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Washi Tape Keyboard

I had some spare time today, so decided to spruce up my laptop keyboard with some Washi tape!

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Here’s how it’s done….

Well, it started out like this….I have a keyboard cover so my keys don’t get all nasty.

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But really…how boring is that?!

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And dusty. It also needed to be washed. 

So, I rinsed it and hung it to dry….I hand wash all my dishes and my dishwasher is simply a drying rack…

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Then I chose my tape! I picked 4 different ones and alternated. I measured out how big the keys were, cut squares in that size, and then cut them in half so I could cover half the key and still see the letters. 

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Now…FYI….I’ve always wanted my keyboard to say “Avada Kedavra” instead of “Backspace”…..so now was my chance!!!

I have a label printer since I shop a lot on my clothing business….find me at http://www.shopwithchloe.com 🙂 So, I measured out my backspace key and printed my own sticker!

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It doesn’t blend in as well as I’d ideally like, but I still love it!

And BAM. Finished up the Washi tape letter keys.

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At this point, I decided my space bar was rather lacking…so I picked another tape and helped it out a bit 😀

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So pretty all together!

 

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And, of course, the cover needs to go back on because (1) it will get very dirty if I don’t and (2) the Washi tape will come off as I type if it’s not covered!

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So. Much. Better, yo. 

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And THEN I noticed the water spots on my keyboard cover. And decided I didn’t care. 

Happy Washi Tape Fun!

 

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DIY Washi Tape Light Covers

Lookie at what I did today! 

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And you should, too! Here’s how I did it! 

Well, I started with my plain light covers…..many of them in a 1-bedroom apartment!

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And that’s boring! So….Washi Tape to the rescue! 

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I collect ’em when they’re on sale!! 

I have lots of Christmas and Valentine’s Day themed ones, too…but those stayed on the shelf for this particular project 🙂

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And so I went to town!! Grab your flat head screwdriver and take the plates off of the wall. Then you get the Washi Tape and just stick ’em on where you want ’em…and fold them over the back! You can see that I used shorter strips over the switch rectangles. And it’s Washi Tape…so it’s super easy to reposition it!

If you want to go diagonal over a switch rectangle, you just have to cut diagonally into the corners and fold it down! Like so…

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Here are my completed works!

And here they are in their natural environment. Much cheerier than they were this morning, that’s for sure!

Watch for when Washi Tape goes on sale, and start building up your stock!

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