Thursday, September 03, 2009

I Love Numbers...

Have you noticed numbers seem to be appearing on everything these days? Who would have thought that a number could make something look so pretty?  Numbers to me represent order and there is something so simplistic about them when all lined up.


Pottery Barn

I especially love the number 5. There is something graceful and whimsical about the way that it looks. 

And the number 3 is just plain fun don't you think?



I recently found the coffee mugs at TJMaxx for $4 a mug. Although I wish I had all nine mugs, I will settle for the two. Somehow I just couldn't justify spending almost $40 on mugs no matter how fun it would be to have them all. 

In this month's edition of Country Living there is a whole page set aside for items with numbers on them...


The possibilities of where to place a number really is endless. Everything from burlap bags and pillows to glasses and plates. Or how about choosing your favorite font and framing them up to hang on your wall. I know that all it would take is some stickers or stamps to make some really great things. I must be careful though, otherwise I will end up with numbers everywhere!

9 comments:

  1. Great ideas Christy! I always enjoy stopping by your blog. I leave here feeling blessed.

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  2. YES! i love numbers, too! especially those jars from Pottery Barn, and your mugs are awesome! you should check out the "Letters and Numbers" party being hosted by vintagejunky.blogspot.com next Wednesday. i think i may even participate in it. so glad you posted!

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  3. I picked up those same mugs at TJMaxx, and then put them back....but now I'm tempted again. =)

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  4. I love numbers too! But, my sweet hubby isn't as fond of them in decor, so I have to use much restraint in our home. I do have plans to include a number in a future project though, that he gets the inspiration for. I think the number graphics are so fun though, and you're right, they look good on everything!

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  5. Hi Christy! Love those mugs! How's it going with school and quietness? My kids started on Monday:)

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  6. P.S. I gave you a blog award! Go to my blog to collect it :-)

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  7. Christy! I love numbers too! Five... it's a favorite. When I was a little girl our dog started having her puppies in the backseat of our car. I named one of the puppies Five (it was the fifth born) Five... what a name for a pup! LOL

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  8. I picked up those same mugs at TJMaxx, and then put them back..
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