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Japanese Masking Tape Craftiness: Part 1

Aaand my Japanese masking tape obsession continues!  If you have been visiting us for a while now, you know my love of yummy washi paper tapes in all sorts of beautiful colors and patterns.

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I blogged about them a while back and have since then taken note of the endless creative ideas and variety of uses (even if you’re not getting married!) around blogland. Boy-oh-boy, do I have a list for you, my dears!  From decorating boxes, packaging  and invites — inspiration abounds. Here is 1 of 4 installments.  Enjoy!

Packaging and label ideas
From Nothing Elegant on Etsy

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From Zakka Life

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Vintage postcard place cards from Project Wedding

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Stay tuned for Part 2!

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25 comments

1 Brancoprata { 03.02.10 at 8:44 pm }

Inspirational … as always!! it´s such a joy to stop by your blog! Congratulations on your big news!!!

2 ashleylynnfry { 03.02.10 at 9:05 pm }

So pretty! I’ve gotta get me some ASAP! :)

Thanks for sharing….

xoxo

3 Hazel { 03.02.10 at 9:09 pm }

Oh my goodness! I heart Japanese washi tape, too!! Like, more than a friend. I can’t wait to craft with it!! I literally JUST finished ordering these before I clicked on your blog.

4 SweetBeaker { 03.02.10 at 9:31 pm }

i seriously JUST received my order from Happy Tape the other. i’m loving it :)

5 Karen Ard { 03.02.10 at 10:43 pm }

Yea, yea, yea… but were did those fabulous, kraft colored air mail envelopes come from????? I ned to have those!

6 Luzel { 03.02.10 at 11:33 pm }

@Karen Ard — Etsy. Just search for “airmail envelope” and you’ll see them. Hope this helps.

7 Karen Ard { 03.03.10 at 12:12 am }

Sweet! Thanks, you rock… and of course, I love your blog! ;-)

8 Natasha { 03.03.10 at 1:33 am }

so funky!!! my favourite is the postcard. I wonder where in SA they stock this. mmmm. *what will i make with it?* i’ve popped into your site quite a few times. you have so many great posts. I’m still building mine. I only have one tutorial so far!!

9 Charlotte { 03.03.10 at 2:42 pm }

Definitely gonne get some – have you seen the Lovely Package Exchange at http://ohhellofriend.blogspot.com/?

Lots of eye-candy like these!

Charlotte xx
http://housewife-chic.blogspot.com

10 nicole { 03.04.10 at 5:26 pm }

These are so simple but creative!!!

11 Melissa Hayes { 03.04.10 at 8:38 pm }

Just came across your blog…very cute! Lovin the design.

12 Michelle Guzman { 03.08.10 at 8:06 pm }

OH!!! I have a project that I could totally use these for. I love that tape!!!

13 weezer { 03.12.10 at 12:03 pm }

This may be a really stupid question, but can you put masking tape on a votive holder, or will it melt? I’m thinking about jazzing up some plain glass votives but wasn’t sure how they would turn out…..

14 niyati { 03.13.10 at 2:03 am }

this a very new & creative idea’s. i am fan of your creativity’s.

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18 gina grable { 08.04.10 at 7:13 pm }

Thanks for all the great ideas! I love this tape too but when I get a whole roll and then use 2 inches until now, I felt I was about done with it. Thank you!!!

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22 Krisstin { 08.14.11 at 10:32 pm }

Love this idea! How creative and what great stuff you can create for your wedding.

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