MT Masking Tape Exhibition (S’pore)

“So, what are you going to do for this long weekend?” my hubs’ colleague asked him.

“We are going to a masking tape exhibition,” the hubs replied.

“What?”

Masking tape exhibition.”

“Masking tape?”

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Yup, you’ve heard right. The MT Masking Tape (Washi tape) is holding an exhibition at Ion Art (Level 4) until 11 August. I’m not a fan of masking tape but after seeing the beautiful tapes, I have to go and dragged my family (my hubs, Faith and I) to go for some fun at the expo.

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We were the first to arrive and I was overwhelmed with excitement. I transformed into a little girl instantly, going ga-ga over those cute tapes. After putting a few rolls of tapes into the basket, the hubs came over and asked, “Do you know how much they cost?”

Yes, of course I do. Well, they are expensive for tapes but yours truly knows what she is getting into and her hubs just let her be.

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Besides the pop-up store where you can browse the many colourful tapes and Singapore-themed limited edition ones, there is also a station where you can try out the tapes on a box (provided) or things that you bring along. I had wanted to decorate a rather big (ok, medium-sized) box that I brought along but felt a tad embarrassed to use so much of the tapes and in the end, ceased my attempt.

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There are two gacha gacha machines at the end of this table and I had a try at it. If your gacha gacha (I suppose it’s the egg-like thing) has a brown paper in it, you get to choose one washi tape from the counter. And I got lucky!

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Besides the gacha-gacha and the craft corner, kids can also entertain themselves in these cute little houses!

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So what can we do with washi tapes? Perhaps these pictures will give you some ideas?

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I can’t resist getting my hands on some of these tapes and went home poorer by some tens of dollars. I can’t wait for Faith to grow up and join me in some craftwork!

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If you spend more than $50, you could get this bag free!
Do pop by and enjoy yourself!
Till 11 Aug 2013.

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