5 Ways to Use Washi Tape in the Kitchen

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We know it’s smart to keep a roll of masking tape or painter’s tape around the kitchen, but we’re now adding one more tape type to our pantry: washi tape!

This delicate tape — and all the pretty patterns it comes in — is perfect for small kitchen and party projects. Maybe you have some left over from wrapping gifts?Here are five examples of the ways washi tape can come in handy for cooks.

  1. Jar labels: A small piece of washi tape is a classier way to label your storage jars → Kitchen Organization Tip: Label Your Jars with Washi Tape
  2. Toothpick flags: No more boring toothpicks → Cocktail Party Tip: Serve Cake Bites on Washi-Tape Toothpicks
  3. Wine glass labels: Wine charms can be a little kitschy, and they’re also one more thing to lose. A washi tape label is quick and easy → Forget Wine Charms: Use Washi Tape to Label Stemless Wine Glasses
  4. Cabinet decor: Give your cabinet edges a little razzle dazzle → Easy Rental Kitchen Project: Washi Tape Your Kitchen Cabinets
  5. Project helper: Again, washi tape will upstage masking tape any day → How Bruce Springsteen Helped Me Organize My Kitchen Drawers

Have you used washi tape for any organization or decorating projects around your kitchen? Tell us!

Tip: A great place to buy washi tape online? Etsy stores Pretty Tape and Chickydoddle, both of which have huge selections.

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