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July 4th Home Decor

I do seasonal decorating around here. I am sort of undecided about home decor ideas- most things I really want to do require major renovations and a large budget. Instead, I do some smaller things to try to brighten things up around here. Seasonal decor fits in well with my “undecided look.” I leave my patriotic decor up from late May to early September; it covers Memorial Day to July 4th. Then comes fall, which seems too…

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Merida Doll Dress Pattern and Tutorial

At our recent trip to the thrift store to get bunny ears, we also picked up a few other things. One of them was a Merida doll. My 3yo LOVES that movie! (Honestly, I have never even seen the whole thing. If the kids are glued to the TV, I am busy getting something done. Like sewing.) Normally, I would not buy a doll with curly hair, but it was only $1.50 and in great…

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Washi Tape Tips

Hello! I am sad to say that it is the last day of washi week, but we do have a great topic: washi tape tips! Today you will read about the key tips to buying and using washi tape. To buy washi tape, you need to know where to buy it. I highly recommend Michaels craft stores.  They have a wide variety of washi tape. Depending on how much you want, there are many different…

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Washi Tape Organization

My daughter has decided that she hates blogging today, so I am going to finish the post for her. It is all about getting organized with washi tape. Washi tape can help to get things organized in a fun, cute way. My mom made her own tabs in journals to create sections by folding a little washi tape on the edge of the page. My mom also uses washi tape in her planner, and I use…

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Washi Tape Fun

(Washi Week 2017 is a blog series by Halley, my 13yo daughter.) Hello there! Welcome to day three of washi week, and today’s topic, washi tape fun!  I apologize that this is a day late a storm knocked out our internet:( There are so many fun things to do with washi tape. It doesn’t have to serve a purpose. As long as it’s cute, it is worth making! These are American Girl doll-sized folders and…

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Washi Tape School Supplies

Hello! It’s me again. I’m back for day two of Washi Week, and today’s topic is school supplies! So, whether it’s pencils, notebooks, binder clips, scissors, or just a strip along a binder, it’s bound to be cute with washi tape on it. (If you haven’t read yesterday’s, you can click HERE to read it.) Here are some of the pencils I made. They look cute, don’t they?! All I did was use a strip…

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Washi Tape Cards

Hi! I’m Halley, and I’m here for Washi Week. Since I know many people have absolutely no idea what washi tape is, let me explain: washi tape is decorative paper tape that comes in SO many different sizes and prints, and you can do just about anything with it. I am basically the expert of washi tape in the family. I can’t tell you how much I love this stuff. I may or may not…

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Washi Week 2017

My 13yo LOVES LOVES LOOOOOOVES washi tape! She has quite the collection! It comes in so many cute colors and designs! A lot of people have never even heard of washi tape and they don’t know what to do with it. Well, she uses it quite a bit, so I thought we could dedicate an entire week on the blog to washi tape crafts. I am letting her do some guest posting to keep her…

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