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DIY Washi Tape Bookmarks

Your new favourite read deserves better than a lollipop stick, old receipt or crumpled train ticket. Luckily, with the help of our favourite crafty supply, washi tape, you can whip up a colourful bookmark for every book in your library. How cool is that?

diy washi tape bookmarks

These DIY washi tape bookmarks are super easy to make and only take a couple of minutes. Whether you fawn over florals, go dotty for polka dots or love a clean-cut geometric design, you can make these DIY bookmarks reflect your own personal style.

Also, if you’re planning to give a book as a gift, a little personalised bookmark would make a pretty sweet addition, don’t ya think?

diy washi tape bookmarks

The washi tapes that we used to make bookmarks are all from masté washi masking tape.

Here are the designs: baby panda, jungle, goldfish and mushroom

Now…let’s make some bookmarks!


  • washi tape
  • scissors
  • white / coloured card
  • ruler


1 | Cut out a bookmark shape from card.

Generally, most patterned washi tapes show up best on white card but that’s no rule. If you want to go neon, go for it.Decorate.

2 | Decorate.

Now’s the time to whip out the washi tape collection and decorate to your heart’s content. Try layering, diagonal stripes and cut-outs to make some super cute washi tape bookmarks in a flash.

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Tape used above: masté white cosmic washi tape