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Washi Tape School Supplies

Aug 19, 2015

Can you believe the kids will be heading back to school in a few short weeks?

Here's a great way to add some style to your back-to-school supplies: washi tape!

You Will Need:

  • washi tape in a variety of patterns and colours (available at craft supply stores and some dollar stores)
  • pencils
  • notebooks
  • scissors

Washi tape, pencils and notebooks.

Instructions:

1. For the pencils, take your washi tape and start winding it around the pencil. 

Start at the eraser and work your way down until the entire pencil is covered.

Pencils wrapped with washi tape

There you have it—couldn't be simpler or prettier!


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2. For the notebooks, layer your tape in stripes. For a different effect, stick the tape on the notebook diagonally.

Cut the tape off, leaving a bit hanging off each side of your notebook.

A notebook covered wit washi tape.

Take your scissors and trim the tape from each side of the notebook. Press down any loose ends.

Voilà! A unique and colourful washi tape inspired notebook!

This is such a simple way to make back to school fun, colourful and creative!

Enjoy your one-of-a-kind back-to-school supplies!

Pencils and notebooks covered with washi tape.

Article Author Maureen Macmillan
Maureen Macmillan

Maureen Macmillan is one half of the blog Twig and Toadstool. The blog is primarily a natural based craft blog that she created with the help of her friend Shanti. They create beautiful crafts made out of natural and beautiful materials, things that are inspired by Mother Nature, embellished with glitter, whimsy and imagination! Maureen is a mother of two beautiful girls, ages five and 10, and she feels fortunate enough to live in a part of Eastern Ontario where she is surrounded by the beauty of the natural world and part of a community of parents who encourage creativity and JOY!

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