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Geometric Wall Art for Teens

Kids rooms are always a great place to break from the norm and create truly unique spaces. This bedroom for a young teen stretches a big bold pattern across one wall in the space, adding movement and interesting visual flow. Scotch™ Expressions™ Tape makes designing wall art easy with its repositionable nature and huge range of colors and patterns! sourcing: 1.) bed: ikea 2.) shelves: jysk 3.) light: ikea 4.) bedding: west elm 5.) curtains, pillows and decorative items: homesense…

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Coffee Table DIY Detail

If you’re feeling your space needs a little lift the change can be in the details. Scotch™ Expressions™ Washi tape in Zig Zag is easily in the running for my top pick, so when I tested it out on one of my favorite pieces of furniture I loved the result! Although simple, clean and functional are my minimalist design choices for my own home, sometimes I want a little hint of special. Scotch™ Expressions™ tape lets me add a little…

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DIY Spooky Sign

There seem to be far fewer limits when decorating for Halloween. From quaint and cozy, to downright ghoulish, Halloween décor might just be the most fun to create! The technique used with Scotch™ Expressions™ tape in this project lets you design a piece fit for any spooky décor, you choose the content! sourcing: 1.) pumpkins: homesense 2.) wooden sign: michaels 3.) florals: michaels   To learn how to recreate this spooky sign visit the Scotch® Brand Style Blog for the…

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A Knitted Arch

Bring out your sweaters! The cool weather is here to stay for a little while. I love the traditional patterns found in knits, and these Canadian cold seasons give us loads of time to wear them! But what if we could add that long loved motif somewhere in the home? This project with Scotch™ Expressions™ Tape does just that by incorporating a fresh and funky knitted look on an archway.     By cutting squares from the Scotch™ Expressions™ Masking…

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A Sunny Bench

This clean lined bench gets a sunny make-over with Scotch™ Expressions™ Tape, that helps it blend seamlessly into the decor of the space. sourcing: 1.)bedding: west elm  2.) bench: ikea  3.) sheep skin rug: ikea  4.) drapery: rona The bench was given a subtle diamond pattern to mirror the pattern on the accent pillows.  By adding the gold and yellow patterned tape, the bench becomes a unique piece that works with other elements in the room and becomes a featured…

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One Chair – Two Ways: Herringbone

The first post in this series took a relatively common chair and changed the look using just Scotch™ Expressions™ Tape.  Today we’re doing it again, but creating a completely different design! This chair is right at home sitting at a desk, with the pattern focused primarily down the back of the chair. I love how the pattern of this tape is so bold against the white version of the Ikea chair! sourcing: 1.) desk(discontinued) and frames: jysk 2.) chair: ikea…

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One Chair – Two Ways: Dotted Burst

Today we’ve taken a relatively common chair and changed the look using just Scotch™ Expressions™ Tape. This piece from Ikea gets a bold polka dot pattern taking it from plain to pretty in a few easy steps. Creating an accent piece for any room becomes a piece of cake with Scotch™ Expressions™! The polka dot is such a fun and playful pattern, a classic that works with so many décors. This piece would be perfect in a bedroom, or a…

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A Thanksgiving Spread

With guests coming and going over the holiday, it’s nice to have a little to nibble on before the main event. Why not create a beautiful table spread for your guests to graze this year! This cheese plate was easy to pull together simply using my existing cutting boards and Scotch™ Expressions™ Tape. The chalkboard tape is such an awesome product! You can use it to create a pattern and label the goodies you have laid out so everyone knows…

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DIY Boys Room Decor

Make an impact in a boys room by transforming a plain white dresser into something a little more unique. The line of Scotch™ Expressions™ Tape helps to do just that! This repositionable tape allows those creative juices to flow with inspiring colors and patterns. Here I’ve used the Scotch™ Expressions™ Washi tape in Gold, and the Scotch™ Expressions™ Magic tape in Green to create a military look. The colors are reminiscent of camouflage and the chevrons resemble a military badge.…

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Drop Zone: Organization for Family Life

Back to school is an exciting time of year, and comes with changes in schedules for all family members. It seems everyone walks in the door and drops everything after a long day. Voila, you can have a bit of a mess on your hands. Creating a designated area for everyone’s stuff helps keep things in order and the mess under control. This Drop Zone station features areas that help organize and streamline everyone’s, schedules, homework, and lives! sourcing: 1.)…

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