Five Ways to Washi Tape

Five Ways to Washi Tape

Five Ways to Washi Tape  

Written by Kailanianna Ablog

Ever heard of washi tape? According to the Robert C. Williams Museum of Papermaking, “washi,” or Japanese paper, is made out of plant fibers. Since it is paper-based, washi tape is an eco-friendly alternative to plastic adhesives. Join us as we share with you five ways to washi tape!

Decorating Letters & Envelopes 

Sending happy mail is one method of keeping in touch with family and friends, so why not use washi tape to decorate your next message? Whether you decorate the note paper or envelope you’re sending, the recipient will be in for an adorable surprise.  

Spruce Up Your Bullet Journal

Coming up with monthly bujo themes can be difficult, but with washi tape on hand, you’ll  be able to come up with some cute (and functional) designs! With many colors to choose from, there are a multitude of ways to washi tape your journals.

Mark Your (Book) Spot

Need a bookmark but don’t want to fold your page? With an envelope, scissors, and washi tape, you’ll be able to make your own in a jiffy. Simply cut one of the bottom corners off an envelope and decorate it to your heart’s content! 

Adorn That Vision Board

Working on a dream or vision board? Consider using washi tape to stick or layer on your images and phrases. Depending on your theme or color scheme, there will be a plethora of ways to washi tape and decorate!

Deck Out Your Gift Wrap

Gift giving happens all year round, and washi tape is a great way to make your gift prep more eco-friendly. Using your favorite roll of washi tape and newspaper, fold around the present and use the tape to secure. Alternatively, you can use sustainable gift wrap like Wrappily to crank up your zero waste game!


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