Thursday, 19 November 2015

Washi Christmas


Good morning. 
Let's talk Washi tape.  
It all seemed good at the time I bought it.  Pretty colourful patterns and designs.  I have some rolls of it but it sits in a bag as I try and figure out how to use it on my cards.
Well, today, out came the washi tape when I saw this sketch challenge at Splitcoast.
I often struggle with sketch challenges but this one was an easy one.




I began by sticking the washi tape onto a piece of cardstock in a herringbone pattern.  When I was happy with the design, I cut it out and glued it onto my card front.  
I stamped the sentiment from The Old Island Stamp Company then pierced the border.
Simple, colourful and quick. 
And now I have found a use for my washi tape.

Adding my card to these challenges:

Simon Says- CHRISTMAS

The Card Concept- FESTIVE GLORY
(CAS)

Addicted to Stamps- ANYTHING GOES

The Sisterhood of Crafters- IT'S BEGINNING TO LOOK LIKE CHRISTMAS

Wonderful Wednesdays- ANYTHING GOES



Thanks so very much for coming by and taking a look.

Supplies:  stamp- The Old Island/ washi tape/ piercing tool/ Memento bl ink

22 comments:

  1. This is so festive , love the designing of this card :) very creative !

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  2. OH! Very, very clever ... love this!! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    Darlene
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

    P.S. A friend and I have a new challenge blog beginning in 2016. Please check it out. Double D Challenges

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  3. LOVE this card, Karen! I have so much washi tape, too - I'm pinning this for ideas down the line! Well done!

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  4. VERY pretty, great use of washi tape!! I love washi but for some reason have a hard time using it (weird, huh?) I too am going to pin this idea. I think I need to start a Pinterest board for just washi ideas :)

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  5. Oh my, Karen, this is brilliant, and I LOVE it! The washi tape is perfect for this sketch, and I love how you've added the sentiment and piercing! What a beautiful and CAS card, my friend! Totally in love with it! Hugs1

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  6. This is super cute! I am going to have to CASE this - what a great idea for quick cards with my washi tape collection!

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  7. This is a very nice use of washi! I just might have to try it out myself. I collect washi like crazy but don't really seem to know what to do with it.

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  8. Fantastic use of washi tape. I have some but none as pretty as yours and yours makes such a festive Christmas card design.

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  9. What a fun way to use the washi tape Karen!! Super card :)

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  10. Gorgeous Karen! Love you lined up your sentiment with the shape of the washi tape design! hugs :)

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  11. what a beautiful quilt you created with your washi tapes Karen!

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  12. Our washi tape ought to get together. Mine is sitting on a shelf :-) I love what you did with yours and you've inspired me! Great card!! Thanks for joining us at The Card Concept!

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  13. Oh, so sweet, Karen. I love this use of washi. Great design. Thanks for playing along at Addicted to Stamps and More. Melissa - DT

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  14. What a fun washi tape background- love it in the herringbone pattern!! The sketch is perfect for your technique and the colors are perfect for our photo inspiration challenge- a win, win :-) Thanks for playing along with us at The Card Concept- I hope you have a blessed Thanksgiving week!!

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  15. That is lovely washi tape, Karen, and a great way to use it. It has a quilted look to it.

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  16. Cool washi, and the pattern looks fantastic Karen!

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  17. This is so pretty and so unique too! I love the pattern you've created with the washi tape! Very festive! Thanks for playing along with us over at The Card Concept!
    Take Care!
    Michele

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  18. Gorgeous card Karen! It's so pretty and such a great way to use washi tape.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    Mandy xx

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  19. I love washi tape!!! Great card!
    Thank you for joining us at The Card Concept and ATSM!
    Lilian
    The Leaf Studio

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  20. Very cool pattern!! Love the washi assortment you've used too! Thanks for joining us this week at The Card Concept :)

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  21. This is a FABULOUS design! Thanks for joining us at The Card Concept!

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  22. OK, Laura Jane took the words right outta my mouth. Fabulous design. Congrats on your shout out at Card Concept! And happy holidays!

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