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1.08.2009

Bathroom Basket Signs... Check!

Just call me Little Miss Progress this week! Tonight I finished up the signs for our bathroom baskets. I wanted a little something beside the basket to let people to know that the stuff inside was supposed to be used... in case they were unfamiliar with the whole idea. I bought the baskets, which are actually a photo box and an accessory tray, back in May. My Mom and I have been accumulating some stuff to put inside them here and there whenever we see a good deal, but we don't have a whole lot just yet. I decided to do a little mock-up of what the baskets would look like in action. Here they are (with some random stuff from my cabinets... the actual wedding baskets would be much more full!) :



And here is a close-up of the ladies' basket sign:


The pictures are hard to see, but the little poem I used for the ladies' sign reads:

We're so happy you're here to share our special day,
But should something happen to go astray,
Please help yourself to the contents within,
Hairspray, hand lotion and even aspirin!
Use what you need and leave the rest,
It may be useful to another guest.
So repair the damage that may have been done,
Then hurry on back and join the fun!

Compliments of the Newlyweds


And the mens' sign reads:

If you've stained your tie, your hair is out of place,
You've got bad breath or whatever the case,
We've put together a basket to help you along,
Now hurry back out before you miss the next song!

Compliments of the Newlyweds


I used the same fonts that I used in our programs, so there will hopefully be a cohesive feeling to everything. I found some variations of these poems in a lot of different places online, and then just adapted some of the words to be more "us." These little signs cost me about $7 to make both of them, but I feel like they add so much more to just a plain ol' basket full of stuff!

14 comments:

Gracie Beth said...

That is such a smart and cute idea!

Dana said...

I really like these. My mom has been insiting on doing something in the bathrooms for the wedding. I pretty much know what to put in the ladies basket, but what all are you putting in the men's? Since we are using a place that does not have staff there during the event, we are going to make 1 additional basket for each bathroom with additional toliet paper in it. You never know what might happen.I was wondering if I could use your cute sayings? Can I link you in one of my post to talk about these baskets?

Dana said...

By the way you are making me feel very behind.

Jenny.Lee said...

These look great! You are so crafty!

Sarah said...

So cute!!! And creative! Your guests will love them!!!

Mrs. McB said...

They turned out very cute!

Once A Bride said...

Great idea!

My Dream Ring said...

WOWZA! What a smart idea, I love it!

Lis said...

I am in love with these! What a great idea!!

LauraAnn said...

Love your idea! The sign is a nice touch because there are a lot of times people probably wonder if that is there for them. Great job!

Silvia said...

I agree with DANA, lol. You are getting so much done while I am here reading your blog. Yes, I'm ashamed. I love this idea and I'm heading straight to the dollar bins at Target for all the sample items. One in each restroom would be perfect.

Alicia, Brandon and Reagan said...

My goodness, Angie! I get stressed out reading your blog! I can't believe you think about what's in the bathrooms! Good for you! I would've never gotten married if I tried to do all the things you have done...and I was engaged for 3 years!

Kim said...

Adorable! Love the signs!! It's such a nice touch in the bathrooms!

Kentucky Katie said...

So cute! I am already feeling overwhelmed! Finally made some new blog posts.