World of Washi Tape – Discover The Magic Inside


I never thought of one day I’d be writing about masking tape.  I always tried to avoid using any masking tape that we usually see, for example, duct tape, brown tape, cellophane tape, PVC tape, etc.  It’s sticky, and not to mention that I need to use scissors or a tape dispenser to cut… what’s so great about it?

Anyway, let’s put aside all the technical terms for the tapes mentioned above.  Honestly, I’m not sure how to differentiate those tapes clearly.  However, the one type of tape that I’m going to be talking about is different. (hey, or else you won’t see me writing about it here 🙂 ) 

And this special type of tape is much more fun and colorful and is called washi tape.

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There are various names for it that I’ve covered here.

Washi tapes have been around in the market for quite a while.  I just didn’t pay much attention to them until one fine day…

…some music washi tapes were sort of “saying” hello to me in a bookstore.  It’s exciting to see anything related to music.  The music washi tape was, of course, in my shopping cart and came home with me.

I shared this with my cousin.  We then collected a lot more until we decided to sell them online. Isn’t it wonderful to buy, sell and collect?

So, what's the magic inside the world of washi tape?


You can find all sorts of pictures, colors, textures, and patterns on washi tapes.

It’s not required to be artsy or crafty because washi tape itself is already an art piece.  Just let your creativity run wild.

Update:
There are so many different washi tapes nowadays in the market from, big brands to independent brands and everything in between.  We recently got some new stuff called PET tape.  It involves extra steps to use, in our opinion.

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First lot of deco tapes – first saw the white music notes and then the brown and the rest. Guess which one is the most expensive here? {answer below}

Why was it so popular that people were willing to line up to get into the mt expo in Taipei, for instance?  Yes, this was what happened in mt expo (at the time of writing this…Oct 2014).

If you haven’t read this article about mt expo in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, click here to find out more!

Why are people crazy about these little tapes?  Why are people falling in love with them?  It’s so tiny that you might even overlook it at first glance.

However, when you get to know more about them, it’s hard to get out!  But I believe it’s a happy one to explore the world of washi tape!

Hence, the blog is about washi tapes, crafts, stationery, encouraging words, gifts, freebies, printables, little stories, and many more!

Explore different arts and crafts such as jewelry making, card making, etc. Let’s also practice self-care through arts and crafts.
All about washi tape products, brands, reviews and projects. Discover different topics about washi tapes in the articles series!
Introduce different stationery from different places, brands, stationery review such as planners. journals, diaries, organizers etc.
All about positive quotes, personal growth and self-care. Words have power and meaning.  But how to let encouraging words start with you and me?
All about beautiful and practical printables such as planners, shopping list, digital washi tapes, templates, how to use etc, including freebies and personal use printable shop.
This section is about physical products from our online store and/or from our affiliate partners. Also about shopping guide and gift guide
This section is about the latest update on the blog and site info.

Of course, I will include some other interesting things along the way to complement them as things progress and change.  There will be many different arts and crafts that you can learn and start making.  So stay tuned for more updates!

But for now…

Are you ready?

Let’s head straight into the world of washi tape crafts and find out the magical part of many more items!  Come on in, go to the “Start Here” page to discover!

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{answer: the middle one… hearts in the sky}