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...
I've loved this birth announcement idea for a long time. Of course, it's from Martha.
Clever: a lamp made from measuring tapes. Cute for your craft room? Found on A Dress a Day.
A gift bow made from a measuring tape? Why not? Found in Canny Belle's Etsy store.
Cute bangle from Cupcakes Polka Dots on Etsy.
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!