it’s the little things: laundry symbol chart

 

My mom used to have a key ring that was a big, gold mesh circle that sparkled as it dangled from the ignition, and I wanted one just like it.  Knowing how much I admired that key ring, my bother surprised me with one for Christmas.

Of all the gifts I received that year, it was my favorite.  Sometimes, it’s the little things that bring me the most joy.

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Like yesterday when I was browsing  PGeveryday, I literally gasped in excitement when I found this laundry symbol chart.

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I always think that I’ll remember that it’s one dot for cold or is it one dot for hot?  Anyway, I have definitely relied on having a chart handy, but the one I have has seen better days with pages curled up from moisture and the ink dripping from water spills…

It’s definitely time for a new one, but this time I wanted to make it more permanent. I didn’t have a frame, so I decided to repurpose an unused clipboard.

After glueing the chart to the clipboard, I used an empty gift card to smooth out any bubbles,

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sealed it in place with a thin coat of sealer,

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then hung it in a convenient spot next to the washing machine.

Having trouble understanding all those little laundry symbols on clothes tags?  Make Your Own Laundry Symbol Chart Art with www.mrshinesclass.com #sponsored #PGeveryday

 

Now I can use it every time I need to remember whether one dot is hot or cold.

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Simple!  And it’s such a great reference to have on hand that I wanted to share it with you.

Print your own laundry symbol chart and visit P&Geveryday’s website and Facebook page for more great home and garden tips, beauty trends and even recipes.

 

 

 

p.s.  Oh Em Gee!  I  found a picture and a site that sells my dream key ring!

whiting-davis-classic-circle-key-ring

I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls Collective and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own.

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After 17 years in an elementary classroom, Mrs. Hines retired from teaching to pursue her passions: decorating, writing and homemaking. While her formal education is in teaching, she discovered her talent for design at a young age and is a self-taught decorator. Mrs. Hines' DIY spirit has earned her appearances on the show Deals which airs on the Live Well Network. She continues to teach and inspire on her popular Lifestyle blog, Mrs. Hines' Class. Homemaking is Mrs. Hines' first love. So, when she isn't decorating or writing, you can find her at home watching television with Mr. Hines or trying to keep up with her teenaged daughter.

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Comments

  1. Donnamae says:

    Thanks for the idea! Your link didn’t work for me…but I still got there. Now…how to find an empty clip board. Enjoy your day! ;)

  2. Thanks for this…it will come in handy! xo

  3. This is great! I think I really need to pay closer attention to how to wash things instead of just separating into whites and darks!!!

    p.s.–I have that same key ring and I luv it!~~Angela

  4. Totally is the little things Sharon. I think this is a great idea! Happy 4th to you and your family. XO

  5. Thanks for introducing me to P&G everyday! I am really excited to check it out.
    Happy 4th of July, Sharon

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