5 Minute Labels

 Sometimes you just need something quick and to the point. I found these simple black and white labels on the internet, printed them out on plain paper and then wrote instructions on them.

I used solid card stock to back them up and rounded the corners on both.

Then I stuck them together with double sided tape and punched a hole in the top.

And hung them from a basket for Zachary

and one for Emilee.

These baskets were being used in Adam’s room before he moved out, now they fit perfectly on the dryer holding Emilee and Zachary’s clothes until they put them away.

I didn’t like the way the “dryer sheet” label looked on the jar so I made something different. First I traced the outline of the lid on a solid piece of paper, cut it out and used double sided tape to stick it to the jar lid.

Then I wrote dryer sheets on the top and drew some swirlies around it.

Now it sits on the washer with my little stool (so I can reach the high shelves) and a little frame.

When there’s not time or money for elaborate labeling, just make it simple and to the point. Do you think my kids will get the message?

I’m linking to:

Feature Yourself Friday at Fingerprints on the Fridge

Friday Fun Finds at Kojo Designs

Saturday Nite Special at Funky Junk Interiors

Weekend Wrap Up Party at Tatertots and Jello

Sundae Scoop at I Heart Naptime

Metamorphosis Monday at Between Naps On The Porch

Motivate Me Monday at Keeping It Simple

Craftastic Monday at Sew Can Do

Get Your Craft On Tuesday at Today’s Creative Blog

Whatever Goes Wednesday at Someday Crafts

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{ 11 comments… add one }
  • Sassy Sites September 9, 2010, 10:13 pm

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  • Jenny September 10, 2010, 4:21 am

    You have some great ideas here! I love organizing things in cute and creative ways in our home.

  • Chantel September 10, 2010, 2:54 pm

    Those labels look great!

  • Kim@cheapchichome September 12, 2010, 10:58 am

    They are very cute, I’d use them for gift tags, too :).

  • Julienne September 13, 2010, 12:01 am

    …and what a lovely way to give them the message! Who could refuse?!!

  • Handy Man, Crafty Woman September 13, 2010, 8:42 am

    Very, very cute! I have paper & scrapbook materials, so I could make some cute labels like that…thanks for the idea!

  • laurie@heavens-walk September 13, 2010, 11:27 am

    Love your labels! What a neat idea!!!! I’m going to use your creative suggestions for some labels for our homemade wine! 🙂 Thanks for sharing such a neat idea!

    xoxo laurie@heavens-walk

  • Lisa September 13, 2010, 5:53 pm

    Your labels are so cute! I love them. You are so right about keeping it simple. I will definitely try these!!

  • denisemarie September 13, 2010, 7:31 pm

    Cuteness!! Honey..I’m not sure even your cute labels would motivate my 2 pre-teen boys. lol

  • Donene Jones September 13, 2010, 7:52 pm

    I love your organization ideas!
    I have a big request for all of you bloggers out there, I am in a contest for one of the posts I did on losing some weight. I just really need to have your vote because I would love to win this contest! All you need to do is go to the link I will put below and first become a fan or push the like button and then go to the right column and under the 14 pictures, click on my picture and make a comment that you vote for me! I know the power of blogland is big, so can you please vote! I would so, so, appreciate it!!!

  • Brooke September 30, 2010, 12:30 pm

    Where did you find these super cute labels?

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