Transform Japanese Gift Wrappers Into a Lovely Scrapbook Page!

With crafting, we tend to have scraps of leftover papers piled up! But for us scrappers, craft waste never goes to the trash!

In today's tip, I'm going to show you how to transform Japanese gift wrapper trimmings or tissue paper into a lovely scrapbook page!

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Read the Step-by-Step Guide Below:

Step 1

All you need are your wonderful photos, pretty embellishments, cardstocks, scissors, japanese gift wrapper trimmings, and a little bit of creativity! Let's begin!

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Step 2

Get your Japanese gift wrappers and fold it three times as seen below.
japanese paper craft
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Step 3 

Then layer it over your page

By layering them, you just stick the underside portion to your page so you won't see the horrible glue line that you usually get because of how thin the wrapper is.

japanese gift wrapper

Look how pretty the colors are, and the texture is so lovely and fine! I love it!

layered gift wrappers

Step 4

One nice thing about having the wrapper folded on your page is you can tuck in your embellishments and some words as well.

I just got this lovely little pack with all elements matching which works perfectly for my layout! You can start to build up your embellishments and create little clusters as seen below. 

scrapbook japanese tissue paper

Step 5 

As you can see, I trimmed the wrappers to the size of my cardstock and switched out the background to enhance and bring out the colors of my design.  

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Step 6

All it needs now is a lovely photograph to go in the middle.

Quick tip: You can choose a black and white photo so that it would stand out from your background.
japanese paper scrapbook idea
Look at how pretty and neat my page has turned out! Who would have thought that this lovely and colorful page was built with scrap?
I hope you enjoyed this tip, and stay tuned for more inspiring scrapbooking tips! ❤
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