by design episode #68: 5 million ways to use washi tape (or really like 13)

Today we chat washi tape and share all our favorite uses for this magical mini tape! We cover walls, art, keys, cords, books, doors, headboards…and a lot of other wonderful randomness. Washi tape is a great way to add some color and interest to all things bland and generic. It’s also super easy to use and the uses for it are endless.

Thanks so much for listening, and be sure to check out our website for all the inspiration pics!


Lyn & Dannette



{by design} pinterest board:


#1) Headboards

skyline // designrulz

colorful // source unknown

fun angles // source unknown

intersecting lines // we are scout

squared off // adas design inc

#2) Instead of Wallpaper…

x marks the spot // by design playroom project

bars of color // ann kelle

colorful mountain // brit+co

geometric // solebich

chevrons // unknown

crosses // walk in love

frame a pattern // by design project by Lyn

#3) Wall Collages

fun frame wall // fox and star

geometric frames // apartment therapy

#4) Playhouse Ideas

playhouse art // behance

bookcase dollhouse // apartment therapy

#5) Christmas Trees

tape a tree // homey oh my

#6) Paneled Walls

wall trim // unknown

#7) Doors

fun door moulding // at home in love

angled pattern door // domino

detail your closet doors // almost makes perfect

#8) Tagging Books

book ends // trendenser

#9) Calendar Marking

keep organized // pop sugar

#10) Make a Calendar

modish and main

#11) Mark Your Keys!!!

fancify your keys // i heart organizing

#12) Decorate & Label Cords

add pattern to exposed cords // design love fest

it’s not a cord, it’s a plant // unkown

cord labels // the chic site

#13) Decorate Jar Tops & Cans

decorate your recycling // trendenser

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