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My Grape Koolaid Rugs :(

March 6th, 2011 at 05:53 pm

My upstairs bathroom has a nice fresh spring theme. The walls are a spring green, shower curtain is white, spring green and lavender. All of the accesories are lavender, rugs, toothbrush holder etc. It's super cute and probably my favorite color scheme in the house. So DH was cleaning the bathroom while I took a nap (ok that makes me sound like a jerk already). I got up from my nap and went into the bathroom and the rugs went from lavender to grape koolaid while I took a nap. Frown Apparently he washed the lavender rugs with the black rugs from the second bathroom.....the black rugs had never been washed as we just remodeled that bathroom about 6 months ago, and we never use it. So blah. I am super bummed out and we got in a fight about it, I was way more irritated then I should have been. The rugs were a house warming gift from a friend and had been purchased at Kohls, but I know they no longer have that color because I had checked before and was told it was clearanced out a few years ago. I went to Target and the only purple they had was a Royal Purple. My Mom suggested I go look at Walmart, so I will try there too, but it's not looking good. And I know from buying the black rugs they are expensive...I got those on a great sale and it was still like $50. Anyways I guess I am more sad at the way I handled it then at the actual rug situation. I should have sad, "Oh dang, it was an accident, thanks for cleaning the bathroom" Instead of "Awwwwww......and it doesn't look like you swept the floor?!" Well you live and learn. I apologized to DH and am gonna work hard to not over react next time.

4 Responses to “My Grape Koolaid Rugs :(”

  1. CB in the City Says:

    Well, kudos to you for knowing when you made a mistake and apologizing. Some people can't do that.

  2. Looking Forward Says:

    That's a bummer both ways. Ruined rugs and sad hubby. I feel your pain, I've been there too.

  3. LittleMsMom Says:

    Have you tried ebay or amazon for the rugs. I lucked out and was able to find a New with Tags item that was no longer available in store that way. Plus since the person was selling it because it did not work for them it was cheaper than what current styles cost.

    Good Luck.

  4. Mary Says:

    Try the JC Penney catalog. They carry tons of colors that they might not have in the store. Good luck!

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