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Japanese Masking Tape Craftiness: Part 3

I’m on a roll! 😛  If you’ve just joined us, I’m having a small washi tape obsession at the moment kids…

Handmade Origami notecard by Origamisan
(using washi tape for the borders and the cutout hearts )

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Colorful collage of patterns from Origamisan
(the sky is the limit for combos it seems!)

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Boxing and ribbon ideas
from the MT Gallery

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Washi tape + Doily/Kraft paper+ Baker’s twine  = ♥
via Carina’s Craftblog

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Taped cans from PicnicBlog

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Taped shipping tags!
Photo by Haystack Needle; From a NY Gift Show booth display
(for arranging your escort cards or for your favor tags perhaps?)

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Cupcake flags as seen here

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Next up, the last installment…

See also: Part 1 / Part 2

March 4, 2010   17 Comments

Japanese Masking Tape Craftiness: Part 2

As promised, here’s more crafty washi tape goodness.  Have fun and let your imagination run free!

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Garland and little flags for place settings
from Project Wedding

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Glass bottle or vase wraps via Flickr 1 / 2

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Love the criss-crossing of tape patterns!

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DIY borders for frames
from Decor8

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Pretty packaging with glassine
via Happy Tape

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Business cards from Mint
(also a neat idea for your place cards/escort cards and gift tags)

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DIY magnetic note holders (with tutorial)
by Whisker Graphics

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Taped jar lids by Kelly Wilkinson;
DIY instructions over at Hearthandmade Blog

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And for the hardcore collectors, thought you might also drool enjoy seeing this.  It’s okay. You can thank me later, he he.

See also: Part 1
More goodies coming…

March 3, 2010   15 Comments

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!

March 2, 2010   25 Comments

“Kiss Me And Carry On”

free printable cards

I know it’s already past Valentine’s, but I thought I’d share anyways. After all, these darling notecards would be just as sweet any time of the year. So for my sweetie and for yours, enjoy this ♥ freebie goodness ♥ courtesy of  74 Lime Lane.

March 1, 2010   8 Comments

Feeling Lacy

Ahh, nothing like some lace and doily pretties to lift the spirits on this deep snowy winter day.

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Doily garland lights via Tumblr

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DIY lacy votive holder tute from The Martha


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Sweet Straws from A Field Journal

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February 26, 2010   21 Comments