Time for Measuring Tapes

I have a thing for them; don't know why, but I do. Maybe it's the even spacing, or the dashed lines, or the simple and familiar font. Clearly, I'm not alone…

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Pretty Linen Measuring Tape ribbon from Cotton Blue, found via The Long Thread.

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I've loved this birth announcement idea for a long time. Of course, it's from Martha

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Clever: a lamp made from measuring tapes. Cute for your craft room? Found on A Dress a Day.

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A gift bow made from a measuring tape? Why not? Found in Canny Belle's Etsy store. 

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Cute bangle from Cupcakes Polka Dots on Etsy.

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And lastly, for a practical use of this ubiquitous tool, mount a measuring tape on the edge of your work space. You'll never fumble for a ruler again. Oh Martha!

March 23, 2010| Decor, DIY Home, Everyday Crafts, Gifts, Jewelry and Fashion, Upcycled


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