2 Fun and Easy Washi Tape Valentine’s Day Crafts

Yes, I know my obsession with washi tape is getting a bit out of hand. I just can’t help myself. There are so many neat things you can do with washi tape. Today I have 2 fun and easy washi tape Valentine’s Day crafts to share with you. The first is a sweet peekaboo heart Valentine’s Day card. The second is an adorable heart box that is a gift in itself, but can also be used as a gift box for a piece of jewelry or other small trinket. Both projects require minimal supplies.

2 Fun and Easy Washi Tape Valentines' Day Crafts

To make the heart card you will need:

card stock paper
assortment of washi tape
piece of brown paper bag
craft glue
scissors

Washi Tape Heart Valentine's Day Card

Begin by cutting a piece of card stock paper to the size you want your card. Then fold in half. Cut out a piece of brown paper that will almost cover the top of your card. Fold the brown paper in half and cut out a heart shape. Unfold the brown paper and use your fingers to smooth out the center crease.

Peekaboo Heart Washi Tape Valentine's Day Card

Cut and place pieces of washi tape on top of the card, like in the picture above. They don’t have to be perfectly lined up, because the brown paper will be covering the edges. Once your pieces of tape are in place, glue the brown heart cutout on top of the card. The washi tape should be peeking through.

Washi Tape Heart Box

To make the heart box you will need:

cardboard heart shaped box
washi tape
scissors

I picked my heart shaped cardboard box up at my local craft store recently for just a couple of dollars. I am loving this project because it is so simple to do. Remove the box lid. Beginning at either the top or bottom of the box, press a piece of washi tape onto the box. Wrapping it all the way around. Add a second piece of tape directly above or below the first piece, repeating until the entire exterior of the box is covered. Don’t worry if it isn’t perfect. Washi tape is very forging and can be easily lifted and moved. Chances are you will have a piece of tape at the top or bottom that is too long. Just press the excess onto bottom or inside of the box.

Washi Tape Heart Trinket Box

For the lid, I lined up pieces of tape across the top of the box. Folding any excess down the sides. I added a couple pieces of tape around the outer rim of the lid to cover the rough edges and give it a more finished look.

Have you done any crafting with washi tape?

Happy Valentine's Day

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Comments

  1. Aww what a cute little box! I’ve been seeing lots of fun crafts decorated with washi tape but I keep forgetting to pick some up to experiment with.

  2. Love the box!! I love washi tape. So cute :)

  3. What an adorable box! So cute!!!

  4. Were you born with the ability to make cute craft ideas or did you get better with time? Every time I try a craft project, it turns out looking like a preschooler did it! LOL

  5. These came out so cute. I should start messing around with this tape.

  6. Terra Heck says:

    Both of those are super cute projects for Valentine’s Day. I really need to get my washi tape out and get creative with it.

  7. That turned out looking so cute! This would be great to make for my grandson!

  8. I’m still not 100% sure what washi tape it, and I keep hearing about it. I’ve never noticed it in a store, but in fairness have never looked for it. These look colorful, and easy to make is always a good thing.

  9. I love the heart card. I need to try Washi tape. I have only seen it once at a a store.

  10. I’ve never heard of the tape before, but your Valentine’s project is adorable! My daughter would love it!

  11. That is so cute, the card is adorable and I love the heart box!! I need to get some Washi Tape!!

  12. I love the box! And there are so many different shapes of those cardboard boxes – you could make variations for just about any holiday.

  13. That is utterly cute! :)

  14. Well isn’t that adorable. I make a donut valentine’s day box.

  15. what a great little craft box to put stuff in. Love it

  16. This looks like a cool craft! I’m a sucker for girly things!

  17. LOVE both of those! I might make my son a box like that, too cute!

  18. oh how neat! What a great idea.

  19. What a cute way to spruce up an inexpensive box!

  20. I love the look of washi tape but I have yet to mess with it…. but it looks so cute!

  21. Cute, cute, cute! I love washi tape, but never think of cute ways to use it. These will be so much fun for Valentine’s Day. Thanks!

  22. I decorated a garbage can with Washi Tape once – it turned out really cute!

  23. This turned out beautiful! I might make this for my daughter, thanks!

  24. Washi just makes everything cuter!

  25. I love both of the ideas. You are so creative!

  26. Washi tapes are the best!! They bring out so much variety!!

  27. Printing this for my daughter, she will love it.

  28. Neat! Em just got a Washi tape set for her birthday and we haven’t done anything with it yet. This is a cute idea!

    Thanks!

  29. These are cute, I love how easy washi tape is to use

  30. I love washi tape. I will have to try this.

  31. I love washi tape. It is one of the best things ever invented!

  32. That box is adorable!

  33. Dawn Monzu says:

    I absolutely love that box!!! I have never even heard of washi tape….I know right? haha I am definitely going to go get some and try this! Thank you!

  34. I love these projects. Thank you for sharing with us. I didn’t even like Washi tape but I would actually make these.

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