Washi tape drawers

How to unboring-ize a desk organizer

Have you seen these wooden organizers at IKEA? I'm not sure if they even make them anymore - but back in my "heyday" I bought two or three thinking that at some point I would decorate them. So one day I decided to start decorating one with milk paint, and it was the longest hour of my life. And I think at the end, I had painted maybe three-quarters of a drawer based on how much paint the wood was soaking up and how unevenly I was applying it. With a craftfail in the making, I decided it would … [Read More...]

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Frames + washi tape = magic

Frames + washi tape = magic

So I have seen some really cool washi tape frames, but I've always thought about the washi tape being on a flat surface. This is the first time I've seen washi tape applied to a more ornate frame and I REALLY LIKE IT. And by that I mean, I love it … [Read More...]

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How to make a washi tape bow

How to make a washi tape bow

Just when I think I'm through gift season (all my family's birthdays are in fall/winter) something pops up and surprises me. Someone ends up graduating, Mother's Day sneaks up, or a new neighbor moves in and I want to bake cookies. Given my … [Read More...]

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Washi covered matchboxes

I'm officially the worst party planner in the world. At least by nature. I've had some good friends who have taught me the ins and outs of being a great hostess, so I've actually gotten a little bit … [Read More...]

Frames + washi tape = magic

Frames + washi tape = magic

So I have seen some really cool washi tape frames, but I've always thought about the washi tape being on a flat surface. This is the first time I've seen washi tape applied to a more ornate frame and … [Read More...]

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Make a chalkboard from any surface

I've tried clear chalkboard paint before - and it's one of the most awesome craft supplies EVER. My life changed when I discovered the stuff! I love that when it's painted on, you can't even tell it … [Read More...]

Recycle aluminum cans into washi tape flower vases

Recycled flower vases

I'm always amazed at how flowers can brighten up a room. We did a photo shoot in here the other day and had to buy flowers, and I was thinking, "why don't we buy flowers and have them in here every … [Read More...]

How to make a washi tape bow

How to make a washi tape bow

Just when I think I'm through gift season (all my family's birthdays are in fall/winter) something pops up and surprises me. Someone ends up graduating, Mother's Day sneaks up, or a new neighbor moves … [Read More...]

Washi tape coat tree

Washi tape coat tree

We have a severe closet shortage around here. There's one in the bedroom and one in the hallway - but you know what I mean - it's just never enough. Especially when you have two people in a one … [Read More...]