12 DIY Washi Tape Craft Ideas

DIY washi tape craft ideas from

I was playing around with my collection of washi tape earlier today and remembered all over again how much I love this stuff. If you’re not familiar with washi, it’s a thin Japanese masking tape made from paper in endless color and pattern combinations. It’s inexpensive and it’s perfect for dressing up everything from everyday stationery to glassware to clothespins. You can find washi tape a lot of places these days including local craft stores, or online at places like Cute Tape and Paper Source. Want to be inspired to add a punch of pretty color to your decor or your next party? Here are 12 DIY washi tape craft ideas!

  • Washi Tape Garland 1 of 12
    Washi Tape Garland
    Made from embroidery thread and washi tape in pretty pastels, I love this little garland for dressing up a wall in a nursery or a baby shower!
    Get the how-to from Torie Jayne.
  • Washi Tape Frames 2 of 12
    Washi Tape Frames
    I am outright obsessed with this idea, using washi tape as cool, graphic photo frames by taping it directly to the wall.
    Get the how-to from Design*Sponge.
  • Washi Tape Planner 3 of 12
    Washi Tape Planner
    After seeing this idea on Pinterest a while back I implemented it myself - you use alternating colors of washi tape to organize your planner!
    Get the how-to from Take Two They're Small.
  • Washi Tape Clothespins 4 of 12
    Washi Tape Clothespins
    Dress up ordinary clothespins with a splash of funk using washi tape in fun colors.
    Get the how-to from Whisker Graphics.
  • Washi Tape Drink Flags 5 of 12
    Washi Tape Drink Flags
    Give the cocktails at your next party a little kick with drink flags made from lollipop sticks and washi tape!
    Get the how-to from Martha Stewart.
  • Washi Tape Jars 6 of 12
    Washi Tape Jars
    I love how sweet these jars are dressed up with strips of washi. They're perfect for holding pens, pencils, art supplies - even makeup brushes!
    Get the how-to from Red N Mercedes.
  • Washi Tape Decorated Frame 7 of 12
    Washi Tape Decorated Frame
    Ordinary white frames get a punch of interest with the addition of washi tape. Love this look!
    Get the how-to from decor8.
  • Washi Tape Vases 8 of 12
    Washi Tape Vases
    To rock these vases, just spray paint any glassware you already have and apply washi tape to your heart's content!
    Get the how-to from Creative Mint.
  • Washi Tape Wall Art 9 of 12
    Washi Tape Wall Art
    Definitely a project I want to try, give your hand a whirl at custom art made from washi tape and parchment paper!
    Get the how-to from Dear Lizzy.
  • Washi Tape Gift Tags 10 of 12
    Washi Tape Gift Tags
    Dress up otherwise run of the mill packages with sweet gift tags jazzed up with washi tape.
    Get the how-to from Martha Stewart.
  • Washi Tape Glasses 11 of 12
    Washi Tape Glasses
    Wow your guests with colorful glasses adorned with a flurry of washi tape triangles.
    Get the how-to from By Wilma.
  • Washi Tape Cake Bunting 12 of 12
    Washi Tape Cake Bunting
    Make a simple white cake on a basic cake stand a showstopper with a washi take cake bunting and a patterned cake stand.
    Get the how-to from Sugar & Cloth.

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