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I don’t know what it is about that one extra day, but I just can’t sit still on a long weekend, especially Labor Day weekend. A road trip or a home improvement task or craft project that I would never consider squeezing into a normal two-day weekend now seems totally doable. This weekend my boyfriend and I are packing up the car and taking one last summer-style road trip to D.C. to visit some friends. With that being said, I’m dubbing myself an official Holiday Road Trip Warrior. (I’m really liking that road map pendant light. A lot. Perhaps I could multitask, boyfriend drives while I craft…)

Labor-Day-Weekend-Travel-Road-Trip-Design-Blog-HGTV-DesignHappensAll from Etsy: 1. Vintage Motel Print :: RetroRoadsidePhoto 2. Letterpress Poster :: happydeliveries 3. Retro Car Print :: elgarboart 4. Heart Strings Mobile :: MaisyandAlice 5. Vintage Felt Tourist Pendants :: ScoutsHandmade 6. Artichoke Road Map Pendant Light :: Zipper8Lighting 7. Suitcases Print :: chelebert12 8. Viewfinder Print :: loftgirl 9. Camper Van Pillow :: helenacarrington

Are you hitting the dusty trail, too? Or will you be a Holiday Weekend Warrior this Labor Day? What’s on your handmade craft, repurposing or home improvement to-do list?

We can’t wait to hear about your Labor Day plans.

Tell us all about them in the comments below.

6 Responses

  1. Marianne@HGTV says:

    I am afraid my "to-do" list is quickly outgrowing the long weekend! Needless to say, I am sticking close to home.

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  3. julianhagan says:

    The garage cleaning and reorganization of camping/canoeing gear can can wait one more weekend just before fall weather comes in. It's Labor Day Weekend. Everyone enjoy and be safe! :D

  4. Stefanie says:

    I'm definitely a holiday road trip warrior. I'll cram as much as I can into my week just to take that weekend trip.

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