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Faux Washi Tape Creations

 I played with making some faux washi tape this weekend after a friend of mine posted a mixed media challenge about it on Splitcoaststampers.  She said masking tape was the easiest method so I set out to try it. 

This is my first one.  Just painted on some acrylic paint and then stamped a Dina Wakley Scribble bird.  Linking to **Art*Journal*Journey* where Wendy has us playing with birds this month. 

Did some of the strips with a ruler stamp from DRS Designs and a Darkroom Door stencil. 
This worked out well to cover up a page I had previously done on Psalms 148.  This time I focused on how this Psalm tells us everyone and everything should praise the Lord - including birds.  Lovely Psalm and I am glad I could use this faux washi tape to cover up a design I did not like.

I had so much fun making this faux tape that I did another set of tape and made another BAJ page plus a card.  I was inspired by some Christmas washi tape on the Cute Tape site (the inspiration site on this weekend) and THIS great card by Dacia on 

After all the paint dried (I used Dina Wakely acrylics), I peeled it off and made the page and card. 

My bible page is Isaiah 41:19 where God lets us know He does billions of things to help and save us - even putting water and trees where we need them.  I know there are hundreds of better interpretations of this chapter and verse than this.  Much deeper and cooler, but this is how I chose to interpret this one.  He has given us so much and we take it for granted.  

Thanks for stopping by!  




  1. Hi Nancy, love your faux washi tape and the lovely journal page you made with it. Great idea ��! Thanks so much for joining us again at AJJ, have a good and safe week, hugs, Valerie

  2. Your faux washi tape looks great Nancy, I love both of your pages.

  3. Love the wash tape background, great idea. Thank you for joining us on AJJ.

  4. That looks like fun, and you made some fabulous tapes. Your page is super and what a joyful Christmas card. Thanks so much for joining us again at Art Journal Journey. I love both birds on both pages. Hugs-Erika

  5. It looks like so much fun making washi tape, I love your Christmas tree so clever and great colours :)

  6. I love your creative, beautiful page. Every piece of images and colors match very well together.
    Really beautiful!
    Stay safe, enjoy the day xx

  7. Oh handmade washi tape, how marvellous. I like the first one with the bird and the dots and patterns and then the Christmas tree ones are super as well. I wonder if you painted on to paper or sticky tape, I suppose either would work. I also had a little (?) foray into your link to Cute Tape, thanks.

  8. Super creations Nancy, I especially like the super Christmas Tree - I might have to give this a go!
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

  9. Beautiful and imaginative pages!
    Take care of yourself and stay healthy, hug Elke

  10. Neat post, and I really do like that Christmas tree...Might have to give that a try!

  11. What a fabulous post - I love your bird page - the colours are wonderful! It's fun to make your own washi tape and yours is really brilliant! Your last page is excellent too! Thank you so much for joining us at Art Journal Journey. Chrisx

  12. Such a fabulous way to create washi tape and I love the pages and card that you created too! The birds and fox are so beautifully arranged and the Christmas card is amazing 😁. I hope you've had a lovely week! Hugs, Jo x


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