06 February 2013

DIY: washi tape stickers

Have you played with washi tape before? It's this great printed/patterned paper tape, originating from Japan, where I picked up my first rolls of it on a work trip. But now it's pretty widely available, including in a 4-pack from Target that I happened upon on sale for just $3 (which then magically made its way into my cart). Since I went with the selection of reds, I thought I should make a little Valentine's project with it! So here are some DIY washi tape heart stickers.

DIY washi tape stickers
sharpies | scissors | parchment paper | washi tape (similar - mine is available in the office supply row @ Target)

It's a simple project, just creating a sticker sheet on a parchment paper backing by overlapping strips of tape, which you can trace shapes onto (I used cookie cutters as my stencils for these) and cut out. Then just peel up carefully and stick them wherever your heart desires. Here's how I did it:

DIY washi tape stickers
DIY washi tape stickers

The great thing about this tape, besides the fun patterns, is that it's like masking tape - peels up really easily, so you can stick it on glass or candles or even walls and remove it cleanly later - so it's perfect for some temporary decorating, like on a vase or a phone case or a mailbox if you want to remind the postman where to leave your love letters. The stickers would also be really cute on Valentine's cards, or as a closure on your honey's lunch bag.

DIY washi tape stickers
DIY washi tape stickers
DIY washi tape stickers

8 comments:

  1. Dear Anne,

    Stop being so cute.

    Sincerely,
    Jennifer

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  2. Seriously, Anne! You're all kinds of adorable, woman!!!

    Love,
    Chandra
    More Modern Modesty

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  3. Seriously, I echo everyone else's sentiments. These are TOO CUTE!

    Alyssa
    The Glossy Life

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  4. such cuteness! and the yellow version of that target washi tape mysteriously ended up in my cart a few weeks ago! :)

    dash dot dotty

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  5. Super cute DIY!

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    www.daisyraeboutique.com

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  6. wowee cute. i love it.
    how much is the tape at target though?

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  7. Seriously? We really need a craft night! So cute!

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  8. Love this idea! Visiting from The Glossy Life. Enjoying your blog!

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