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Washi Tape : 101+ Ideas for Paper Crafts, Book Arts, Fashion, Decorating, Entertaining, and Party Fun!

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If you have never heard of washi tape, get ready to enter a bright new world of paper crafts! Originating in Japan, washi paper is stronger than wood-pulp paper making it perfect for use in projects like origami and scrapbooking. The tape is low tack and slightly transparent, and add in a mix of adorable colors and patterns, a brilliant way to make all of your crafts even better. Perfect to use for parties. See how to create invitations, gift wrap, and goodie bags. Holidays have never been more colorful with ideas for ornaments, window adornments, and even garland. Decorations for your home and office are easy and inexpensive when you use washi tape. Wall decor, borders and lampshades can become unique works of art and give your home a personal touch. You can even use washi tape in fashion. Dress up your glasses, shoes and jewelry using these simple ideas and designs. And because it's safe to use on delicate items, washi tape is great for personalized gifts like vases and photo albums. Washi Tape by Courtney Cerruti offers 101 amazing ideas that will make this new craft tape your new favorite thing. It's safe to use almost anywhere and great fun for children!show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 212 x 218 x 16mm | 459.99g
  • Quarry Books
  • United States
  • English
  • 125 color photos
  • 1592539149
  • 9781592539147
  • 157,303

Review quote

"If you need another reason to squirrel away a few more rolls of Washi Tape, meet your new enabler: Courtney Cerruti. The Bay Area artist treats readers to a playful craft collection that goes beyond utilizing the low-tack, decorative Japanese paper in mere scrapbooking projects and on gift wrap.... Bottom line: There's plenty of fun to go around, from a memory matching game and festive paper crowns to keepsakes, such as art pieces that capture a child's sweet silhouette."" - San Francisco Chronicle"show more

About Courtney Cerruti

Maker extraordinaire, COURTNEY CERRUTI (ccerruti.com) teaches at the San Francisco Center for the Book, and online at Creativebug.com. She studied painting at UC Santa Cruz and the University of Bordeaux in Bordeaux, France where she had her first exhibition and hosted many book making parties. In addition to teaching, Courtney is a freelance artist and avid instagrammer and pinner (on pineterest). In a previous life she did windows and display at Anthropologie as well as teaching and working at Paper Source. She makes something everyday and works mostly doing windows, wedding installations and set design. She is the author of Quarry's forthcoming Playing with Image Transfers. About washi tape she says: "I'm obsessed with washi tape. It's funny that you may never have heard of it, because once I discovered it, I couldn't stop using it, and now it pops up in almost all of my work. I'm a self-proclaimed converter. If you take any one of my workshops, you will use washi tape and then you'll go directly to the nearest store and buy it! It's that awesome.show more