How-To: Recycled Mint Tins with Washi Tape and Mod Podge

Recycle mint tins with washi tape and mod podge to make little sewing kits or earbud storage.

    I love a good upcycling craft, I love little storage containers, and I also love Washi Tape. This, my friends, is therefore my “Trifecta” of crafting- a project that recycles mint tins- like the ones for Altoids- into happy little storage tins- great for earbud storage! Disclosure: links below are affiliate links and I’ll receive a small commission if you make a purchase. Thank you for supporting CTD. To make them, you’ll need: Recycled mint tin (I used […]

Dressed-Up Desk Accessories with Washi Tape

Dressed-up Desk Accessories

  Happy New Year! One of my resolutions is to get more organized…but why should be your desk supplies be boring? I jazzed up some binder clips and manilla folders with my Home Made Washi Tape. You can use home made or store-bought to cover the clips in a few easy steps! I made washi tape from this adorable faux bois tissue paper from World Market, making the strips about 1 1/2″ inches wide to accommodate the width of the […]

What is Washi Tape? An Overview of Paper and Tissue Tape.

Washi / Tissue/ Paper Tapes

In the past 12 months or so, “washi tape” has taken over the scrapbooking and stationery world. For those who haven’t heard of it, I thought I’d give you an overview of just what it is and perhaps why you might want to try it. For starters, “Washi Tape” comes from Japan, is a paper tape that comes in pretty colors and patterns. It comes on a roll like regular sticky tape, and is often translucent. You can find it […]