You will not believe how fast it is to make this easy Sizzix Washi Tape Journal.
Have you been collecting washi tape and not sure what to do with it all? Create this Washi Tape Traveler’s Notebook in less than an hour in your favorite colors!
Here’s a Facebook Live video showing how it goes together. If you just want to see the project, skip ahead to about 12:00. Please join me and friends from all around the world on Tuesdays at 6:00 Eastern and Thursdays at 4:00 to create together on Facebook Live at Eileen Hull Designs.
- Sizzix ScoreBoards XL Die- Journal by Eileen Hull
- Washi tape
- One sheet of coordinating colored cardstock- 8 1/2” x 11”
- Sizzix Little Sizzles Matboard- white
- Zip Dry Paper Glue
- Therm O Web Easy Tear Tape- 1/4”
- Insert books for Traveler’s Notebook
- Sizzix Big Shot
- Extended Cutting Pads
- Craft Knife
- Paper piercer or die pick.
- Die cut two Journal covers from matboard.
- Arrange covers with binding strips in the center, butting up to each other. Take a strip of washi tape and stretch it across both covers on the diagonal, leaving about one inch extra on both ends. Wrap excess tape around to the back of the Journal cover
- Follow the angle of the first piece and continue placing washi tape across both covers, alternating colors and varying the thickness of the tape.
- When Journal covers are completely covered with tape, carefully cut them apart down the middle with craft knife. Poke holes through the washi tape in the binding with paper piercer or die pick.
- Cut two pieces of card stock 4 3/8” x 8 1/2”. Add double sided tape to the back of both pieces and place on the insides of the journal covers. If desired, cover the three inside exposed binding strips with washi tape.
- Assemble Journal as shown on packaging instructions. Add elastic to the spine and Journal inserts as desired.
- Wrap Traveler’s Notebook with a headband for a closure and add in a flower planner clip and you are in business!
TIP: Not all washi tape is created equal! You may find that after a little use, some tape may start to peel back. Add a dot of glue under where it’s peeling and apply pressure for a couple of seconds to fasten it down.