Tuesday, November 17, 2009

I'll MAC it fit!!!!

Since moving into the new little bungalow, I've been really challenged with making the best use of the little storage space I have. In saying that, my obsession with MAC eye shadows and makeup in general was becoming quite a problem. Quit buying them you say? YEAH RIGHT!! I mean everyday when I would go to get ready I would have to deal with this nonsense!



So yesterday while sifting thru my makeup, I happened to notice the unused space on the back of the door. That's some prime real estate I thought! I can make use of that!!




So off to Home Depot I went. I found these squares of galvanized roof flashing already cut in 6x7 inch squares. I bought 4 for each door and secured them with this miracle adhesive called lightning bond. This stuff is sooo easy to use and works in seconds.

Next, I found this roll of magnets that you can cut to any size. It has a peel and stick back on it so it made it really easy to attach to all my eye shadows.






Here's the finished product!! I lOVE it!! I did both doors and now all 63 (yes 63) of my eye shadows are verrry happy to have a home :)

9 comments:

  1. Dorie,
    I think that is one of the most clever things I have ever seen. Seriously, you don't have to dig for the color...which waste time.
    You had an Einstein moment woman.
    Brilliant.
    Lee

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  2. That is the greatest make up idea EVER! I love the way they look all lined up. Well done.

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  3. I don't want to hear of any complaints about an "economic recession" from MAC. Doesn't look like they're hard up for eye shadow sales. Great idea, Dorie!

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  4. Impressive!! I have one mac eye shadow. Now which of us has the problem?

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  5. DORIS!!
    GENIUS!!!!!!
    LOVE IT!
    SMART. SO SMART.
    now can we talk about your
    issues? 63 and counting?
    xo
    j

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  6. Sister, that is unbelievable! You should seriously be on a tv show with all of your creativity.

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  7. this is brilliant!
    next crafting project for sure!
    what is the black border around the metal plates?

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  8. This is pure genius!!! I LOVE IT. I'm a makeup addict and love things like this. Happy Monday.

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