9 Ways to Transform Your Dorm Room with Washi Tape

9 Ways to Transform Your Dorm Room with Washi Tape

Nancy Mitchell
Jul 14, 2016
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Washi tape, the pretty Japanese masking tape that the internet has been going nuts for, is pretty much the perfect thing for your dorm room: it's colorful, it's inexpensive, and most importantly, it's removable. Oh, and did we mention it's incredibly versatile? Really the only limit is your imagination, but here are a few projects to get you started.

Above: Use washi tape to create inexpensive (and creative!) picture frames, as seen on Design Sponge.

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Apply a mosaic of washi tape triangles to dress up a door, as seen on Style Carrot.

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Dress up your mini fridge with a little washi tape, as seen on HGTV.

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Create a DIY headboard with washi tape, as seen on Audrey Sjl.

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Cheaper and faster than a bulletin board: this washi tape inspiration board from Mother Mag.

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Here's another idea for a washi tape door, from HGTV. This pattern is made with extra-wide patterned washi tape.

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Wrap plain old power cords in washi tape to make them just a little bit prettier. DIY from Design Love Fest.

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Create an oversized wall calendar with washi tape, as seen on Decoesfera.

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Anne Kelle covered an entire wall of her bedroom in washi tape stripes, with beautiful results. It's just as good as wallpaper — and with a fraction of the price, and the hassle.

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