Washi tape originated in Japan and is usually made from natural fibres. It comes in decorative designs which is perfect for adding a dash of colour to your creative projects. Here are some ideas for making the most of your washi tape at home, work or school.
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Envelopes don’t need to be plain and boring. Why not send a handwritten letter with some colourful washi across the front?
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Decorate your drawings with some pink floral washi or a pattern of your choice. Add it to the body of your drawings or to the background.
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Decorate your home or special event with a washi banner. This is easy to make with a piece of string and your favourite washi tape.
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For that personal touch on Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day, birthdays or Christmas make your own greeting card with patterned washi tape.
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Customise your cutlery to match your special event without breaking the bank. Just wrap some tape around a knife or fork for a unique look.
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Celebrate a birthday or a wedding with some handmade cake toppers. All you need are some tooth picks, washi tape and some scissors to cut the ends.
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Make your own bookmark with pretty washi tape, cardboard and thread for the tassel.
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Wide washi tape is effective for larger items such as jewellery boxes. Perfect for adding extra colour for your wardrobe or dressing table.
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This phone cover looks amazing with a mix of floral washi tape. A cheap way to mix up your accessories.
Paper Craft and Origami
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Stick some washi tape to a plain paper and viola, you have some decorative paper for folding into different shapes.
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Washi is more than just tape, rather than just taping the ends of your gift wrap you can wrap the whole present. Double over your tape and turn it into a ribbon and you can create a present topper.
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This is a tidy indoor alternative to drawing chalk on your floor. Quick and easy to set up for children’s birthday parties.
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Doing the laundry will always be boring but these floral pegs are super cute.
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Re-purpose an old chair with some washi tape or paper-mâché.
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Decorate your journal or school books with washi tape. This one looks interstellar in blue.
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Wish I had washi around when I was in school. These pencils look fun in different patterns.
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Jazz up that plain keyboard with various washi tape. I would probably use galaxy pattern washi tape space bar… XD
Collect Them All
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You can always collect them all and just admire the all the colours!