January 17, 2012

Decorating with Washi Tape

Lately I have been obessed with Washi Tape.
For those of you who are wondering what is Washi Tape?
For starters, washi tape comes from Japan, it is a paper tape that comes in tons of pretty colors and different patterns on a roll like regular sticky tape, and is often translucent. You can find it in 1/4″ widths up to 2 1/2 inches, and it feels more like masking tape than true “paper.”
These are some top ways to decorate with it.
1. Gift Wrap/ Tags

2. Glass Wrap
3. Journal  Wrap
 4. Inside-out security envelopes re-secured with decorative tape
5. Flag Stirrers adds that perfect touch for any party!

 6. Bottles and jam jars sprayed white then decorated with colourful washi tape – these would make pretty vases for any party occasion or just to hold flowers around your house
 7. Washi tape covered pegs - perfect for organizing your life
clothes pin wreath {source}

8. Jam jars decorated with washi tape bunting - You could fill them with flowers or tealights for a party or to decorate your home, or they could hold pens and other household items. {source}
 9. Great Tape Holder I found on etsy I want it!

 I ordered some new washi tape cant wait to use them in my projects!
Happy Creative Monday!


Chelsea said...

Okay girl, this is amazing! I need to make that journal, like right now. I'm pretty sure if I decorated all my notebooks for nursing school in Washi Tape, I'd get an A... ;) So where are you ordering it from?

Erynn said...

Awesome!! Is it like duct tape?

Paislea Elyse said...

oh how cute! i love this!!

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dreaming en francais said...

So pretty, love the journals and jam jars! Thanks for sharing! xo


Olivia said...

looove all the ideas! i have some tape and I have never used them this way :)

Belle Maison Et Moi said...

Oh so cute, I've actually never heard of it! I'll have to dream up some projects where I could use this tape.

Erin said...

I need to get on this trend! :) Everything is so cute!

Anonymous said...


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Greenmare said...

Oh my gosh I think I just became obsessed too!!! I must go find some of this tape!

hannah. said...

Pretty Tape on Etsy has an AMAZING inventory of washi tape and pretty fast shipping time. That's where I order all of mine from and I am never disappointed in price/wait time.

These are some great ideas!!

Posy and Co. said...

Love the ideas! I used it this past Christmas to wrap so many of my gifts. A little brown wrap, twine and washi tape - voila! Perfection! Much love, Lisa

Dita Maulani said...

Loving that washi tape covered pegs and jars!

Veronica P. said...

excellent ideas!

found and sewn said...

lovely, so many great ideas. I want some!

Leanne said...

I love the little boxes.

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Erika Peterson said...

Who would have known that tape could be so versatile??

Bonnie said...

I just discovered washi tape to, and love it! Thanks for all the great ideas on how to use it in such creative ways...you got me thinking now! Thanks for the inspiration! Have a beautiful day!

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Liz said...

awesome! I'd never heard of this kind of tape before!!

Kerri said...

Oh swoon.. I love your blog! It's so very much my style, I can't get over it. :) I love it!

MACY said...

i love doing crafts.. these tapes are great!