WHAT IS WASHI TAPE
You may be asking yourself what is washi tape? What is it used for? and why is it so popular? Washi is a Japanese word for paper. Used in Japan for a 1000 years, But came from China in the 6th century. Used by Buddhist monks for religious scrips. Washi tape is basically paper tape, like a masking tape. People can find washi tape in many colors, patterns or designs. Washi tape can be used for many different projects or craft work. Mainly used for decoration it has gained in popularity over the past few years, due to its ease of use and wide verity of colors patterns and sizes. Craft workers who like scrap booking find good uses for washi tape. They can easily create attractive boarders and dividers for scrap book pages, finding washi tape that matches with the themes of the scrap book content. Students’ have used washi tape to customize book covers for text books. I have even seen automobile enthusiast use washi tape to mask small dents on vehicle fenders and bumpers.
ARE YOU READY FOR WASHI TAPE
Now that you are familiar with washi tape and some of its uses, what would you do with it? First off its not permanent. It can be easily removed, just peel it off. Washi tape is made from renewable sources like rice, bamboo even hemp.The adhesive is non toxic and biodegradable. It will stick to walls well and is easily removed with no damage to wall surface. Nowadays washi tape can be found at many retail outlets, online or brick and mortar store fronts. If your out shopping and happen to spot a roll, take a look . You may find a pattern or color you like, and may find a good use for it.