Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Mama says: Wash Your Hands.

As I was getting ready for work this morning,
I looked over at the pictures hanging next to the bathroom sink and thought;
'I can do better.  I have an idea.'
Thus, 'Wash Your Hands, Brush Your Teeth' was born.


Remember this?
This was the original picture thingy I had up for a year or so.
Time for a change.  It's just an old display rack that I bought at an antique show for $2.00
I took it down, took my pics off. Out with the old. In with the older.



I googled "vintage bathroom ads' and 'retro soap ads" to get my images.
I just typed and printed out the little signs on my computer.

I glued the images to throw away cardboard, then cut them out.
 I laminated them so they can stand up to moisture in the bathroom.

I took a piece of burlap ribbon and just tied it to the ends of the wire rack.
Then I hot glued the retro pics and signs to the wire.
 (only needed a small bit of glue and dried super fast.)


I was able to hang it right up.  Seriously the fastest little project ever.


Since I remind the kids to wash their hands and
brush their teeth on a constant basis.....
I figure a little non direct creative help couldn't hurt.

I love the Audrey Hepburn look-a-like
& the gal pointing straight at cha' to get you to brush your teeth.
(Remember MAD TV's Subliminal Man?!)

G'night!
May your breath be minty fresh.

xo Jeanne.



3 comments:

  1. Love this idea and the contrast between the burlap and metal display rack.
    I still get teased for my constant nagging about washing hands from when my boys were younger.

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  2. I love how you incorporate these little sayings in your bathroom. I am constantly telling my daughter to wash her hands and brush her teeth...I have to throw brush your hair in there as well :)

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