How do you feel about surprises? I’m not usually very fond of them myself but this week I had a surprise that really did make my day. The mail carrier brought me a completely unexpected package with the most amazing washi tape! It was a gift from a friend – that is definitely happy mail 💖
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Bits of Washi Goodness
So, what’s so special about a few rolls of washi tape? This stuff really brings washi to a whole new level of interesting and beautiful. It’s actually washi paper shapes that are packaged into a roll – mind blown!
Each roll is made up of shaped bits of washi goodness that you pull off individually and use as separate elements in your project. The set I have has four rolls – hearts, leaves, flowers and flower petals – and varies in width depending on the shape.
Like many washi tapes, the shapes have beautiful colors and that lovely translucence that only washi has so you can layer the shapes for a sense of depth. Also like most washi tape, they are only tacky sticky in that they will come back off the paper so you’d want to treat them for permanency like you do regular washi. The roll comes in a sturdy plastic shell that’s easy to open and will hold it for storage. Given how the tape is made, keeping it protected for storage is a good idea.
Overall, I think it’s a supply to try – especially if you love washi and its delicate look. You can find the set I tried here.
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