What is washi tape?
For anyone who is into scrapbooking, making cards, or does paper crafts, washi tape is something that you cannot do without. Washi tape comes from Japan and is a paper tape that comes in a variety of designs, patterns, and colors. It comes in a roll just like regular tape and it has a feel similar to that of masking tape. It is easy to apply because just like tape, it is sticky on one side which means there is no gluing necessary.
What can you do with it?
The possibilities are endless when it comes to using washi tape. For example, for new moms working on baby books, the easiest way to add borders or make fun designs on a page is to use baby themed washi tape. Looking to add something to a homemade card, add a banner or a design made from tape. Washi tape can be used in place of regular tape to add pizazz to items. It helps to decorate plain wrapping paper or brown boxes. The ideas are endless.
Advantages to using washi
The biggest advantage is that washi tape is basically mess free. There is no drying time allowing crafts to complete their complete in a timely manner. Washi tape can decorate things that glue and paper do not stick well to. Got an old metal container that needs to be freshened up? Washi tape can tackle that project. What to make one of a kind ornaments for the holidays? Washi can stick to wood, plastic, and glass shapes without a problem. Mix and match washi to make one of a kind scrapbook pages, cards, and decorations.