After seeing this post while ago, a reader named Saaleha sent me a link to a notebook she’d decorated with washi tape and used as a travel journal:
Washi tape is a wonder.
I carry along a few small rolls whenever I travel so that I can quickly stick down any ephemera I encounter into my journal.
I wish I’d started doing this sooner; I’d come home with packets of ticket stubs and paper coasters from a trip and end up trashing it all because there just wasn’t enough time (or the inclination) to sit down and journal it.
Here’s a travel journal I embellished with washi and decorative masking tape:
I love the beautiful colors and patterns– such a simple and elegant way to embellish a plain notebook. This inspirted me to go looking for some more notebooks decorated with washi tape:
So many colors and patterns… the possibilities are endless!