Sometimes, as I’m watching TV, or just getting ready to start a new notebook, I make these washi sampler cards. Washi tape is a crafter’s best friend. But, keeping it organized and useable is a challenge.
The solution for many of us is to have these cards with several washi tapes wrapped around them. So, while my (too large) collection of rolls stays stashed in a bin, I can keep one or two cards tucked into the back pocket of a Leuchturm or Moleskine. Or inside the cover of my planner. Or even a few inside each pencil case. It’s helpful for keeping a few decorating supplies with you when you have a portable workspace.
At one time I bought these fancy plastic cards to use. I like them because they’re sturdy and endlessly re-useable. But any stiff cardboard can be re-purposed as a washi sampler card. I cut the two little narrow ones in the photo from a piece of packaging.
On this day, I made a few washi cards to tuck into new notebooks being started for July, and to decorate one of the notebooks I handmade recently. Also one tiny one which got sent to a crafty friend via snail mail.
Stationery In The Photo
- pencil case
- brush pens
- large notebook
- small notebook
- notebook cover (mine is old, current styles available here)
- washi tape rolls: kraft-coloured, floral, blush grid
- skeleton clips
P.S. Currently watching on TV: second season of Only Murders in the Building, re-watching Alias, and season two of Vera.