Learn how to make Washi tape wall art. This is an easy DIY home decor craft to fill a space on a wall in your home or to give as a gift.

How to make washi tape wall art. Easy craft idea by Amy at LivingLocurto.com

Washi Tape Wall Art Is An Easy Home Decor Project

I’m excited about today’s Washi Tape Craft because it’s not only a fun and easy wall decor project, but I have teamed up with Michaels to let you know about their Craft it Forward project!

In honor of Random Acts of Kindness, I hope to inspire others to “craft it forward”.  I had a blast making this washi tape wall art home decor and giving them away.

This is such an easy and pretty craft! I am always in need of something to fill a space on a wall in my home. Knowing this was a craft I was to giveaway, I chose wall art.

After deciding on a few friends who I knew would like to be surprised with some DIY art, I headed to Michaels to let my creativity flow! I wanted to do something with canvas and really happy with the way it turned out!

How to make washi tape wall art. Easy craft idea by Amy at LivingLocurto.com

HOW TO MAKE WASHI TAPE WALL ART

What you will need:

  • Canvas (These were on sale at Michaels when I was shopping. Score!)
  • Acrylic Paint – I chose Martha Stewart’s Metallic Paint in shades of gold and silver.
  • Wooden Letters
  • Washi Tape – I used several patterns from Michaels and a few from Pebbles
  • Paint Brush
  • Hot Glue
  • Mod Podge
How to make washi tape wall art. Easy craft idea by Amy at LivingLocurto.com

Paint The Canvas with Acrylic Paint

Before I started crafting, I painting swatches on a test canvas to make sure the paint looked good with my tape patterns.

How to make washi tape wall art. Easy craft idea by Amy at LivingLocurto.com

Add Washi Tape to Wooden Letters

After painting your canvas, let it dry and move onto the wooden letters. I didn’t paint the letters, but just started adding tape. It was really easy. The hardest part was deciding what patterns to use!

How to make washi tape wall art. Easy craft idea by Amy at LivingLocurto.com

Coat the Letters with Mod Podge

Mod Podge will seal the tape and make sure it doesn’t peel off. I used Super Gloss Mod Podge because I liked the shine it gave the tape.

How to make washi tape wall art. Easy craft idea by Amy at LivingLocurto.com

After the canvas is dry, hot glue the wooden letters to the canvas. You can frame the canvas or add tape around the sides. Then you’re all done!

How to make washi tape wall art. Easy craft idea by Amy at LivingLocurto.com

I hot glued a cute party favor bag to the back of the canvas along with a note and gift card to Micheals, then delivered these to my friends encouraging them to Craft it Forward!

How to make washi tape wall art. Easy craft idea by Amy at LivingLocurto.com

My friends loved their new art! It was a fun day of crafty kindness:-)

I hope this encouraged you to practice kindness and pass it on! Michaels would love for you to share your stories online. Find more craft ideas here and here.

How to make washi tape wall art. Easy craft idea by Amy at LivingLocurto.com

 

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Washi Tape Wall Art

Learn how to make Washi tape wall art. This is an easy DIY home decor craft to fill a space on a wall in your home or to give as a gift.
Prep Time30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Yield: 1
Author: Amy Locurto

Instructions

  • Paint the entire canvas, let completely dry.
  • Cover wooden letter with Washi tape.
  • Paint the letter with Mod Podge to seal the tape and make sure it doesn’t peel off.
  • Hot glue the wooden letters to the canvas.
  • You can frame the canvas or add tape around the sides. Then you’re all done!
Plan To Make This?Please share if you do. Mention @LivingLocurto or tag #LivingLocurto on Instagram. We’d love to see!
Course: Craft
Cuisine: American
Keyword: craft, diy, edible craft, home decor, painting, washi tape

Originally published on February 15, 2013. Last Updated on June 28, 2021 by Amy Locurto

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