Hello everyone, it’s Zinia here and today I’d like to share with you a really fun way to use your washi tape stash to create a scrapbook layout.
It goes without saying that I’m crazy about washi tapes. And just like most crafters out there, I have so many rolls in my stash that are good for a lifetime. So I’m always really excited to find new fun ways to use my favorite washi.
This idea was actually inspired by Van Gogh’s Starry Night. Looking at the vortex shapes of the brush strokes on the sky of this painting I thought I can recreate a similar effect with small pieces of washi tape on my background. So I grabbed my Shine On washi tapes and a few more products and I got to work.
Before I started sticking the washi tape pieces, I covered the bottom part of my page with a piece of light blue pattern paper. You can definitely cover the whole background with this technique but I wanted to reserve some space for my journaling.
To make the process faster, I cut pieces of wash tape in bulk and stuck them at the edge of my working desk. I had around 6-7 pieces of each color at a time and once I adhered those on my page, I just cut another batch to work with.
To embellish the page, I chose some floral images from the ephemera pack and sticker book that had some sort of curvy design. I did that to carry that movement of the washi vortex on the rest of the design as well.
I really hope you enjoyed this page, until next time, happy crafting. -Zinia
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