9 Easy Ways to Transform Your Furniture with Washi Tape

9 Easy Ways to Transform Your Furniture with Washi Tape

Nancy Mitchell
Jul 27, 2017
(Image credit: Lonny)

Want to add a little pizazz to your furniture without the trouble of painting? Washi tape is a fun (and inexpensive!) way to dress up boring furniture — and if you ever get tired of your new look, you can just peel it off and start again.

Above: Washi tape makes for a colorful (and super quick) chair makeover, as seen on Lonny.

(Image credit: Brit + Co.)
(Image credit: Brit + Co.)

The folks at Brit + Co. used washi tape to add kicky stripes to a plain white dresser.

(Image credit: Lonny)
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Use washi tape to add a little color to a side table or nightstand, as seen on HGTV.

(Image credit: Brit + Co.)

This dresser by Brit + Co. got a graphic update with a little tape.

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If you're commitment shy and prefer not to paint, you can even use washi tape to change the color of an entire piece, like this IKEA Bekvam stool spotted on Fellow Fellow.

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DIY washi tape headboard from Audrey Sjl

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Washi tape stripes dress up the legs of an IKEA table spotted on The Life Creative.

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Megan from The Homes I Have Made used extra-wide washi tape to add stripes to a dresser.

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And finally there's this chest of drawers by Zoe Murphy, spotted on House to Home. Zoe used paint for this project — you can check out her website, which has many more colorful designs — but I can see this being fairly easy to replicate with patterned washi tape. Happy crafting!

This updated post was originally published 5.18.16.

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