How was your weekend?
Hope it's been super all the same.
Mine, I gotta say, was a bit on the bustle-y side. Most of it has something to do with mapping out further plans for my blog and upcoming shop. I'm more ecstatic than ever since I read your answers to the survey I asked you to fill out two weeks ago. Your wishes out of this little page sparked a lot of interesting ideas. Others were really insightful that it got me whipping out my handy-dandy notebook to chew them over. It’s funny how sometimes it only takes hearing people out to get the good stuff pouring. It may be uncomfortable to ask them at first but you’d be amazed at how others’ simple suggestions can generate kickass concepts.
A quick primer to my near future agenda - the design shop. Besides motivating creative hearts, I think it’s no secret already that I also like creating visual goodies. I love making prints and patterns then putting them on functional things. It’s an obsession of mine for two reasons: 1) I like how patterns and prints give everyday elements a story; be it fabric, interiors, furnitures, office supplies, paper products… the list is unending and 2) it’s scalable. I like doing work where the only limit is my imagination. It’s one thing I’ve always lived by. There is a fulfillment unequaled in knowing you have produced something straight out of the factories of your mind and make it useful for someone. I hope to lend you that experience when we get to the shop soon!
As far as imagining is concerned, I got carried away while brainstorming and found myself ‘hearting’ photo after photo on DIY projects from Pinterest. I ended up crafting these printable washi tape strips. I was never a big fan of washi tapes until I realized there’s a lot I can make of it and that I can, in fact, use my own pattern designs. Below are some items I decked them out with.
Your turn. Give the internet a break and get crafting! Put your creative buns to work and show us what you got with these washis. I have to warn you though, it can get addicting.
This item is for personal use only.
Please do not sell of redistribute.
How to use:
1. Print them on a glossy or matte sticker paper, size A4. For lasting adherence and a waterproof quality, use an A4 vinyl sticker paper.
2. Cut them to strips.
3. Stick ‘em onto anything: bull clips, polaroid clips, instax, candles, jars, stationery items, hair clips/barrettes, and more I haven’t figured out yet.
Have fun and hope you let us have a peek of your output in the comments below. :)
Did you get the word yet? I’m giving a $100 gift card from Danielle LaPorte. All you have to do is answer a super quick survey and tell me about your dreams. Yes. I’m extending the date of joining! There's a lot you can choose to miss in this world, this shouldn't be one of them. :)