Wednesday, December 30, 2009

laundry room door

This is the door to our laundry room. Yes, that's a cat-shaped hole in the door, so our kitties can access their litter box. (Sorry I couldn't get the cats to show the door in action. I'll keep the camera at the ready.)

I drew the silhouette on the door, a friend cut out the shape with a jig-saw, sprayed insulation foam into the hollow door and let that dry. Then I covered the cut edge in papier mache, primed and painted it. (I have the same sort of hole our bedroom door.) I like to think of our house as an artist's house---not a cluttered, eclectric, collector's home--ya know?

I updated my website with the classes and workshops I'm teaching next year...(Sorry, no papier mache door coverings included.)

7 comments:

  1. So funny. What a great idea!

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  2. So how fun is that!! I love it.

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  3. This is the coolest thing I've ever seen!

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  4. Oh, I just love it! Makes me think about those holes that cartoon characters make when they run through walls or drop through the floor. So much fun.

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  5. love it Jane.......very whistful!

    Happy New Year to you!

    xo

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  6. That is just too cool for words!

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  7. Hi. I copied this from you - I hope you don't mind. I first saw your blog through a link on Barbara Finwall's blog. I put mine on a cupboard door in the laundry room in a house we're remodeling. Cats (2 somali males) haven't tried it yet as we haven't moved in, but they've started sniffing around. Everyone whose seen it loves it and I credit the design to you.

    Thanks for your wonderful creativity - I'm in awe of your multiple talents and your output. How do you do it all?

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