Washi Tape Cards June 19, 2017 – Posted in: crafts, gift ideas, kids crafts, paper, washi tape

Hi! I’m Halley, and I’m here for Washi Week. Since I know many people have absolutely no idea what washi tape is, let me explain: washi tape is decorative paper tape that comes in SO many different sizes and prints, and you can do just about anything with it. I am basically the expert of washi tape in the family. I can’t tell you how much I love this stuff. I may or may not have an obsession šŸ™‚ My parents (mostly my dad) say I have a real problem. I started with only 2 rolls from last Easter, and now I have Ā A LOT! I counted 79 this morning but I know I am missing at least 15. Anyway, I am super excited to tell you about my best Washi creations, and we’re going to start the week off with my favorite… CARDS!

The thing I love about making cards is there is so many things you can do with them and so many occasions you can make them for! Christmas, birthdays, weddings, thank you cards, or even just random cards to give to friends (those are my favorite!). Just like my amazing mom, I love Pinterest!!! Many of my cards areĀ Pinterest-inspired.

With this card the sparkly card stock background gives a “happy” look to it, perfect for a birthday card.

Canlde Washi Tape Card

I love this card! It was made for my sister who was going to be starting kindergarten, and she needed to get pumped up about it. What better way then using a card!?! All I did was cut a paper bag to size and glued it on. Then, using thin washi tape, I ripped off pieces to look like pencils then drew the tips So simple, yet so cute!

Washi Tape Pencil Card

This card was my first, but I don’t like it because I can’t decideĀ which way to hold it!

Cute flower embellishment on a blank card with washi tape!

A lot of times when I buy my washi tape, they come in matching sets of two or three. Below are some of the tapes I matched together and and used on the cards. Some of them don’t have their “caption boxes” yet, but usually if it’s a taped background, I use a solid colored circle to surround the caption box, and if it’s a solid background I include one of the tapes on the card to surround it.

Simple washi tape cards- so easy and fun!

And Some More Cards…

Washi tape cards that anyone can make!

I made these cards just recently using cards that I bought and, some metallic washi tape to really set them off.

metallic-washi-tape-cards

If the card isn’t cute enough already you can add something simple and adorable to spice things up. All you have to do is border the envelope with one of the washi tapes used on the card. You can even add a strip on the front of the envelope to add a little extra cuteness to it. It just makes people more excited to get it in the mail!

Use washi tape to decorate envelopes!

Thanks so much for reading my post. I hope you liked it! Be sure to stay tuned for the rest of Washi Week!

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Use blank cards and washi tape to make cute greeting cards for any occasion!

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