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Monday, 4 April 2016

Thank you with Washi tape feathers



I wasn't sure if I could do this washi tape challenge as I have the tape but have found each time I use it I don't like what I see and remove it. That is till my latest purchase, I had always bought bright colours, dots and stripes and honestly I have been using for holding dies in place and when I want to do some blending.
My latest purchases were one of those whim things where I had seen some washi on someones card and decided I would use it. One search of course led to many and as you all know and I am sure many do the same 'wow $1 or $2 each roll no postage of course I have to get more than just one'. Now I have a nice collection I am sure I will use..... gold looks so nice in different patterns.


Gold and white/pink stripes with an ombre effect, mmmm mmm. Just placed the tape along a piece of thin card stock then used my feathers dies to cut some shapes. Then I used a scrap of white card stock and decided where I wanted the feathers to be and cut again.

I die cut with the stitched rectangle die a nice piece of pink scrap that the white piece would fit in and then just attached to a white card base. Procrastinated as usual over the sentiment and then came across this pretty 'thank you' Penny Back word die that had been cut from a piece of Inktense coloured watercolour paper and it just worked perfectly. Finished  of with a wee pink gem. 

I am totally happy with the end result and now I need to go see what else can be covered in washi tape. I cant believe this, Jake heard me humming and it must be my mad person hum cause he's gone into hiding. Silly dog, as thought I would washi tape him.









Okay thank you very much for coming to visit and I hope you come again soon.











16 comments:

  1. Wow! love the sparkly gold washi tape Aileen, it looks fabulous here. I too use mine as removable tape but I love what you've done with it, Cathy x

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  2. Wow! How eye catching! Those glinty gold stripes look fabulous, and I love your layout! Thanks so much for joining us at CASology this week, Aileen!

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  3. Sooo pretty!! Those gold stripes look absolutely fabulous!

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  4. Wow! Love the stripey shiney leaves!!
    Do stop by and play Paru’s Card Making Challenges!!
    http://paruscardmakingchallenges.blogspot.in/

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  5. That is nice Washi tape. I have a few rolls, but am still not entirely sure how to use them - this is a very nice idea to use it for covering dies with. Love the pink frame too. Xx

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  6. Stunning Aileen! So special!
    Thanks for joining us at Casology!

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  7. Very striking and loving the Washi tape and how you've used it. I have this very second ordered those feather dies...spooky! Looking forward to seeing the dog covered in Washi tape x Really eye catching card x

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  8. Love that washi tape, glad that you're starting to fall back in love with it. Stunning card. I look forward to seeing more creations with it. Cara

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  9. Beautiful washi & it works so well with the feather die cuts! Thanks for sharing with us at the CASology challenge this week, Aileen!

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  10. This is lovely, Aileen. :) Now I want to see what different smallish dies I might try out with this technique.

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  11. WOW!! Aileen, this card is gorgeous. I love the gold shimmer of those feathers, this is one amazing washi tape.
    I'm skipping this challenge since I don't have any washi tape but you just gave me some amazing ideas and I think I'm going to go look for some of this tape tomorrow.
    I did the inlaid challenge, that's how I saw your card.
    Simply amazing, my friend.
    Thank you for sharing.
    Maria.

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  12. Gorgeous card Aileen, the washi feathers looks absolutely FABULOUS!! I love the pink with the gold foil, AWESOME! :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  13. So it looks like the perfect card. Remarkable.
    hugs,
    BozenA

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  14. Your feathers look awesome! I struggle with washi tape too, but I really like how you used it. Very pretty!

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  15. This is so beautiful :) gold looks awesome, thank you for sharing with ATCAS !

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  16. Loved the way you combined 2 word. Great take on the challenges. Thanks for sharing you card at ATCAS

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