washi taped matches

Thursday, April 17, 2014

i am sharing today a super easy DIY using matches and colorful washi tapes. it's not the most original idea and i've seen it pinned in pinterest so many times. i just thought i'd actually make them as i found myself almost out of my decorative matches. 

i am constantly burning candles around the house and i knew i was going to run out of matches pretty soon. i forgot to order those lovely matches so after a quick trip to the grocery, i worked on embellishing an inexpensive pack of matches (under $ 1.50 for a pack of 10 small-sized matches) with washi tapes. 

here are your supplies : 

 matches, washi tapes, glue, white paper, scissors

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before taping the matches with washi tapes, cut and cover the match logo with white paper. glue a cut out paper and cover the sides with logo to cancel out any colors that may appear under the washi tape. a blank canvas shows the pattern and color of the washi tapes more. note : remember not to cover paper on the strike pads. 


once those logos are covered, you can go to town with your washi tape designs! 


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and voila, here they are! so easy! 

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tray from jonathan adler for jcpenney // gold urchin from zhush // candle


to check out my previous easy DIY projects, visit here and here

all photos by SCF




1 comment :

Linh Vo said...

Very cute and super easy to do :)
Linh
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