Friday, February 6, 2009

To Do Lists With Style

Ambiance (finding beauty everyday)

I always have a to do list sitting on my kitchen counter. I generally make a list each morning as I drink my coffee of the things I'd like to accomplish that day, then as things come up throughout the day, I add them to my list. Best of all, I get to cross off all the things I've done. What a feeling of accomplishment!! These lists are written on scratch paper, usually re-using the back of something the kids used for school. Last week, while shopping at Ross, I came across this beautiful set of Laura Ashley notepads. They came with a bright colored holder. Twelve pads, each with a month of the year written on a beautiful Laura Ashley pattern, 40 pages in each, and a magnet on the back. Now my to do list adds a bit of style, beauty and color to my day.

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Teresa said...

I'm always looking for cute little ways to hide or display notes etc. Thanks for sharing-

Amanda said...

I am a list maker at heart also!

I wanted to say that I was using that same template (love it!) until yesterday! LOL Isn't Lena great!

Fifi Flowers said...

Life is about making lists!
ENJOY your day!

PAT said...

I'm an avid supporter of making lists!

Some of my notes are on pretty paper, but most of the time, I scratch a note on a paper bag or the back of an envelope. It seems the pretty papers are always in the place where I'm not, when I need to make a note.

I make lists for everything...right down to trip itineraries.

Messy Jessy said...

I love things with the months on them!
Cool find. Thanks for sharing.

Elizabeth G. said...

That's very lovely. I love Laura Ashley home accents!

Have you ever smelled Laura Ashley perfume?!

Darlene said...

I love this idea!

Jenny said...

I like to use a pretty little spiral notebook. Then, when I am having a cruddy day, I can look back and see all that I have accomplished in the previous days.

I haven't been good about using my lists for over a year. It is my goal this year to get back to it as it really helps keep me motivated. besides that, it helps conserve the little gray cells for other more important things than "do Tim's laundry".

Melissa @ The Inspired Room said...

I really love the idea of having a pretty notepad for your to do list and keeping it on the counter. I tend to grab whatever paper I can find, which is likely the back of a school paper or envelope. If I had a pretty notepad on the counter I would be so happy. No more lost notes and so much classier than scraps of paper!!

Happy day,