Easy DIY Washi Tape

Have you seen all the different and cute types of washi tape?  We have a quick and easy tutorial for you to make your own washi tape. Why make your own? By making your own diy washi tape, you can customize and color match your tape for whatever you may need it for (also the cost is pretty cheap)! Read below for our 5 easy steps to make your own.

DIY Washi Tape


Masking Tape

Plastic Flexible Cutting Board

Acrylic Paint

Permanent Markers


Step 1: Cut desired length of masking tape and lay flat on plastic cutting map.


Step 2: Paint the masking tape. Let dry.


Step 3: Once the paint has dried, draw your details or pattern with a permanent marker.


Step 4: Peel the tape off the plastic mat.


Step 5: Place the tape wherever you wish to add some fun color and pattern!

DIY Washi Tape

We had fun dressing up notebooks, gift bags and envelopes.

How do you use washi tape?

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  1. says

    That is inspired! I love it – perfect for making matching tape for gift wrap, or just for decorating stuff around the house. Pinning it right away!

  2. says

    Hi Jamie, Very nice! Perfect for journaling too. Drop by and share your post at my weekly party if you would like to. What a great idea I bet my readers would love it too. A new party just went live today.

  3. says

    You are very talented. I don’t know if I have the skill to do anything as nice as yours, but this will be something that I keep in my arsenal for when I need “just the right” piece of washi tape!

  4. says

    This is so creative and easy! I am going to give this a go next weekend with a project that has been on my to do list. Thank you for sharing :-)

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