19 Washi Tape Craft Ideas

Washi Tape is ever so popular these days.  If you are not familiar with it, it is Japanese decorative tape.  There are a multitude of patterns and colors available.  It is not very sticky so you can reposition it easily which makes it perfect for craft projects.  Here are 19 ways to decorate with Washi Tape which include paper crafts, home decor, wall art, holiday decor, and how to make your own.

Crafting with Washi Tape

1.  Washi Tape Banner ~ This Washi Tape Banner is absolutely adorable!  You could make one for every holiday or party theme.  How about one for a birthday cake?!  Watch the video on this post for the full tutorial to make your own washi tape banner.

2. Washi Tape Twist Ties ~ Twist ties are perfect adornments for treats or presents in cellophane bags.  You can make your own twist ties in about 15 minutes with just 3 supplies.  Make extras to have some on hand for rainy days!

3.  Washi Tape Food Picks ~ Dress up your food with these fun Washi Tape Food Picks.  They are so easy to make you will be thrilled.  You can change them up by cutting the ends differently.

4.  DIY Washi Tape Laptop Keyboard ~ Make your laptop the prettiest around with washi tape.  Eight coordinating tapes were used to cover the keys.  This is an ideal project to do in front of the tv.  So, grab your soda, your favorite movie, and begin taping your keys.

Home Decor with Washi Tape

5.  Washi Tape Votive Holders ~ So simple yet so elegant!  This project is so easy any one can do it.  Simply wind the washi tape around clear glass votives.  Voila!  Wouldn’t these be beautiful at a wedding or bridal shower?

6.  Washi Tape Trivet ~ This Washi Tape Trivet is fantastic!  With Mother’s Day just around the corner this would be a great DIY project for mom.  It’s so simple the kids could help make it.

7.  Washi Tape Topiary Centerpiece {tutorial} ~ Add washi tape to your Spring centerpiece.  Wrap the stems with tape.  And, add it to the tray.  Such a simple task gives it the perfect touch!

8.  Washi Tape Window Treatment ~ Seriously, washi tape on your window treatments?  Yes, and isn’t it fabulous!  The tape is heat resistant so it stays in place.  You can lightly iron it on the plain fabric for a stronger bond.  When the season is over you can wash the valance and change the tape to a different design.

9.  Washi Tape Lampshade Lining ~ This lined washi tape lampshade is beautiful!  Since the tape is repositionable you can play with the desired pattern.

Wall Art with Washi Tape

10.  Washi Tape Shapes ~ Geometric shapes are ‘clean and crisp’ and very eye catching.  You can use them for crafting, scrapbooking and even to decorate packaging.  Or, you can frame it for a beautiful piece of art.

11.  DIY Washi Tape Corkboard ~ I adore this graphic-patterned washi tape cork board!  The tape gave the plain cork tiles a punch of pizzazz!  You can quickly create your own cork board in under 20 minutes.

Paper Crafts with Washi Tape

12.  Washi Tape Notebook ~ This Mead notebook is never looked better.  Make your own one of a kind notebooks with different colors and patterns of washi tape.  Wouldn’t this be a great gift for Teacher Appreciation Week?

13.  Custom Stamped Washi Tape {Thank You Card} ~  Learn how to create your own custom stamped washi tape.  It allows you to create your own tape to coordinate with your favorite paper colors.

14.  DIY Washi Tape ~ If you love washi tape, but don’t care for the price you can make your own!  There is always an alternative and a DIY to every project right?  This post tutorial will show you how you can use tissue paper, napkins, or old newspaper to make your own washi tape.

15.  Free Washi Tape Download ~ Decorate your photos with this free washi tape download.  It will add the perfect touch to your photos.  Who doesn’t love free!

16.  Fabric Washi Tape Strips Tutorial ~ This fabric washi tape is so adorable!  It adds great dimension and color to packages and letters.  It’s also a great way to use up some of your fabric scraps! {wink}

Holiday Decorating with Washi Tape

17.  Velum and Washi Tape Egg ~ An adorable alternative to the traditional egg dye!  Using 1/2″ washi tape, vellum, and craft punches you can make a pretty pattern to decorate your eggs.

18.  Decorating Eggs with Washi Tape ~ Here is another fabulous way to decorate your Easter eggs.  Cut your washi tape into tiny squares and rectangles which makes the perfect patchwork egg!  No dying necessary.  Yay!

19.  Fireworks Vases ~ What a great way to dress up your plain white vases!  The firework is washi tape cut into thin strips and placed in a firework pattern.  Easy peasy!  After the 4th of July remove the tape and it’s ready for a new holiday.

Do you have a favorite Washi Tape Craft Idea you’d like to share?  If so, I’d love to see it!

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  1. I love this! I can’t believe I’ve never used this stuff before. I definitely need to get ahold of some ASAP. Thanks for sharing!

    -Erin Spain

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