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    Washi Tape: 101+ Ideas for Paper Crafts, Book Arts, Fashion, Decorating, Entertaining, and Party Fun! (Paperback) By (author) Courtney Cerruti

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    DescriptionIf 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!

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    Washi Tape
    101+ Ideas for Paper Crafts, Book Arts, Fashion, Decorating, Entertaining, and Party Fun!
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Courtney Cerruti
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 128
    Width: 222 mm
    Height: 222 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 458 g
    ISBN 13: 9781592539147
    ISBN 10: 1592539149

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CRA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.6
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 250
    B&T Approval Code: A04703800
    DC22: 745.59
    BISAC V2.8: CRA000000
    BIC subject category V2: WFT
    BISAC V2.8: CRA025000, CRA052000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: CRA054000
    LC subject heading: , , , , ,
    LC classification: TT869.7 .C47 2014
    DC23: 736.980952
    Thema V1.0: WFT
    Illustrations note
    125 color photos
    Quarry Books
    Imprint name
    Quarry Books
    Publication date
    24 April 2014
    Author Information
    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.
    Review quote
    "Washi tape is a low-tack tape available in a variety of patterns and colors that is suitable for use on a variety of surfaces. Until a few years ago, the tape was primarily available in Japanese stationery stores or shops that specialized in Japanese products, but now it's available in most chain craft stores (and even the Target one-dollar aisle). Mixed-media artist Cerruti ("Playing with Image Transfers") has an extensive collection of washi tape, and she sings the praises of this versatile craft supply with a variety of small, easy projects ranging from the obvious (use washi tape to embellish a card) to the interesting (apply it to boring black heels for a pop of color) to the questionable (cut fake "rosy cheeks" out of washi tape and apply them to vintage photos). There aren't any instructions, but applying washi tape to a surface doesn't require a whole lot of direction, so the projects are pretty much self--explanatory. -VERDICT The book resembles a printed Pinterest inspiration board more than anything elsea lots of style and not a whole lot of substance. It's just a collection of pretty pictures of things people might want to make, all centered on the theme of washi tape." a Library Journal"