This next picture should explain much better just why it should help me remember when it's time to change out my contacts.
I took one of those magnetic plastic picture frames that I already owned and found a free yearly calendar online. I printed the calendar to the size of the frame (mine was 4x6).
|(Please excuse the horrible, night time picture)|
***Update #1*** When I originally tested the dry erase marker on the plastic frame, it wiped off easily with a tissue. However, after using it for about a month now, it's not wiping off with a tissue anymore. A quick fix? Rubbing alcohol! Just dab some rubbing alcohol on the tissue and it will wipe right off.
For some reason, the magnet on the frame wasn't strong enough to hold onto the back of the medicine cabinet door (this was before I added the marker. It worked just fine where I was using it previously - weird). So, I had to hotglue a ton of the small, round magnets on the back.
***Update #2*** After using the hot glue to add the extra magnets, I discovered that the hot glue (since it goes on thick) made the height of the magnets un-even. I ended up taking them all off and used superglue instead. This worked out way better!
I added washi tape to the top and bottom to add a bit of color. Then, cut the calendar to size and slid it inside the frame. Easy peasy!
You just have to make sure that the frame will clear any of the shelves or items on the shelves. Otherwise, when you try closing the door, it won't stay shut. I had to rearrange a couple of things on the bottom shelf, but it wasn't a big deal.
Since the calendar is pretty small, I just mark a black dot on the date that I change my contacts. So far, this is making it much easier for me to keep track.
Originally posted by Adventures in DIY
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