Tuesday, August 24, 2010


First of all...thank you for all the baby love!! We are lovin' having Violet as part of our family. She is precious!!

I have a hankering to do my laundry room and make it a place I want to be. The vintage ugly green ironing board will hang on the wall as a memo board of sorts. I love my clothespin bag and it is part of my inspiration for the room also. I am going for a fun, vintage feel. What does blush have to do with all of this?? That is the color I am thinking for in there. Am I crazy to want pink's cousin for my laundry room walls?!?!

Went to Wal-Mart the other day and looked at their paint swatches. What should jump out at me but Fresh Cut Flower, part of the Blushing Pinks Color Palette!! In LOVE...

Oy...what a mess. I don't normally have this much laundry going on but "Princess" and her cousin decided to pull ALL of her clothes out one day-I could've killed them. ;)
Anyway, we have a good space to work with. I would like to add a chandelier and have one I can re-do from the thrift store. Oh yeah, have I mentioned that I want to put my house on the market. Am I totally crazy to paint and prettify the laundry room if we list it?? Its really only the cost of paint and I would so enjoy it while we are here.

Here is another shot. The washer and dryer are to the left.

This is where it is in my house, between the kitchen and dining room. The pantry is to the left, across from the laundry room. The blush color would look so good with my green kitchen and chocolate dining room.

While my Mom was here last week, we went to the thrift shop and I got a few goodies. The tag punch was only $1, the hoops and the basket were $2 all together and my total for the day, including the ironing board was about $9. I love the little pot. It has a crack, but I am just gonna keep it facing back and no one will be the wiser.

Here is an open eyed pic of Violet. I took this one at the hospital. I tried to take some the other day, but lets just say she was feeling tempermental. ;)
Later this week I will share some swap goodies I got from a new friend, so y'all come back now, ya' hear??


Carrie said...

I can't wait to see your laundry room! I love all your thrifty finds :)


Jen~ Lipstick and Laundry said...

Love Love Love that green ironing board... I think your laundry room will be so sweet and fun! But I KNOW that lil girl IS sweet and fun!

Rachel said...

Can't wait to see your laundry room!! How do you have the energy with a new baby!?!?! She is sooooooo stinking cute!!! Congrats!!!

Jill said...

oooh! can't wait to see!! and oh goodness...baby Violet is just beautiful!!!

Heather at Blessed Little Nest said...

violet is so precious! and i love the idea of painting your laundry room a super soft pink. i think it would look great with the green.

Jill said...

Violet is so beautiful! Congratulations. Best wishes with your projects. :-)

Amy R. said...

Great picture of Violet! I love the green ironing board and I think it would look good with the pink color. As for listing the house, it might not be the most popular color for buyers, but it depends on how long you will be there...

~The Robin's Nest~ said...

Wow Elise, Violet Renn is beautiful~Congratulations to your whole family (Yes, I know I'm always a little late to the party!)

Take care and don't overdo it~♥

Jamie said...

Your laundry room redo sounds wonderful! I can't wait to see how it all turns out.
I love the picture of Violet, she is such a beautiful baby!