Monday, November 4, 2013

Blue Monday - Container Store Blue

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I wanted a tray that would hold my medicines--pill bottles and such--inside a kitchen drawer. Johnny and I checked both Walmart and Target and neither had what I wanted. Last March, a Container Store opened within a half hour drive, so we decided to pay them a visit. I am here to report that WOW! what a delightful place to find just exactly what you want!

In honor of the store's color--Blue--I shot these pictures in my Blue guest room. The headboard is Blue. The comforter is Blue, and there are several Blue touches in the room.

I bought three colorless items: hangers with clips, the "medicine" tray, and a small tray in which to keep my makeup.

Of course, they had plenty of Blue items, and we took a couple of shots to show you. Here are some Blue buckets.

Here's some Blue rolling carts.

I found this picture of Blue hangers online. However, we did see a similar display in the store.

Even silver polish is found in Blue bottles!

Have you ever heard of or shopped at The Container Store? If you'd like to shop online, click here.

Please note: This is my opinion; I did not get paid!


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SwedishCorner ~ DownUnder...Pernilla said...

Happy Blue Monday, Sally! Thanks for the party :) .. oh my, lots of wonderful blue in your post today - got my blue fix for the week :D Spring greetings from Australia♥ ~Pernilla

Annesphamily said...

Hi Sally! The Container Store has just about anything a girl would need to get organized! Love the blues. Mine are sad but I had to share. Hugs to you friend. have a great week!

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

I could spend so much money in the Container Store! They sell so many good organizers. I'm glad you found what you were looking for there, Sally. Happy November and Blue Monday!

Unknown said...

Hello Blue Monday! I missed you all! :)

Karen said...

Ohhhhh, I am a container nut! Hubbers says I have too many containers. Well, little does he know- you can never have too many containers!

Lina Gustina said...

Nice to find the store that offers useful products we're looking for.
If they open a branch here, I'll make a visit :)

Chubby Chieque said...

What i need are those hangers...

Beautiful shots, Sally.

Happy BLue Monday.

/CC girl

Mascha said...

Oh that's practical, such a Container Store! In Germany there is not that and you often have to look far to find things matching ... But it is always attractive to look for blue things everywhere, beautiful shots!
Happy Blue Monday :-)

Anonymous said...

the container store is right around my corner, and I LOVE it! So, every time I go with a very specific goal in mind, so I won't spend too much on what I won't use:)

Unknown said...

That`s a lot of blue.


Ok, that's it, dear Sally, just leave it without a thumbnail! I did everything perfect and picked my bluest of photos from my post and still no pic on the party, lol! I have a very BLUE post and I'm so happy to be joining your great theme party. Thank you so much for hosting and have a blessed week ahead.


Oh, I forgot to say I love that store! When I'm in Florida I always walk in there to see what's new and buy some not so big things. Love all the blue in it.

Anni said...

I've never heard of the Container Store, but I will surely check your link now!
Happy Blue Monday, Sally!

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Happy blue to you!

Coloring Outside the Lines said...

I've never heard of this store, but it would sure be nice to have an alternative to Wally World for storage items.

Jeanne said...

Good morning Sally, I would love to go to one of those container stores. I will have to visit them on line though. On the other hand, we are in Florida for a few days. Maybe there is one in Jacksonville. I am looking for some containers to organize under the cabinets in the bathrooms. Blue is always a good color isn't it?

Happy Blue Monday
Love, Jeanne

Little Wandering Wren said...

I'm a sucker for these types of stores, great for the soul having a day getting organised!
Thanks for hosting!
Wren x

carol l mckenna said...

Oh so many blue delights for HBM ~ sacred ordinary treasures in blue ~ carol, xx

Jim said...

I like their blue bags.

Neesie said...

Oh my...I need to visit that store.
It looks amazing and imagine being able to get organised!
Lots of lovely blues ;D
Thanks for hosting's always such fun!

Gerald (SK14) said...

what a lot of blue things they do have PS sorry I didn't have time to comment just after posting my links but I had to get off out shopping.

Melbourne Australia Photos said...

We have similar shops here in Melbourne too, Sally. Like all your blues.
Thanks for hosting.

Mascha said...

Blue Monday I will no longer participate in the future.
I'm embarrassed to be always reminded of comments. And I had long since written hours ago :-(

Debbie-Dabble Blog and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Sally, Thanks for hosting!! I hope you like those blue poinsettias!!


Maria said...

Happy Blue Monday Sally. This store has a very appropriate tag line. I like the shade of blue for their paper bag!

Jenny said...

We don't have a Container Store, which may be a good thing since I can lose myself on the hanger aisle at Walmart!
Big Family Small Farm

Anonymous said...

I need to visit this store, happy Monday :)

Hazel said...

I've never been to a container store. Stores like this help people organize things. The hangers look splendid in the racks. I like the buckets.

Hi Sally, I encountered a technical problem after linking up so it took me hours to leave a comment. I do intend to comment as usual. Thanks for hosting and have a happy week ahead.


Ann said...

I think the Container Store has a real theme going on here. Blue seems to be a calming color for a bedroom--like what you have done in your guest room.

Deborah Kay at The Paint Splash said...

I love wandering through container stores. So many ideas to help get organized!

LindyLouMac said...

Good to be here for Blue Monday, will visit as many other participants as time allows. What a fascinating shop.

LadyD Piano said...

Great store and I love your blues. Their organization inspires me. So glad you found the item you needed!

Loui♥ said...

Yes.. I've shopped at the container store..
nice selections..
excellent blues!
hugs.. Loui♥

Joy@aVintageGreen said...

Happy Blue Monday Sally. I changed a blue lamp to antique white but I didn't change the lavender or the blue glass jar holding the bouquet. Thanks for hosting. Have a great week. I haven't seen a Container store before so I learned something new today.

Leovi said...

Nice pictures of blue! Greetings!

Ileana said...

Hi Sally! I am happy to be here for Blue Monday and se all these wonderful photos .
Happy Blue Monday!

joyh82 said...

Hi Sally! We have tons of medications that we all take too. With asthma and arthritis plus allergies. We have to get them organized too. Love the rolling carts! Have a great week :)

Denise @ secondtimearoundfinds said...

Sally The Container Store sounds like an interesting place.
Thanks for hosting.

Hannah said...

Lots of blue containers, who could ask for anything more? Thanks for hosting.

The Quintessential Magpie said...

I have never been, but it looks like fun!

I almost joined you for Blue Monday this week but was stricken by a sick headache. Thankfully it is better now. I posted, but I couldn't make the rounds so did not hook up. I will hopefully be able to pla y again soon.

Love you,


Along These Lines ... said...

Aren't all Monday's blue?