I was a bit slow to pick up on this washi crafting craze but I'm truly converted now - this tape is totally fantastic! It sticks to most surfaces, is repositionable, can be cut into small strips and can be written on.
I couldn't wait to get started but I had to restrain myself because I wanted to see what creations my girls came up with without my influence.
Inspired by a photograph in a magazine featuring lovely local business Tea Pea, Renee made a couple of Christmas trees:
Sienna opted for something completely different (which was my hope) and decided to make Santa's house and a present (and if her behaviour continues along the same lines as it has lately, the contents of her real gifts are going to look exactly like the one she created):
Aimee lost interest almost immediately, and was happier just cutting up the washi tape into teeny tiny pieces and sticking them onto any surface that took her fancy. I made use of them and some baker's twine to create some mini bunting:
Time taken: 1 hour but we plan to add to it
Cost: $30 (that might sound pricy for tape; that was the initial outlay for 5 rolls of assorted thicknesses and we have plenty left over)
Result: Fresh and fun.