I also need a place to put my stock and supplies for creating.
It doesn't bother me that the basement isn't pristine. Even when I spend two weeks cleaning and organizing it, it doesn't look clean.
But that's okay. I can deal. I know that many of you won't appreciate my "clean" basement. You will think it looks cluttered. And messy.
It would bother you. But I can live with it.
I do find that I am not quite so content with my laundry room. It's not pretty. I really wish it was. In my dreams I have a laundry room designed by Sarah Richardson - like this, or this. If I had one of those I would never leave anything out on the counter. I would never leave my clean clothes in the basket for three
I'm not greedy. If I was greedy I would want this laundry room.
(can you hear the heavenly choirs singing?) If this were my laundry room I would be tempted to feel "holier than thou" as my mother calls it.
So I practice my humility daily in this laundry room instead.
It is ugly. It gets messed up easily. The laundry chute drops clothes right in the middle of the floor. So while I don't have a bunch of dirty laundry hanging out in my bedrooms or bathrooms, the laundry room floor has lots of laundry in it. I try to put a basket under where the shoot drops the laundry, but it often gets kicked out of the way.
Someday - probably next January - I'm going to make my basement look better.
I have some ideas. Several actually. But I'm going to keep them under the belt. My little secret.
I'm accepting ideas. I want to know what you think. All suggestions must have an aspect of frugality. Because I'm
I've got a few months to figure it out. Until then...
Make something wonderful today!
I think we'll party here this week:
The Chicken Chick
Serendipity and Spice
Cedar Hill Ranch