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I made a new discovery today: washi tape – aka Japanese masking tape – makes great bows!  Just fold it in half so that the sticky sides are together, then tie away.  Yay!

You already know about this?  Why didn’t you tell me?  :)

A few more things — I love how washi tape is translucent — check out how the stem shows through it on the tag with the single flower.

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AND!  I love these sweet stamps from Mostly Hearts. They are so fun to color with markers,  mist with a shimmer spray, and stamp.  Finishing it all off is as simple as adding a pearl or gemstone to the flower center.  And I must mention that Krystn, the owner of Mostly Hearts, is super special.  I think she is sweeter than her stamps!

(Supplies: Pearls and gemstones by Hero Arts.  Fabriano notecards.  Tags are from my stash.  Japanese masking tape from tinted mint — I got mine when they were at the Austin Renegade Craft Fair. But now I must get more.  All stamps by Mostly Hearts — love that typewriter font.  Shimmer mist and markers from Tsukineko.)

Hope your day is full of fun discoveries,

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23 thoughts on “washi tape discovery!”

  1. Would love to have you link up this in our Trendy Crafter Contest.
     
    http://thetrendytreehouse.blogspot.com/2010/07/trendy-crafter-week-1.html
     
    Hope to see you there and if you know anyone else who might be interested in entering their Washi Tape Tutorials this week, please pass the word.
     
    We will be giving away some things to the Trendy Crafter winner after the 4 week contest. Thanks
     
    Come by to join in the fun! Round 2 is Fabric Flowers, Round 3 is Bottle Caps and Round 4 is Denim. ~Tara @ Trendy Treehouse

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