Easy Washi Tape Valentine’s Day Frame!

Easy $1 washi tape heart frame

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Following is a guest post by Amy at Mod Podge Rocks… enjoy!!



Well hello there! I’m Amy from Mod Podge Rocks. I’ve never been a big Valentine’s Day person until I did a Aqua Valentine series last year . . . in which I threw hearts on their head by turning them blue. It made for a more interesting Valentine’s Day in terms of crafting, and I’ve loved making projects for February 14th ever since. Do you love washi tape? Because I do. And it’s all over the internet right now for great prices. Add washi tape to a $1 frame from the craft store and you have the cheapest Valentine’s Day home decor ever! Inexpensive, but looks great. This frame would also make a great gift. Here’s how I did it.

Gather These Supplies:

  • $1 frame from the craft store
  • Mod Podge Super Gloss
  • White acrylic paint
  • Washi tape in Valentine’s patterns or colors
  • Paintbrush
  • Scissors
  • Craft knife

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Remove the back from your frame and paint with white acrylic paint and let dry.

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Start in the center of your frame and place the washi tape down on the diagonal. You can do it horizontally or vertically as well – I chose to go diagonally.

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Keep placing down washi tape and smoothing until the entire frame is full.

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Use a craft knife to trim the edges – it was way too difficult to cut, which is why I used the craft knife. I just zipped it off with the craft knife.

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Add Mod Podge Super Gloss over the top. Mod Podge Super Gloss acts as a varnish and gives a very shiny, smooth finish to a project. Don’t use it to glue paper down – just as a varnish. I love the glossy finish! Let it dry before using.

Washi tape heart frame

Not only was the frame made on a budget, but it was done in about 30 minutes. Easy, quick and inexpensive – now that is my kind of project!

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3 Responses to Easy Washi Tape Valentine’s Day Frame!

  1. Glenda Hart says:

    So cute. Amy is so talented

  2. Lynne says:

    What kind of tape is washi and where can it?

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