Washi tape has become popular in recent years. It is a low-tack tape that is mainly designed for scrapbooks. But now more and more people are addicted to upcycling old items with two or three washi tapes. Check out our top 5 inventive ways you can use washi tape in your crafts.
What’s washi tape?
Washi tape is a Japanese masking tape with multi-purposes in a great number of colors and patterns you can use in your scrapbooks, journals, artworks, cards, and so on. It is different from the ordinary tape(e.g. classical masking tape and painter tape) which is used to join two items together because of its low sticky. Therefore washi tape is mainly used for decorating drawings or items.
What are the types of washi tape?
There is numerous washi tape sold on the market with different colors and images.
In addition to colors and images, washi tape manufacturers also launched many different types such as overlap washi tape, glowing in the dark washi tape, glitter golden washi tape, and so on.
Single color washi tape
Single color washi tape has gradually lost its market as the most single color washi tape on the market are types of washi tape with a quilted figure, vertical stripe, or dots with a variety of colors. What’s more, more and more single-color washi tape are added with cute images as well as metallic or pearlescent finishes.