Washi tape comes in a huge selection of sizes, colours and patterns. It also peels easily off most surfaces and it's completely recyclable and biodegradable, making it a popular material for crafters over the world. You can use it to add some flair to journals, scrapbooks and greetings cards, or to bring a pop of colour to household items like stationery and home décor - see our full list of washi tape crafting ideas in our guide: What is washi tape and how can you use it?

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There are so many eye-catching designs out there, it's difficult to single out the best ones, but we've listed some of our favourites. You'll find all sorts of different colours and patterns below, featuring everything from botanical prints and famous artworks to positive affirmations.

The best washi tape to buy online

Keep scrolling to find our edit of the best washi tape you can buy online.

12 Starry Sky Rolls Washi Tape Set

12 Rolls Washi Tape Set, Starry Sky on a table

Celestial washi tapes are particularly popular at the moment; their dreamy patterns and deep colours add immediate impact to any scrapbook page, journal entry or craft project.

This pack of 12 rolls from Amazon is one of the best washi tape sets to buy, as it comes with a selection of different patterns in one neat box. You’ll get 2m of tape per roll, giving you 24m to work with in total - enough for lots of different crafting projects.

Use them individually or mix and match to create a cohesive night sky theme.

Yes You Can Washi Tape

Yes You Can Washi Tape on a white background

Perfect for journals, scrapbooks and personal organisers, this friendly washi tape comes with a positive affirmation. We also love the idea of using it to decorate cards and presents sent to anyone in need of a little confidence boost.

The pink backing with its fun golden lettering sets it apart from other washi tapes you can buy.

Flying Birds Washi Tape

Flying Birds Washi Tape on a pink background

Have you ever seen a washi tape quite as sweet as this one? With a deep blue background, it features illustrations of migrating birds, white stars and colourful flowers in full bloom.

We’d use this one for adding a pop of colour to household items like stationery and card envelopes.

8 Plain & Grid Patterned Masking Tape

8 Plain & Grid Patterned Masking Tape in boxes

If you’re looking for something smart and relatively simple, why not go for these stylish washi tapes? You can choose between lots of different colour groups, including ‘ocean’ and ‘rose red’, and there’s even a monotone selection.

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In each pack, you’ll get two 1.5cm-wide tapes and six 1cm-wide rolls. They’re all 3m in length.

8 Roll Washi Tape Set

8 Rolls Washi Tape Set on a white table

Calling all plant-lovers! This washi tape set is for you. You’ll get eight rolls in three different widths: 0.5cm, 1.5cm and 3cm.

They’re all illustrated with beautiful green-toned images, so they’re some of the best washi tapes for mixing and matching when wrapping presents and sending postcards to fellow nature nuts.

Alternatively, why not use them to decorate your indoor plant pots and watering cans?

From the same Amazon page, you can also buy a blue ocean-themed set and a pink pack, featuring flamingos, flowers and rainbow clouds.

Moment In Time Wide Washi Tape

Moment In Time Wide Washi Tape on a white background

Here’s a washi tape you probably haven’t seen before - direct from The Washi Tape Shop, no less.

It features a huge number of sweet illustrations, centred around “the little events of our lives in autumn and winter”.

It’s larger than most tapes, at 7cm wide and 5m long, and you can buy it as a PET tape with clear backing too.

Van Gogh Washi Tape Set

Van Gogh Washi Tape Set on a white background

If you’re a fan of Van Gogh or you’re looking for some familiar designs, try this beautiful set from The Washi Tape Shop. It includes some of the iconic artist’s most famous paintings, such as Sunflowers, Irises and The Starry Night.

If you don’t want to go for the six-tape pack, you can choose one of the three-roll sets. All the tapes measure 3cm in width and are a generous 5m long.

Washi Tape Set of 24

Washi Tape Set of 24 on a white background

For convenience and affordability, you can’t beat this set from The Works. It includes an impressive 24 rolls - five are metallic, six are glittery and 13 are patterned.

The tapes also come in assorted sizes, so you can use them for a range of different applications.

Autumn Washi Tape

Autumn Washi Tape in a box

Who doesn’t love Autumn? Now, you can celebrate the season with these sweet washi tapes.

This pack of 10 includes an array of different prints, featuring everything from pumpkins and hedgehogs to various leaf designs, and even warm-toned geometric patterns.

Priced at under £3 for 10 tapes, this pack is a real bargain.

Rainbow Washi Tape

Rainbow Washi Tape on a yellow and white background

Lovers of bold, bright designs, look no further. This washi tape set features all the colours of the rainbow - in a selection of eye-catching patterns!

Using these cheerful tapes is a great way to instantly upgrade everyday items and show off your personality.

Sticky City Tape

Sticky City Tape on white paper

These three washi tapes recreate the skylines of London, Paris and New York. They’re ideal for decorating photo frames, albums and scrapbooks displaying your holiday snaps - or adding an extra touch to postcards. Of course, they’d also work well for crafting projects around the home.

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You can choose between the three cities and you’ll get three rolls per pack - that’s 9m in total. Why not try layering them up to create a deeper skyline?

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Alice TufferyDigital Writer

Alice is a digital writer with a knack for tracking down the most innovative and exciting products to hit the market. Working across several of Our Media's special interest brands, she's written for publications including Countryfile, Gardens Illustrated and Science Focus. Outside of work - and lusting over homeware and gardening products - you’ll find her rambling in the great outdoors or watching an old film.

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