I had a traditional soap dish, but its outer coating flaked off and it left stains on my white tub. I can’t have that.
So, I threw it away, and kept my eye out for a newer and better soap dish. I never found one.
Then one day while I was hanging out in my bathroom trying to solve the soap dilemma, I had a vision of a farmhouse washstand with a dark wood base made even lovelier by the contrast of a shiny white bowl and pitcher.
And in the flash of a lightbulb moment, I remembered the $2.00 Southern Living bowl mom bought me at Goodwill (just because).
I ran to the kitchen and pulled that lone white bowl out of the stack of my everyday gold bowls.
I bet those of you who are like me are picturing a stack of bowls with one mismatched bowl sticking out like a sore thumb. Someone might as well drag their fingernails across a chalkboard. Am I right?
I brought the bowl into the bathroom and placed a fresh bar of soap in it. What was once a mismatched, no where to really use it bowl has found it’s purpose. And I love it.
It’s so rewarding to find new uses for old things.
See you in class,
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