Mail Display

2 Posted by - December 29, 2011 - Home Decor

Saw this super effing cute display of mail:

And I needed somewhere to put my Christmas cards.

I don’t have a salvaged shutter that I have painted sea foam green and then distressed so it looks like I didn’t actually paint it after all, and I don’t have cute wall plaster. But I think the effect is similar.

Who knew shitty mini-blinds could perform the same function as restored vintage shutters painted in some decorator color?


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  • Brandon

    This is a pretty cool site.

    • Pintester

      Can’t say I disagree with you there.

  • Amanda

    I read most of your posts. You crack me up!

  • amanda

    lol they have a mini shutter and you have a mini blind
    close enough

  • Heather Davisson

    I think if I had to choose one word to describe this it would have to be ghettofabulous

  • Barb

    I just read every single one of these. I love you. And I can’t wait to read another!

  • BreannaDonnelly

    I mean, I admit Im laughing at every single post. But, on the other hand… Some attempts you’ve made arent even close to fair. Pepper flakes instead of glitter? Mini blinds instead of wooden shutters? I can’t say I would give it much faith either.

    • LuluB

       @BreannaDonnelly I believe that is the point of this blog. Where’s the comical value in perfectly performing every pin?

  • semisocial

    im crying right now laughing

  • Amanda

    Genius!  I am hurling myself through as many of your posts as I can, I love you!

  • ClaireHahn

    I’m laughing so hard I got a little teary. My husband looked over my shoulder and said “hey, that’s where we put our Christmas cards.”

  • Adnama

    I put mine in my mini blinds.  Facing out, to get all braggy.

  • ElizabethLeeCassels

    love it, but why the eff do you have peanut butter on your window sill…i am waiting to see what that pintest is about!! pnb as a sub for windex is surely a fail, but who knows!? Probably not as much of a fail as if you used windex for pnb. just sayin

  • DawnBarnsdale

    This is my favorite!!! I am laughing so hard right now!!

  • AmyBeauto

    I am crying from laughing so hard!

  • AKempf

    I fell in love withthis pin and HAD to do it. It took me a while to find a shutter but I did. I painted it with chalk board paint and hung it. The mail slid right through the slots and fell to the floor. I then took some scrap fabric and stapled it to the back. It WORKS and I love it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  Each slat is numbered 1-31 and i place the bill in the appropriate due date. Its not a fail   =)

  • April Koosh

    This is not safe to read at work!! I’m laughing so hard I’m crying!!! Too funny!

  • sydash2711

    Gaahh, I needed a laugh.  Thank you.

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  • kittentoes

    The peanut butter is what really makes it.


    Omg. Haha! You crack me up! The jar of peanut butter and ” regular people” lighting.

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