Oh I’m so, so excited, Fantastic Ribbons are getting the Washi Tape, oh and I’ll be one of the first to get it.
This is right up there with the must have craft items for 2012, if you haven't heard about it or seen a sample of it then you are missing out.What is it?
Washi tape is essentially decorative masking tape from Japan. It is useful for card crafting,gift wrapping, home decor and scrapbooking to name just a few.
Washi comes from wa meaning Japanese and shi meaning paper, and the term is used to describe paper made by hand in the traditional manner. Washi paper is commonly made using fibers from the bark of the gampi tree, the mitsumata shrubor the paper mulberry, but also can be made using bamboo, hemp, rice, and wheat.
Wow what a mouthful.What does it look like?
Here are just some examples of what you will be able to buy from Fantastic Ribbons
The list is endless but here are a few ideas.
Use as a decorative strip on a card, you can write onto it, stamp on it, cut shapes from it, tape the corners of an image to hold it onto a card, wrap it around the envelope as a decorative strip punch out shapes from it.
Decorate a pencil or pen by wrapping it around. make a border frame for an image, use it as file tabs on the top of divider card. decorate a pen pot.
Now don’t miss out on it’s arrival or even special offers from Fantastic Ribbons, hop over to them and subscribe to their news letter Here you will also get the chance to winn £100 worth of ribbons (squeal)