Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Ribbon Carousel Challenge 90 - Washi Tape


Hey everyone!

This month's Ribbon Carousel challenge is Washi tape.  Everyone has a ton, right?

I thought I would take the opportunity to knock out a couple more birthday cards for Andrew's kids at  school.

I love how versatile washi is.  It's a great alternative to using patterned paper or a background stamp



For the card above I put down a mix of washi tape diagonally.  Then I used a scrap of cardstock and laid down several rows of black and white polka dot washi from which the 'happy' was die cut.  I die cut the 'birthday' from regular cardstock, adhered it to some vellum, and then adhered that to the card using some very strategically cut and placed pieces of foam tape.  I wasn't sure how my adhesive would work on the washi, but Tombow Multi Mono works like a charm.



I figured while I was at it I would make another card with an extra die cut sentiment I had, so I just randomly added some strips of washi to a cardstock panel and adhered the sentiment on top.




Now it's your turn.  Create a project using washi and link it up over at the Ribbon Carousel.  One random participant will win a set of 12 spools filled with 4 spools each of seam binding, baker's twine, and May Arts ribbon.   

Supplies Used
Paper/Cardsotck:  CTMH - White Daisy and Black Cardstock; Bazzill Card Shoppe - Candy Hearts and Banana Split Cardstock; Recollections - Vellum
Stamps:  Papertrey - Wonderful Words Additions
Ink:  Memento - Tuxedo Black
Other:  Papertrey - Wonderful Words Dies, Birthday Trio Die Collection; Various Washi Tapes; Silhouette Studio Happy Birthday Die Cut Design #44052; Tombow - Mono and Multi Mono Adhesives; CTMH - Dimensional Foam Tape 

11 comments:

  1. Boy, I love that challenge and your two cards are inspiring me!
    Thanks Miriam!!

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  2. Such fun cards, Miriam! Makes me want to break out my pathetic stash of washi and get to work. :)

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  3. Oh i loved how you used the washi tape!! I'm taking notes!! I

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  4. These are really cute. And a wonderful use of Washi!

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  5. These are gorgeous! LOVING what you did with the washi tape!!!!!!!

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  6. Gorgeous!!! Thanks for always making fab creations for us over at the Ribbon Carousel. I can't tell you how much it means while I'm away. (Hugs)

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  7. Love the Washi inspiration! Beautiful cards!

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  8. Miriam, these are so.much.fun!

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  9. cute...great use of washi tape....

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  10. These are great and what a fun use of Washi Tape!

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