If you’re not familiar with it, washi tape is decorative masking tape originating from Japan. It comes in an endless variety of colours, patterns, and designs, which make it an ideal material for decorating your home with. Don’t be fooled by its simple appearance, though, there is almost no limit to what you can do with this versatile tape, as these washi tape ideas demonstrate.
A little bit of washi tape can go a long way. Add a few strips of black tape and you’ve got a ‘headboard’, as well as a simple piece of wall art.
All it took to create this geometric masterpiece was some washi tape – and, I think you’ll agree, the design fits in perfectly with the rest of the room.
This stunning wall mural really is a standout feature of the space, and all it took to produce was a roll of washi tape and no doubt a lot of patience!
Washi tape makes a great alternative to the traditional picture frame, and you can play around with different designs much more than is possible with a solid mount.
How about using it to add a little colour to a space? It can do the same job as paint, but is far less messy to apply!
For the more artistic among you, washi tape offers the perfect opportunity to create something beautiful and inspiring.
The versatility of washi tape means it really doesn’t take much to brighten up an otherwise dull piece of furniture, or room for that matter.
This is a wonderfully quirky and colourful alternative to the usual stair runner. In fact, washi tape can be used in place of many standard types of decor.
Don’t replace your door, just spruce it up with some creatively placed washi tape. The same goes for pretty much anything in your home.
How about a lampshade made from washi tape? This one is rather colourful, but you can choose any colour or design you like.
This plain white dresser has been reborn, and all it took was the addition of some gold washi tape. Gorgeous!
Love this pastel and grey room, which has been nicely finished off with the inclusion of the washi tape deer head design.
The example above illustrates just how easy it is to breathe new life into a space without having to go to the trouble of redecorating – and all with nothing more than a couple of rolls of washi tape.
A simple, yet creative design, this washi tape tree didn’t take much effort to produce, but is impactful nonetheless.