Seize the Ad

Our little laundry room makeover is almost complete and we can’t wait to let you all take a peak.  We are just waiting on a few final details to come together and paint to dry.  I had a small, white frame from Ikea that I wanted to set on the back of the toilet paired with a vase.  However, I thought a photo in the frame would be a little weird on the back of the toilet–like, “we’re wattcchhhinnnggg youuu.”  So, I set out to find something else to frame.  Enter my Elle Decor that arrived yesterday:

I took the mat out of the frame I had so I could better visualize the different ads and pictures as they would look framed.  Suddenly I was overwhelmed by all of the possible pages I could fill my white frame with:

Although, I could have easily framed every page in the magazine–some serious eye candy in there–I only had one frame.  And that’s how this ad:

got in this little frame:


  • Reply December 31, 2012

    Andrea Hernandez

    I’m likin it Jules. Remember when I framed Vogue ads for our bathroom in Rexburg?

  • Reply December 31, 2012

    Elisa @ The Self Life

    Very clever indeed! I’ve got a few frames I could totally fill this way…

  • Reply December 31, 2012

    Lexy @ The Proper Pinwheel

    Oh! You are too clever!

  • Reply December 31, 2012

    Raeann Patton don’t be surprised if i steal this idea! ;)

  • Reply December 31, 2012

    Chris loves Julia

    It’s what this whole blogging thing is about, right? Would love to see pics when you’re done!

  • Reply December 31, 2012

    Rosita Designs don’t be surprised if i steal this idea!

  • Reply December 31, 2012


    Great idea!

  • Reply December 31, 2012


    such a cute idea.

  • Reply October 16, 2012


    I absolutely love this idea! Thank you!

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