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Give-away: Washi Tape

Hejsan! When I was in Tokyo last week I picked up some pretty Japanese Washi tape and I'm giving-away four reels of this to one of my wonderful readers! Washi tape is traditionally made from paper and is slightly translucent and is decorated with pretty colours and patterns. It's a fab way to put pictures up on a wall or use in arts and crafts....



All pictures: My Scandinavian Home

To enter all you need to do is:

1. Write a little comment below about your thoughts on washi tape - don't forget to leave your name!
2. It's always nice to get a new blog follower too so if you fancy it, click the 'follow' button to the top right of this page too :) and make me very happy!

I will announce the winner (selected randomly) next Friday, 22nd June. The give-away is open to everyone, wherever you are!

Lycka till!

44 comments:

Annie said...

A friend has asked me for what I need so many Washi tapes. My answer: it makes me happy :) All the best from Austria, Annie

MESy said...

Great idea Nikki,
Japanese tape is just such a versatile design tool, I love making taped frames around photos on my wall. MT web site has whole gallery of artwork made of tape. Absolutely stunning!
PS. So jealous of your amazing trip :)

by.bak - interiør og livsstil said...

Elsker maskingtape - smukt at se på, skaber godt humør og kan bruges til alt muligt. Så jeg deltager naturligvis og følger dig i øvrigt også .-)

God dag, hilsner fra Dorte

Catarina said...

Apart from all other creative uses, I have an obsessive compulsive need to stick messages and small notes on walls, doors, cabinets (got it from my mother) and washi tape just makes it more fun and pretty :)

Tracey said...

I love the tape, I have some copy cat versions but none of the real thing! Keep meaning to create a design with them.....
Need to go and look at the MT wbsite that Mesy mentions!

Zoe Visser said...

Dreaming of a spottier and stripier home...thanks for a wonderful blog. Zoe, Cape Town South Africa

Anu said...

Oh, such a great giveaway! I like Washi tapes and I would love to add some new to my collection (ok, actually I have only two different ones:)!
I already follow you via RSS feed, so this second point you mentioned is also done :)

MESy said...

Tracey, this is the site: http://www.masking-tape.jp/en/
enjoy :)

Milina said...

How lovely. I've just today been on the hunt for some washi tape. These look lovely. I hope you had a fabulous trip.x

Anna said...

I LOVE LOVE LOVE washi tape! I am moving house in August and have so many washi tape projects in my head for the new place...mini washi bunting lampshades, washi covered Ikea kids table & chairs, and just for displaying artwork....These would be fabulous for my projects!

Elizabeth said...

Amazing giveaway! Who doesn't love washi tape? Fingers crossed...

Sarah Pedersen said...

A washi Haiku:
Patterns bright and bold
Please come decorate my house
Temporary tape

Kettuki said...

Washi tapes are one of the most amazing inventions in the papercraft world, I still don't understand why is it not massively imported to northern europe :D It'd sell well~

They´re really inspiring, specially when writing regular letters/ sending packages to friends overseas, a washi tape is amazing to funk-up packages.

Hej do!
Kertu :)

elissa said...

i love washi tapes, i just wish i had more! this giveaway would definitely help. and, of course, i already follow your blog!

ellieandoliver said...

Hi,
Thanks for the chance to win. Glad you had a good trip! I wasn't sure about it...until I got a roll and now think it's brilliant! I'd love more rolls but they are pretty expensive in the UK.

Niina A. said...

I love tape so much. At first I bought just a few rolls and I loved looking at their patterns, peeling a little off to stick somewhere. Adding tape to something instantly brightens the object and gives it that little bit extra that is always hard to find. Now I have a small drawer full of tapes and I am always on the hunt for my next addition!

Michelle said...

Yipeee! Washi Tape is my absolute favorite, it adds so much fun to any party I plan these days, and so much more... I just Love it!!!! I am a new follower BTW, and so happy I found ya!

keshakeke said...

I love Washi tape! There are so many fabulous things you can do with it!!! keshakeke@aol.com

keshakeke said...

I am a new follower:) I am so happy to have found your blog. It is amazing!!!!! keshakeke@aol.com

Katja said...

I was about to comment anyway... I love washii tapes. They are so versatile-you can make pictures with them or make pictures pop out. I'd never thought I'd want to use sticky tape to put pictures up, but these are truly the cutest. And I'm planning to use them in wrapping gifts too.. little color to plain brown bag for example :)

-Katja (katwalk_blogg@live.com)

Karoline said...

Followed! I was following you on google reader before too. :)

I really like washi take for wrapping presents and adding accents to hanging images or flowers or even just to add a little color somewhere on your wall.

Mariela said...

I love washi tape, you can do so many things!! is really great!, have a lovely day!, big hug!

Mariela

Sandy said...

I use it to post pictures of family in my daughters room. Every night we say "good night" to the people we love. :)

Nina said...

I've only admired washi tape on blogs so far. Looks like the possibilities for using it are limitless.

Bori ThehousebythedanubeBlog said...

I have seen so many uses of washi tape for interior decoration so far, I'd like to try them - hope i will be lucky enough to win them! Bori

Moustaches said...

Washi tapes: usless but unavoidable! Love them sooo much!
www.moustachesblog.blogspot.com

Erika Swartzkopf said...

LOVE washi tape, want to incorporate it into my art more - love your gorgeous patterns - Aloha from Hawaii!
-Erika swartzkopf
Email: swartzkopf@yahoo.com
Blog: http://www.psychedelicwaterfall.blogspot.com

Gypsy Lou said...

I've never actually seen/heard of washi tape before but it looks real pretty and I thought I'd try my luck ;0)

MartiniqueBrice said...

Me, the hubs and the kids just got a rental home 2 weeks ago and cannot paint.....i have been eyeballing waski tape for wall decorations for a week now.......hope i win!!!

Martinique

Erin said...

Ooh, a giveaway I'm totally into! I bought my first roll of washi tape a few months ago (airmail stripe!) with the intent of DIY'ing some invitations in the future. I'd love to expand my collection! xo

Lana said...

Yes, please, I love washi tape! I have 2 already but would love a whole collection, so useful for decorating cards and gifts. And I am already a follower of your lovely blog :)

homestilo said...

Washi tape has been on my list forever now. But whenever I decide to buy, I quickly am reminded that I simply do not do well with so many choices :-) Now following!

Gosia said...

A long time follower here... and very happy to get a chance at this splendid giveaway. I love how versatile the washi tape is. Imagining myself having fun with it always almost makes me believe that I'm that very creative person I'd like to be.

Vic Bibby said...

Hi Niki, I'm 'officially' following your blog now, although it's one of my favs, so I check it regularly anyway. I've been meaning to buy some washi tape to use in my daughter's room. I want to help her create a picture wall with all her favourite magazine cut outs and post cards she collects.

I love your latest blog posting on Waterfall Bay House. I'm from New Zealand, but the east coast of the North Island. I hope you get to visit one day, it's a beautiful country. x

Christine said...

i'll use the washi tapes to decorate my apt, tape pictures and stuff to the wall :)

Karen Yip said...

I love washi tape! I have been working on building my collection and love using it on everything from taping things to the wall to decorating glass jars and vases with it.

I've been reading your blog for a while now and I love the homes that you feature on here :)

Cherry Blossom Girl said...

I'm following! Added you to my blog roll as well :)
Would absolutely love to win some washi tape!
I love all the different colours and graphic patterns,
and I think washi tape is a brilliant way to bring some
crazy colour into my my home.
*veronika

Bonnie said...

Why I love washi . . . oh let me count the ways. Seriously, this post would never end if I were to count them, but foremost (for this week anyway) Washi tape allows me to be my wishiest-washiest best self. It's all about changing things up. This weeks it's some Ikea glass jars in my cupboard. Rather than paint them with chalk paint I just wrapped them with a dash of colored tape, labeled what's in the jars right on the tape, and now can change them out any time I feel like it (or not, if I don't feel like it, as well--why else would they be called washi[y]?).

Nel said...

One more reason to go to Japan - Washi tape ! :) I've never owned any so to win some would be great! Greetings from Finland!

Gracie said...

I love washi tape, I heard about it first from Hello Sandwich, it satisfies the fancy paper swapping nostalgia in me. I bought some from Cath Kidston but gave them to my niece - gimme :)

Eloisa said...

Washi tape is great! Not only is it an adhesive but you can use it to decorate envelopes, wrapping paper and other nifty things to give to other and make them happy.
I like the it's reusable and that there are a boatload of designs!

ValerieA said...

I have one washi tape and I use it for just everything. It makes my day and everything around me happy, but unfortunately it is way too expensive to buy in the Netherlands for a student. The dots and stripes are really beautiful, so I love to win them.

Rhianna said...

I love using washi tape for my smash book! It's a great addition to a picture or the edges of a page. The different patterns really can transform a picture

eknoelke said...

I think washi tape is such a fun way to hang up pictures that you know don't have a permanent spot in the house but you want to enjoy for the time being! Simple and beautiful!

 

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