I'll get that added.

    Anna--glad you like it, thanks! You should totally make one too :)

  4. Hi Steph!

    Just wanted to stop by and tell you that you won the Hodgepodge giveaway on my blog. Please click on over for further instructions!


  5. So fun...love it!


  6. I don't have anything in my laundry room to cutify it - yet. Still searching for the right thing. This is a super cute idea!

    Please feel free to check out my blog (I'm just getting started!): http://makingfamilylifefun.blogspot.com

  7. I just found your blog and am your newest follower. This sign is DARLING! I love it and the blog. Thanks for the crafty inspiration.

  8. I love this sign! I haven't seen one like it, what a great saying, and good job on this project! I'm following, now, too! Found you through Running with Glitter's link party.,

  9. Way cute! My laundry area is also in the garage so I understand the need to spruce the area up to make the chore that much easier. Pretty space counts!!! Ha!

    Have a great crafty day!

  10. Love your sign. Thanks for sharing with us.

    A Bowl full of Lemons

  11. I love this! Thanks for sharing!
    Come see me at http://willcookforsmiles.blogspot.com/

    ~your newest follower

  12. I LOVE THIS! Come link it up at my party today www.smallfineprint.com

    and any other creation you have!

  13. Thank you SO MUCH for linking up to WHASSUP WEDNESDAY!!! Great entry:) I LOVE the sign...

    Hope to see you next Wednesday!


  14. I loved this sign!Thanks for sharing ~ Clemens

  15. That's very cute! Thanks so much for linking this up to our Wicked Awesome Wednesday link party!

  16. I love it! Such a cute saying. I wish I had one of those machines to cut out letters!

  17. Great idea!! Thanks for auditioning for OMTWI!!