The Laundry Room projects still continue, but while I'm slaving away on a rug for the room, I thought I'd update you with a quick little accessory I made for the room, based on this inspiration I found on Pinterest. Since I already had a jar handy in my cupboard that hasn't found a home in the new house yet, all I needed was something to paint on the glass with. Turns out Michaels has glass etching markers, and with my 50% off coupon, it only cost me $2.15. Practically stealing.
So I played around on my design programs for a while to find the exact style and font I wanted, and printed it out. Then I just taped my design to the inside of the jar, and traced it with my glass etching marker.
My name is Erin, and while I don't have a single artistic bone in my body, by God I can trace.
Then you just wait 24 hours, and then bake it in the oven for 1 hour at 350 degrees. And viola:
What better accessory for the Laundry Room than a place to "stache" all that change found in our pockets? The entire project took me about 10 active minutes and $2.15. That's my kind of DIY. On the completely other end of the time spectrum is the rug I've been working on. I can't wait to share that project with you on Monday, if by some miracle I have it done by then. How about you guys? Any big plans this weekend? Any DIY? Please share, it makes me feel less crazy. :)