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Coloriffic Finds

Whether you are:


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celebrating with friends…

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in need of some refreshments…

diy soda pop

or taking a breather…

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craving for even more pops of color?

free leaf pattern isly

or screaming for some ice cream…


thinking of a picnic, perhaps?


or have some serious crafting business on your mind…


… Hope your weekend is as fun and colorful as these clickage goodies!

Pingg invites by Lisa Rupp

Free printable poster

DIY soda pop escort cards

Free clock screen saver, designed by Apple’s own Alan Dye

Leaf pattern downloads

Alphabet paper cups: Buy or yup, DIY!


April 23, 2010   8 Comments

DIY Place Card Rocks

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Lovely idea from The Violet Hours, discovered via Danny Seo.  A DIY place card/personalized keepsake for each of her wedding guest, using air dry clay, alphabet stamps and some varnish.  How delightful it must have been to receive such a labor of love!

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April 1, 2010   10 Comments

Japanese Masking Tape Craftiness: Part 4

Here you go, folks…Part 4 of 4!

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Cool stationery, postcard and gift tag ideas
via A Spoonful of Sugar ( 1 / 2 / 3 )

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DIY Wallpaper by Little Green Notebook
(think decor for your party/photobooth backdrops)

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Stripey black & white envelope seals
from Hello Handmade

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Stitched-on “bunting” invites  by Mermag

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For online shopping, you could try here , here and here. Also, don’t forget Etsy. There’s a bunch that offer them here and here.  Have fun!

Series: Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3

March 5, 2010   15 Comments

Japanese Masking Tape Craftiness: Part 3

I’m on a roll! 😛  If you’ve just joined us, I’m having a small washi tape obsession at the moment kids…

Handmade Origami notecard by Origamisan
(using washi tape for the borders and the cutout hearts )

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Colorful collage of patterns from Origamisan
(the sky is the limit for combos it seems!)

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Boxing and ribbon ideas
from the MT Gallery

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Washi tape + Doily/Kraft paper+ Baker’s twine  = ♥
via Carina’s Craftblog

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Taped cans from PicnicBlog

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Taped shipping tags!
Photo by Haystack Needle; From a NY Gift Show booth display
(for arranging your escort cards or for your favor tags perhaps?)

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Cupcake flags as seen here

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Next up, the last installment…

See also: Part 1 / Part 2

March 4, 2010   17 Comments

Japanese Masking Tape Craftiness: Part 2

As promised, here’s more crafty washi tape goodness.  Have fun and let your imagination run free!

japanese tape garland project wedding frolic

Garland and little flags for place settings
from Project Wedding

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Glass bottle or vase wraps via Flickr 1 / 2

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Love the criss-crossing of tape patterns!

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DIY borders for frames
from Decor8

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Pretty packaging with glassine
via Happy Tape

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Business cards from Mint
(also a neat idea for your place cards/escort cards and gift tags)

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DIY magnetic note holders (with tutorial)
by Whisker Graphics

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Taped jar lids by Kelly Wilkinson;
DIY instructions over at Hearthandmade Blog

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And for the hardcore collectors, thought you might also drool enjoy seeing this.  It’s okay. You can thank me later, he he.

See also: Part 1
More goodies coming…

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March 3, 2010   15 Comments