Friday, 15 February 2013

Washi and more...

Washi - I asked my Japanese friend Chikako what washi meant - and washi just means 'Japanese paper'. It could be anything from the paper used in screens in Japanese houses to placemats made of paper. Chikako gave me some washi placemats...

I am not sure if you can see the lovely texture in this paper!

Anyway Pretty Paper Studio in Dubai issued their February challenge
 to produce a project using Washi  Tape.
If you would like to play along check out

My project will be uploaded to PPS very soon but in the meantime I noticed
The sketch involves a strip of ribbon or tape so I thought I would have a
is my design - a Valentine suitable for a man??

I added a red envelope to complete the look!

If you would like to play too, click the link above to find the instructions. This is the sketch I used:


  1. Hi Susan, this is fabulous. Love getting ideas on how to use my Washi tape.

    Linda xx

  2. WOW - just love your card - gorgeous :)

    Interesting to know what Washi tape means!

    Mandy :)

  3. Great card especially for a man. Thanks for the info on Washi tape x


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