How-To: Make Your Own Washi Tape

Paper Crafts

When Jenny from Craft Test Dummies last visited NYC, I think it’s safe to say that we went a little washi tape crazy. The problem is, while funky and fun, washi tape can also be very expensive—especially given the fact that you’ll want to stick it on absolutely everything! Rising to the DIY challenge, Jenny went to work on the problem, figuring out how to turn cheap dollar store tissue paper and wrapping paper into her own colorful paper tape using her Xyron Creatopia sticker maker to add an even layer of dry adhesive to the back of each sheet. The results? Cute, personalized washi tape that’s fast and fun to make!
Ready to make your own? Head over to her site to check out her washi tape tutorial, where you’ll find a video explaining the full process!

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Haley Pierson-Cox from Red-Handled Scissors is a maker of crafts, a lover of cats, an avid swearing enthusiast, a cross-stitch book author, and a general purveyor of quirk. She's also sometimes an irritable cartoon named Tiny Cranky Haley.

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