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Washi Birthday Wishes

Washi Birthday Wishes
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DAY ELEVEN: At some point, I’m going to have to switch from spelling out the number and will type the digits! Welcome to Day Eleven of blogging daily to catch up a little on cards I’ve made and not shared online.

This was my first time using washi tape and the tape I used is from Queen and Company. Washi tape feels like masking tape and it comes in lots of patterns and colors, making it easy to pull together a quick and colorful card.

blog - Washi Tape Birthday CardI started by attaching some pretty, patterned paper to a white card base, folded in half. I think the patterned paper and stamp are from Stampin’ Up! and the leather-looking flower embellishment is from American Crafts. I used one of my Sponge Daubers to apply pink ink to the card from my Cotton Candy Exclusive Inks® Stamp Pad. Then, I tore off some washi tape pieces and applied them to the card horizontally.

blog - Washi Tape Pink Birthday CardThe next step was applying the embellishment and stamping the birthday sentiment. Even quick cards can be beautiful and are made from the heart. If you’re new to using trendy tape or washi tape, start with a simple card like this.

I keep my washi tape in a small box that checks once came in, but it’s overflowing. Here is a cool washi tape dispenser that holds up to 30 rolls! I know many washi tape users are self-described hoarders but I definitely have under 30 because I’m really picky about the look of the washi tape I buy. Maybe Santa will track this down for me and put it under the tree. 😉

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