Hi Everyone!!   I am Mandy from Sugar Bee Crafts and I’m excited to be stopping by The CSI Project – I LOVE craft competitions, so CSI is amazing because there’s a new contest every week – nonstop fun!

 

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I have 4 kiddos and love to craft and blog (obviously!) – – I feel like if I can do something, then you can too!!

 

Today I have a quick washi tape tutorial for you.  If you haven’t heard of washi tape, where have you been?!? :)   It is very similar to masking tape, but with cute prints and patterns.  It is a super easy way to add a little extra detail to any project.  I was sent some washi tape from Downtown Tape:

 

 

They have incredible prices and an amazing selection – wowza!  Be sure to check them out.

For my quick tutorial, I needed to take a few cookies as a gift.  I didn’t know what to put them in and finally dug up this box – but it was pretty mangled:

But with a little washi tape, it’s a whole new box.  Washi tape gives you the opportunity to turn something discarded into something useable again!  I just wrapped tape around the box – that was it! In the areas where the box was torn, I simply used 2 layers of tape:

In case you were wondering, the cookies were delicious!! (Find the cookies for Best Cookies Ever here)

 

I just love the fun that washi tape adds!

 

For another random idea, I found this off of the Downtown Tape site – it is now on my to-do list:

 

 

 

 

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