Tape + Felt.

Two of my favorite things to make cards with are washi tape (aka Japanese masking tape) and felt.

They add so much texture to a card, don’t you think?

I especially love all the things you can do with tape: make borders, adhere messages, hey — even make some grass for a cute little felt worm to hang out in!

And! The tape is transparent, so you can see the layers beneath. And you can even sew on it.

What’s not to love?

Resources: The felt snail and worm are from Sassafras Lass. I’ve had them for a while now, not sure if they’re still available. The tapes are from my ever-growing collection. In the snail scene, I first inked a piece of ordinary white paper with Peeled Paint and Shabby Shutters Distress Inks from Ranger using an foam ink applicator. Then I stamped it with the Hero Arts Friend Definition stamp, and finally punched out the grass with a Martha Stewart punch. The notecards are old ones from Hero Arts — I’ve been saving them for a special occasion and thought they went perfectly with the tape! Yay! Last but not least, the circles that I added to the photos are from Katrina’s Dot Your Dots Collection over at Pugly Pixel.

And yeah, I’m a little slow getting cards out sometimes. Too many things going on I guess. But hope a cute card with lotsa tape makes up for it! :)

Hope you have a great weekend,

22 Replies to “Tape + Felt.”

  1. These are FABULOUS, Lisa!

  2. OH. MY. GOODNESS!!! I literally squealed when I saw these! You’re so creative it’s ridiculous!! LOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE them! what a fantastic idea!!

  3. Awwww….these are soooo cute,Lisa!

  4. Virginia L. says: Reply

    Yup, I totally agree! ME love washi tape and felt, too! I ADORE these two cards! Thanks for the eye candy of the day ( or the month, year..)!

  5. Lisa, you are a genius with all things whimsical….what a smile these charmers caused! Thanks for sharing your brilliance!
    blessings~

  6. Sooooo cute!! I never know what to do with the tape – you make it look so easy!!

  7. Love these cards, Lisa! So full of colorful fun! Your felt worm and snail are just the cutest! Hope you have a wonderful weekend! :)

  8. so super fun! love the washi tape grass and the layering and stitching on the second one is fabulous! fabulous cards, Lisa! thanks for the inspirations!

  9. At first I thought you created these felted friends:-) Such a cute bunch, dont think I have seen it anywhere though.. Love how you added Washi tape to make a card that’s truely unique:-)

  10. Love these cute cards Lisa!
    I’m turning into a washi-a-holic myself but have trouble using it instead of hoarding it ;)

  11. barbara lassiter says: Reply

    These are so cute and would be so worth the wait!!!! You are so creative!!!!

  12. Ok. I just passed out due to cuteness overload, Lisa. LOVE this cards!

  13. Tiffany Johnson says: Reply

    These are beyond genius! LOVE LOVE LOVE your use of tape here!

  14. Hey Lisa! Thanks for entering the Get Daring with Decorative Tape challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I’m so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

  15. Lisa! I love these cards…so cute! And love that wooden tape dispenser too!

  16. super fun card. TFS

  17. Love the card! The layered “ground” looks great! Congrats!

  18. Your are a creative genius! These cards are so adorable. My radar had not discovered washi tape before this Moxie Fab posting. I must try some of this. Love the addition of your felt design elements also.

  19. great cards! who knew the ground/grass could be so beautiful!! and what an amazing tape dispenser too.

    Kari

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