Washi Tape Designer Composition Book

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by Robin Beam, A.C. Moore

Washi Tape Designer Composition Book

Create a personalized journal or composition book that you can use for your artwork or notes at work! Washi tape is an easy to use tape that's not just for scrapbooking, but can be used for home decor and more! Plaid Mod Podge Decoupage gives that extra durability to the book surface that it will withstands months and months (even years!) of use.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Place tape on a diagonal on scrap cardstock that is sized larger than the cover of the journal.
  • 2
    Cut washi tape covered cardstock lengthwise.
  • 3
    Cut a piece of contact paper or Post-It paper; peel off protective backing and turn sticky side up.
  • 4
    Create a new sheet of washi tape by repositioning the cut strips back together on the sticky paper; turn the strips upside down, put different widths together and make off set from the other (refer to photo).
  • 5
    Use template provided or create a template for the book or journal you are covering and trim washi tape designer paper to the size of the journal cover.
  • 6
    Use ATG gun to apply adhesive to the book cover; make sure adhesive is as close to the edge of the journal as possible.
  • 7
    Cut 2 inch square of Black Cardstock; use corner punch from Punch Around the Page set to make decorative corners.
  • 8
    Use a small amount of Mod Podge and stick to top center of journal as shown.
  • 9
    Brush thin layer of Mod Podge over paper cover. Don't overdo!
  • 10
    When dry, center crystal monogram sticker in center of decorative square.
  • 11
    Option: repeat for back cover.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Darice® Washi Tape Measuring Tape 104723174
  • Darice® Washi Tape Silver Stripes 104723262
  • Darice® Washi Tape Multi-Color Polka Dots on White 104723252
  • Darice® Washi Tape White Polka Dots on Black 104723250
  • Darice® Washi Tape Big Flowers 104749920
  • Darice® Washi Tape Americana Stripes 104749892
  • Darice® Washi Tape Wood Grain 104749890
  • Darice® Washi Tape Hearts ‘n Clouds 104749885
  • Darice® Washi Tape Newsprint 104733109
  • Darice® Washi Tape Silver 104723176
  • Darice® Washi Tape White and Blue Stripes 104723254
  • Tim Holtz® Idea-ology™ Tissue Tape Symphony 104571887
  • Tim Holtz® Idea-ology™ Tissue Tape Sketchbook 104571860
  • Fiskars® Sure Cut™ 12" Paper Trimmer FSK9893/104074273
  • Mark Richards Crystal Stickers® Monograms
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Scallop 3 Dot Punch Around the Page 104600459
  • Plaid® Mod Podge® Silver Glitter 104437354
  • Scotch® Advanced Tape Glider/ATG 104561064
  • Black Cardstock
  • Scissors
  • Contact Paper or Post-It® Paper
  • Scrap Cardstock
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