Falling in Love with Washi Tape!

I've had a few rolls of washi tape for quite awhile now.  Every other month or so I'll think of a card to use them on...but it seemed to be pretty rare.

Until our new challenge came up this week for Tuesday Throwdown.  Our fabulous sponsor this week is The Twinery, and the theme is to make your own background.  Is there anything that goes together better than washi tape and twine!?  So I set out to try and create something that used both of them...and my love for washi tape began.  And twine!  Man, that stuff is awesome!
Making this card was so much fun!  This pretty much shows my complete collection of washi tape...I have a pink polka dot as well but it didn't really coordinate all that great with the others.  So I need to desperately work on my stock because this stuff rocks!  It's so fun, and easy to!  And my favorite was that if I messed up, I could just pull it off and try again!  Lol :)

Anyhow, I took a little inspiration from some cards on The Twinery's blog and cut out some circles in my washi tape background.  That whole panel is affixed with mounting tape so it stands off the blue background and helps the twine stay level with the washi tape.  The Twinery provided us with a fabulous little package of their yummy twine, so I chose colors that coordinated well with my washi tape.  Then just globbed some glue down in the circles and spiraled up the twine!  I added matching gems to the centers to help cover up the frayed ends of the twine.

I printed the sentiment, which is from Create with TLC (works so well with this background) and then used a spellbinders die to cut it out and frame it with the light blue card stock.

I absolutely love how this card turned out!  It's so bright and fun.  And I love the twine circles.  And the washi tape!  New obsessions have been made :)

Be sure to stop by and visit the rest of the design teams to see their fabulous backgrounds!  Then come back and join in the fun!  Just remember to use a stamp (digi or rubber), and link up to 3 creations!

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:
    Ruby's Rainbow #52-Round and Round
    Whoopsi Daisy-Use Circles
    Word Art Wednesday #76-Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping by!


  1. totally fabulous! i love, what you did with the twine!

    thanks so much for playing along with us at Ruby’s Rainbow Challenges!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

  2. What a lovely idea and this is so pretty. Thank you for joining us over at Whoopsi Daisy this week.

    Joan x

  3. I simply looooooove this card! Such a fun idea and the colors are fab. Great work! xx

  4. Such a stunning card.Absolutely adore it.Great idea too.Thanks for joining in with us over at Ruby's Rainbow.Good luck.Hugs Debbie x

  5. Emily, I just how you used the twine, so creative and the colors just pop. so pretty.

  6. All that washi tape, the beautiful colors.By the way, It cehhered me upp.
    Thank you for posting with us at Word Art Wednesday; we love seeing your wonderful work and we appreciate you taking time to join us.
    Blessings, Carole Robb Bisson
    Word Art Wednesday

  7. Love Love your background using the washi tape and the twine looks like fun to create.

  8. Great color choices and the sentiment is perfect. Thanks for blessing us with your artwork this week at Word Art Wednesday. Have a fabulous day and God bless!

    JO ANN

  9. I love your twine background. Really special and beautiful colors!

  10. Love the washi tape looks like fun and your twine is just so pretty.


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