Sunday, January 9, 2011

Boxes and Monday's Messages

Boxes and more boxes. 
There is some organizing 
going on at my house. 
Two down - 14 to go ...
 Love these boxes from IKEA.
Hope my fingertips hold up
until they're all put together!
 Why you ask? Well - see this door?
It is directly behind my office chair. 
And it is my best kept secret.
It is a walk-in linen closet.
It is a MESS!
And no - I am not going to show 
you just how bad until AFTER it 
is organized. And I don't think I'll
get it finished today - so it will have
to be another post. 
But trust me. It's bad. 


We have a Monday's Message for all the 
Sorority Sisters!

Sharon over at Faith, Hope & Cherrytea is doing a Tea Cup Trade! How fun does that sound? Go check it out!
(I love her blog name. What a cute play on words.)

So that's it for now! 
I am trying to get lots done before I take off for my FUN short week in AZ! WHOO HOO!!




The French Bear said...

Have fun, I just know you two will have lots of laughs and tons of creating, shopping and not necessarily in that order!!!
Thanks for the tip on the tea cups!
Margaret B

janis said...

ohhh! Love those boxes! I am about to try to get organized too. My girls just left to get back to college, Hubby has to go on a business trip tomorrow. A day of cleaning & organization for me♥

Heather said...

I, too, am starting to reorganize stuff. I haven't started with Mom's things yet though. I am not ready for that yet. I am starting with my stuff. I hope you have a great time on your mini vacation! Have a great time!!!!

Theresa said...

I sure wish Arizona wasn't so far, sounds like loads of fun! We ALL have an area that the DOOR STAYS closed:) You inspire me and I can't wait to see how it turns out with all of those cute boxes!

Enjoy your evening sweet friend! Love you, ME!

Sew Loquacious Angela said...

Good luck! Those boxes are great!

Blondie's Journal said...

I can't wait to see how you organize this space...I am always looking for good ideas. The boxes look great.

Have fun in AZ and tell everyone I said Hi!


Lori Katies Rose Cottage said...

Ohhhh Karen ~
Your little dog is soooo darn cute !
We have two Shih Tzus and I adore them !
I have a closet like that too ~ well probably
3 closets that I have to tackle ~ I really was going
to take pictures but I am not sure either ~
they are disasters !! Literally they fall at you when
I open the doors!


Dawn said...

I for one can't wait to see behind that door, both the before and after!

CHERI said...

OK, I have to ask...where are you going to put all your linens now??? I'd love to do the same thing to my linen closet but no place else to put the sheets and blankets!

Mary Ellen said...

Oh those boxes look great!! I wish I only had one closet that needed organizing!! I haven't really had the time to organize any of the closets in this house- we moved here 3 years ago and things just keep getting shoved in another closet- I do keep the guest room closets neat but even they have overflow clothes and such- really do need an organization intervention!!

bee blessed

A Vintage Chic said...

Good for you, Karen! I've got to follow your example and get organized this year--and I'm not showing anybody my closets, either!

Hoping your weekend was wonderful!


Lululiz said...

Hey, don't stress over one little messy closet At the moment, every room in our house feels like that, lol.
I have a whole lot of boxes similar to yours on my shelves, with lots of different treasures inside. Love my boxes.

Barb~Bella Vista said...

We aren't going to talk about closets around here! Yikes and good grief....our walk in master closet is beyond help. Ha.

Have a grand week, sweet girl.

Hugs, Barb ♥

The Pleasures of Homemaking said...

I love IKEA for organizing stuff! Although putting things together gets to be tiresome after a while! Can't wait to see how you've organized your linen closet. I've been working on mine too!


Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

Hi Karen! Seems like I haven't "seen" you for a while...hope all is well on your end!

Faith Hope Cherrytea ~ said...

thx, Karen, for the lovely mention!
teacup exchange

Francie...The Scented Cottage Studio said...

sigh, I SO WANT to be organized...but it is wishful thinking with me.
I'm having a great give away tooo, hope ya'll will stop by.

Nancy said...

I Love those Boxes!! I have been an Organizing Nut recently, and I just love the finished product!! Have a wonderful time in AZ!!
Huggs, Nancy

Liz said...

Oh! I so need a walk in closet! :)

Loved lunch today. I'm so glad we got to spend some time together! :)

Enjoy the rest of your weekend!