Washi tape Christmas decoration ideas are one of the easiest paper crafts and of course, a great chance to create unique greeting cards, ornaments or Christmas decoration. Washi tape is a Japanese masking tape and it comes in almost any color and numerous patters. The tape is thin yet durable, flexible, slightly translucent, with matte texture and very pleasant to the touch. It is easy to stick on and due to the special properties of the glue, it can be peeled and re-positioned to a different spot.
Washi tape Christmas decoration ideas – fun paper crafts for kids
Washit tape is universal and you can use it in numerous craft projects. It can be found at any craft store and you can choose traditional winter symbols, colors that match the overall palette of your festive decoration, mix and match colors and patterns, etc. We have selected some really easy Washi tape Christmas decoration ideas that are suitable for children. Of course, as with any craft project that involves scissors, you will need to monitor the process if your children are small and help them with cutting.
DIY Washi tape Christmas trees
- washi tape
- 3 paper mache cones in 3 sizes
- white paint (spray paint)
Paint your paper mache cones white. Let them dry.
Apply the washi tape starting at the top point of the cone and go straight down. Tear or cut the excess tape or wrap it around and press it to the inside of the cone.
Continue applying the washi tape until your cone is completely covered.
Simple Washi Tape Christmas Trees Garland
- Cereal box (cardboard)
- Washi tape
- paper punch
Trim the cereal box so you have a good-sized piece of cardboard without any folds.
Stick pieces of washi tape onto the back of the cereal packet in vertical strips. Continue sticking on the tape until the cardboard is covered.
Draw triangles on the rear of the card before cutting it out.
Punch a hole in the top of the tree and thread some string.
Washi Tape Christmas Baubles
- Christmas Washi Tape
- Red and Green Cardstock
Draw a bauble and an additional circle with a smaller diameter.
Cover the smaller circle with washi tape.
Fold the tape to the back of the circle.
Using a glue stick cover the rear of the small circle, turn over and place centrally on the bauble.
Finally, add the cord.
Washi Tape Cookie Cutter Ornaments
- Christmas Cookie Cutters, plastic or metal
- Assorted Washi Tapes
- Twine or Ribbon
Place the washi tape on the ornament vertically and slowly work your way around it so that is goes on evenly.
Once you have your washi applied to the ornament, you can attach your twine or ribbon.
Washi Tape Paper Chain Garland
- washi tape
- thin white printer paper
Apply strips of washi tape to one side of a plain white piece of paper.
Once you fill up about 3/4 of the paper, peel it off your working surface, flip it over and apply washi tape to the other side as well.
Cut the strips out.
Once you have cut all the strips, cut them in half. Then start gluing the strips together in rings, just like the old construction paper chains.
Keep on until you have the desired length.