Tuesday, April 26, 2011

It’s the Little Things

that I often get excited about.  Like just getting out of the house on a weekday afternoon with the babe and stopping by West Elm and finding these Japanese masking tapes 50% off!
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There’s no “reasonable” explanation for why I had to have them, nor do I know exactly what I’m going to do with them, except that they make me deliriously happy!
Hope your week is going well friends!

25 comments:

  1. I know exactly what you mean! It's definitely fun to get those things! I would love some too...and have absolutely NOTHING to do with them :)

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  2. I love those sorts of things- those patterned tapes are so fun!!

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  3. I totally get it. Besides, I think it is important to apreciate the little things. That tape made me smile this morning, I want some too!!

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  4. Right now they are sitting on my desk, and I just love seeing them there!

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  5. I'm with you on this one - it's the little things that make the biggest difference. Even if you don't find any use for the tape - they are decorative and just pretty to look at!

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  6. Those colors would make me excited also!!!! So cute!

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  7. Ooo---pretty! I don't think I would have been able to resist either.

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  8. I totally sympathize- it's the little things! And I know you'll come up with something off-the-wall awesome to use them for :)

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  9. Oh you sound like me. Just ordered three types of fabric for which I have no project yet! I am sure you will do something adorable with them.

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  10. I love those colors! I'm sure you will come up with lots of great projects to use them.

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  11. Those are fun and I would have snatched them up, too. I bet you'll come up with a clever use for them but I think sitting them on your desk for now is the perfect idea! They're cheerful!

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  12. Hope they have some left on Saturday-I'm stopping by after our meet & greet! They are all so pretty, so many options.

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  13. What a great find! If you're anything like me, they'll sit around for a while unused, then once you figure out the first brilliant use for them, you wont be able to stop. The ideas will keep coming and coming! :)

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  14. I just love the colors! The gingham pattern is so cute. Does anyone have any projects using this pretty tape?

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  15. Hmmm...kinda hard to NOT get excited about them when they come in such a great variety of bright colors. Plus, anything from West Elm is awesome AND the fact that they are half off is...well...like hitting the jackpot.
    xoxo
    -linh

    http://la-lalinh.blogspot.com

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  16. Love the colors! I would put the yellow one around the four sides of your white desk. Right in the middle, all the way around.

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  17. I love when I stumble upon things like that! I would have snatched them up too.

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  18. I love that you touched on the little things. They really are the things that bring us the most joy. Love the tapes!

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  19. Ooh, those bring back memories!! We went to Japan last year and I had to leave so many gorgeous papers and tapes and fabrics behind :( But I DID buy up and a year later, am still hoarding most of them because they're too precious to use! Well, that and I have nil time to scrapbook with them as I'd planned *sigh*

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  20. Did you buy them all or are there some left? :) I have a rug to return there!

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  21. Too funny b/c I bought similar jap tape not knowing what I'd do with it either :)

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  22. I have rolls of Japanese tape too but can't bear to actually use them. They're too pretty to look at!

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  23. This tape looks like fun to me! Glad you bought it girl!

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  24. I bought some goodies from West Elm this weekend as well and I dont remember seeing those. Oh well - maybe they will still have some this weekend!

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  25. I loved reading about your journey to loose your baby weight. I'm in the same spot myself now. My son is 9 months. I still have to loose 10lbs to b at my pre pregnancy weight. I try and eat right and work out. I struggle w fitting in work outs w a full time job and a baby. I just don't feel like myself in this body. So far working out hasn't helpede loose the weight I though I would, so I guess keep trying???

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