Washi Madness

by | Nov 15, 2014 | Uncategorized


I have a problem. A washi problem. It started out innocently enough. I was in Staples getting some supplies for my arc notebook and some Staedtler pens, and I saw the tapes. I’ve heard about them of course. But these were on clearance so I picked up 4 of them.

I thought a solid would be nice, a few simple patterns I could still write on, and then a fancy one for edging papers. I put them in my little batman bowl with my extra arc disks and used them a couple of times. But then things got out of hand. In the last week or so this happened…

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Yeah, yeah, yeah, I know. In my defense a lot of this was on clearance at Staples. The dispenser I found at Jo-Ann’s and ended up paying only $8 for it instead of $25 (I had a really good coupon) – it rotates AND has little tape cutting edges. And Office Depot now has this massive display with all kinds of cute tapes like the bees or the robots or the bicycles.

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So far I think my favorite tape is the flame tape. It’s perfect for those super important¬†tasks and easy to write on with Sharpie fine point markers. So yes, I have a washi problem. But on the bright side the dispenser is now full and I refuse to buy anymore. And there will be no more dispensers. I think. Maybe.

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But you know what? All these little brightly colored to-do reminders and fancy planner pages seem to be helping. I’ve gotten more done this week than I have in ages. Does washi madness = genius? Maybe so!



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