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.

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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.

See you in class,

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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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