Why didn’t I think of this!  Tape with measurement markings on it.  It is that simple, I don’t know what else to say about it.  It looks like it measures in 12″ increments and has 16″ markings for studs.  It adheres with low tack so it can be easily peeled off of surfaces.  It would be perfect for layouts.

Under $5 on Amazon

Let us know what you guys think!

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