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September 14, 2013

Grocery List On A Roll

Grocery List On A Roll ~ Literally a Grocery List on a Roll made with everyday stuff ~ and the roll lasts forever ! #organizing #grocerylist

It was time for a proper Grocery List !

Grocery List On A Roll ~ literally !  DIY with everyday stuff !   #crafts #organizing #grocerylist #diy via:withablast.blogspot.com

Because .... I am tired of scenes like the above pic !  The rule in our house is, when you finish an ingredient or any other thing which we run out of, is to leave the empty container {or in some cases, the almost finished product} on a specific counter.

I am "supposed" to check these every day, write it on my list for the day, or the week, and throw away the empties ... yeah, that's not happening most of the time.  I tend to SEE the containers, but choose to ignore them for as long as possible ---- and after a day or two, we have clutter - plain and simple!

So, finally I made something which should last a while {it is quite a long roll of cashier's slip!}

Grocery List On A Roll ~ literally !  DIY with everyday stuff !   #crafts #organizing #grocerylist #diy via:withablast.blogspot.com

This is what I have used :
- A leftover laminated flooring plank of about 350mm high
- 2 Homemade Brackets with a cut-out in each for the plastic black roller shaft {already attached}
- A Flower embellishment and a small piece of ribbon  {width of the plank}
- Roll of cashier's paper
- Marker
- A Cutting strip - already attached - see below what we have used

Grocery List On A Roll ~ literally !  DIY with everyday stuff !   #crafts #organizing #grocerylist #diy via:withablast.blogspot.com

A closer look - we used a double strip of .....

Grocery List On A Roll ~ literally !  DIY with everyday stuff !   #crafts #organizing #grocerylist #diy via:withablast.blogspot.com

That's right !  The cutting strip thingy which is made of metal and found on baking paper boxes .. works perfectly {Roy's flashbulb moment of the day !}

Grocery List On A Roll ~ Literally a Grocery List on a Roll made with everyday stuff ~ and the roll lasts forever ! #organizing #grocerylist

And - in it's new spot where everyone hopefully would use the marker {on top of the paper roll} and write down whatever is finished instead of leaving the empty container. When ready for the stores, whoever goes, only need to tear off the written piece.
Grocery List On A Roll ~ Literally a Grocery List on a Roll made with everyday stuff ~ and the roll lasts forever ! #organizing #grocerylist

14 comments:

  1. Oh I love this project Linda! Love that you used that metal strip from something you were about to throw away too. Pinning this one because I could sure use on of these!

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  2. This is too adorable! Such a neat idea!

    Sharon
    Make It Or Fix It Yourself

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  3. GENIUS! I love this idea! We could really use one of these!

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  4. That is BRILLIANT!!! I'm so making one and Roy, I may just be a little in love with you today blooming brilliant idea from both of you!!!

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  5. Super idea!! I look forward to seeing you at My Dream Canvas. Have a great week.

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  6. What a neat idea, Linda! And yay for Roy thinking to use the metal tear-off thingy :)

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  7. I love this idea and love that you reused the teeth from the saran wrap. I use a white board on the fridge for my list and then take a picture with my phone. I really like this idea because you could easily write personal messages and hide them in lunches. Stopping by from 36th Ave.

    Angela
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  8. Brilliant!! Thanks foe sharing ;)

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  9. This is SO smart Linda! LOL That is a great way to reuse those cutting blades and is super useful. We need that around here! Thanks so much for sharing this with me at Bewitch Me & Titi! Hope to have you back with more amazing shares! Hope you are having a marvellous week!!!

    XOXO
    Cami @ TitiCrafty.com

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  10. I love this idea!! When I saw the picture, I just had to stop by. It never fails that the one thing you really need isn't there when you need it...
    I linked over from the Homemade by You Party where I am participating too with Spooky Spider Card and would love it if you'd stop by.
    Hugs, Antonella :-)

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  11. This is such a great idea!! I am forever wishing my paper was just a bit longer so I could write more on it!

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  12. Love this Linda, one of these would be great in the studio too!

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