What is washi tape and how do you use it?
If you are into handicrafts, you may have heard people talk about washi tape and how they use it for various crafts and art projects they make.
You may not know what washi tape is, however, of how you could use it yourself on your own craft projects.
What is washi tape? — This is a Japanese tape that is made from paper. Each roll of tape has different colorful designs on it, and so can be used for a huge number of art and craft projects.
The tape comes in several widths and is used by the Japanese for everything from covering books to decorating rooms.
How do you use washi tape? — The ways you can use washi tape are pretty much only limited to your own imagination.
Crafters both in Japan and overseas use the tape to decorate books, boxes, scrap books, art projects, walls, greeting cards and even to cover window blinds and make decorative flags.
Some people even cover the keys on their computer keyboards with the tape, especially as it is very easy to peel off.
Washi tape can be used to decorate gift wrap and create gift labels. It can also be used to decorate your bike. More than one person has wrapped their entire car in washi tape.
Where to buy it? — You can buy the tape direct from Japanese sellers on the Internet, or you can buy it from companies in your country that import it directly from Japan.
There are also several online sellers that import so much tape from Japan, they are able to sell it even cheaper than Japanese tape sellers. A couple of them even offer free shipping as well.
In other words, choose the design of tape you want to buy and then purchase it on the Internet.