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  • Debbie Gaetz, Bella Carta

Washi Tape Idea

I was moving several of the boxes to the garage for temporary storage while I sort through them. Luckily, the cleaning lady helped me. We had a common mission . . . free up the floor space in the living room and hallway so she could clean the floor! As we finished up, my back gave out. So, my progress was stifled while I iced and laid on the sofa with sweet Hannah.

There was an article in a British stamping magazine that really caught my eye. Washi tape was partially applied to a piece of cardstock that you would use for the top panel. The tape strips were trimmed with scissors. A background design was stamped onto the panel with VersaMark and colored embossing powder was used. I didn't have any appropriate colored embossing powder, so I used my "go to" gold powder. Then I trimmed the piece to fit the card design. It's fairly easy and goes together quickly.

Hero Arts, Washi Tape, Queen & Co., VersaMark, Ranger, Memory Box

Hero Arts Stamp: Leafy Vines

VersaMark ink

Ranger Queen's Gold embossing powder

Queen & Co. Epoxy Dots in orange

Top Panel & Base Card: Conqueror 118# Cover Card Stock in Diamond White

Matting: coral color (Memory Box A2 card); gold card stock

I think you'll want to try this out. With all of the colors, patterns and designs available in washi tapes, you could make so many variations and "mass" produce a beautiful card design.

On the Magenta blog, Bianca van Noort has made a beautiful card design featuring several of the fabulous stamps from Magenta.

Magenta, Bianca van Noort

Click on this link to go to the Magenta blog:

On the IMAGINE Crafts' blog, D'Anne Ward has made a really cool journal cover with their irRESISTible products.

D'Anne Ward, IMAGINE Crafts, irRESISTible Craft Spray

Click on this link for the tutorial:

Thanks so much for stopping in. I appreciate each and every visit, as well as each every comment. I'm hoping I'll be able to resume my organizing and purging project tomorrow.

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