09 Mar

DIY Inspiration: Japanese Washi Tape

DIY Inspiration: Japanese Washi Tape

Elizabeth from To Be Charmed sent over some fabulous DIY inspiration starring Japanese washi tape that she thought you guys would love – and I couldn’t agree more! In fact, I can’t wait to try this stuff out myself and just researched a bunch of different places to purchase washi tape (resources listed below).

If you’re not yet familiar with Japanese washi tape, it’s basically a multi-purpose adhesive tape (similar to masking tape) that’s used for things like gift-wrapping embellishments and arts & crafts projects.

DIY Inspiration: Japanese Washi Tape

Pictured above and below are some fantastic examples from Elizabeth that demonstrate how the tape looks applied to vases and paper cups.

These examples utilize bright colors and fillers that are perfect for Spring… she even uses simple white eggs as a filler in of the vases – great inspiration for Easter celebrations!

DIY Inspiration: Japanese Washi Tape

Click here for more tips and DIY details from Elizabeth over at her {absolutely adorable!} blog. She also includes some helpful hints that she learned along the way to help make things easier on you.

DIY Inspiration: Japanese Washi Tape

DIY Inspiration: Japanese Washi Tape

Thanks for sharing, Elizabeth!

*****

Japanese Washi Tape – Where to Buy:
(The following shops have a GREAT selection of colors & patterns!)

Happy Tape
Washimatta
Pretty Tape
FindTape.com

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36Comments

1
Aggie SAYS:

That is just way cool!

Reply March 9, 2010 at 2:22 pm

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Lila Ferraro SAYS:

So gorgeious! Totally puts me in the spring mood!
Lila Ferraro
Queen Bedroom Sets

Reply March 9, 2010 at 3:45 pm

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Helena SAYS:

I love what she did!! really really lovely job!

Reply March 9, 2010 at 3:55 pm

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Deemarie Parsons SAYS:

Cool projects! I will also check her blog.

Reply March 9, 2010 at 6:26 pm

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Dognbird SAYS:

This is simply genius!

Reply March 9, 2010 at 7:25 pm

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Gray SAYS:

What a great idea. I can’t wait to get some Washi tape.

Reply March 9, 2010 at 7:52 pm

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Gray SAYS:

What a great idea. I can’t wait to get some Washi tape.

Reply March 9, 2010 at 7:53 pm

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amy@stem SAYS:

Loves.

Tipsies: I recently picked up a number of rolls of similar in fun patterns at Michael’s in the $1 bins.

I just used the red polka dot one here (in link above when you click my name) for the out of town mailed version of this invite and then at the party this weekend to add interest to the plain white cake table tablecloth.

I also picked up some super cute acid green striped tape that I’m using to make “art” and other assorted goodies for a girl’s night party I’m cohosting this weekend.

GET THIS TAPE, It’s my new fave “tool.”

Reply March 9, 2010 at 8:35 pm

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Rowaida Flayhan SAYS:

simply gorgeous!

Reply March 9, 2010 at 11:28 pm

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Elizabeth Goodman SAYS:

HWTM – Thank you so much for posting the vases I decorated with Japanese Washi tape. All the wonderful feed back has been so incredible inspiring :)

~ Elizabeth Goodman
http://www.to-be-charmed.com

Reply March 10, 2010 at 12:55 am

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The Fairy SAYS:

Way cool. I can’t wait to try it!

Reply March 10, 2010 at 11:52 am

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Linda SAYS:

How innovative! I especially like the ones with the cut out and scalloped edged ones!

Reply March 12, 2010 at 10:29 am

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Julianne SAYS:

What a chic idea, a great way to change a vase and add color!

http://www.amodernproposal.com

Reply March 13, 2010 at 7:02 pm

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Susan Southerland SAYS:

These are SO cute! What a budget-friendly way to add some personalized style to accessories, centerpieces, and more.

Reply March 24, 2010 at 7:40 am

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Janice SAYS:

cute cute and more cute – they are so awesome!!

http://www.cutetape.com/shop/

Reply March 25, 2010 at 10:27 am

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