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Topic: Washi Tape Despenser/Storage box  (Read 2188 times)
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« on: January 27, 2014 09:56:15 AM »

I recently "discovered" washi tape- oh I knew it was out there but I didn't see a reason to purchase some until I happened upon the My documented life project https://www.facebook.com/groups/thedocumentedlifeproject/1402788223305683/?notif_t=group_comment_reply

I really loved the idea of a journal, planner and art journal in one- So I went out and purchased a few rolls- Washi tape apparently is just like chips you can't have just one, lol. So one online shopping excursion later I needed a place to store my tapes- and being the treasure to trash queen of craftster I just had to re-purpose something to suit my needs-

so, one foil box, top remove, I made a lid from the top of a pizza box-to keep the tapes dust free when not in use- using cardboard from food boxes and a metal rod saved from a pendant lamp that was living in my stash for at least 8 years looking for a purpose (you could just as easily use a wooden dowel, a cut, down broom or mop handle) became the spool holder.- I cut up a milk carton to create the plastic tabs for the ends of the tape- I hate struggling with trying to locate tape ends and this makes it incredible easy to use the tape-







*Tip- because the foil box has a metallic foil finish I knew I would not be able to easily paint it-so I dug through the old tool box for a roll of regular masking tape and covered the entire box with the tape- It gave me the perfect paintable surface- I painted it black, used a white gel pen and just doodled away and added a bit more color with some teal dots-I painted the inside of the box teal as well
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« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2014 10:21:49 AM »

Great recycle job!
Looks very pretty and functional.
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« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2014 11:30:35 AM »

What a great idea. I may or may not have just purchased a large set of washi tape. What a timely post! Thanks for the inspiration.
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« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2014 11:37:47 AM »

awesome re-purpose idea!  especially since I may or may not of investigated the washi tape etsy store that rackycoo may or may not have purchased tape from Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2014 12:34:46 PM »

lol see you just can't buy one
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« Reply #5 on: January 27, 2014 01:35:33 PM »

So clever! I think I need to make one of these.
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« Reply #6 on: January 27, 2014 02:39:31 PM »

This is fabulous - I've tried a mug tree and an upright paper towel holder so this looks way better than my method.

Thanks for sharing!
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« Reply #7 on: January 27, 2014 07:37:10 PM »

you reused all the things! how wonderful! good for you!
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« Reply #8 on: February 02, 2014 07:22:10 PM »

Fantastic idea! I need one of these. I have all of my washi stacked up and they are always falling over and rolling around my desk.
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« Reply #9 on: February 03, 2014 11:42:58 AM »

Fabulous!  I have amassed quite a collection of washi tape recently and it's all just piled up on my desk!  I will have to remember to save the next foil box
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