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10 Black Electrical Tape Home Decor Projects

Tape projects are the best because the makeover or craft isn’t permanent…unless you want them to be. Just remove the tape from a vase or whatever you decorated and your item is back to the original. Black electrical tape is great to work with because black is a neutral color and it can be classy, country, or whatever you need it to be.

Black Electrical Tape Christmas Tree

Make Black Electrical Tape Home Decor, Christmas Tree

I’ve made several electrical tape projects and I found a few online when I was looking for more ways to use the tape. I really like the window pane idea. But first is my Christmas tree made with tape, a flat canvas panel, and jewelry.

Tape Decorated Washer And Dryer

black electrical tape to decorate washer and dryer

How cool are the washer and dryer with the black stripes and dots. It would be fun to use the black tape on my stainless steel refrigerator. Project by Elsie from A Beautiful Mess.

Be Mine Sign

electrical tape 3

It’s nice to do something a little different for your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day or any day for that matter. I used the black tape to add a sweet saying on the workshop floor in front of my husband’s tool box. I think he liked it. At least was something different and that tape stayed there forever.

Ornament Decorated With Black Electrical Tape

Kate Spade inspired DIY ornaments by Monica Benavidez

The black and white ornament is so classy. This one may take a little care just because the electrical tape is so stretchy. It can get pretty wonky if you stretch it instead of just laying it down on your project. This DIY is by Monica Benavidez.

Black Electrical Tape Gift Tags

Christmas wrapping with black electrical tape

Yes, I like thinking outside the box and surprising or shocking my family with my crazy ideas. One year, instead of gift tags, I used black electrical tape to put my son’s name, Jay, and my husband’s name, Ray, on their gifts.

Taped Up Box!

black and white storage box made with electrical tape by Decoist

Another classy look with black tape on a white file or storage box and a small notebook. Another great thing is you can accent black and white decor with any color. This project is from the decoist.

Candy Display Created With Tape And Googly Eyes

chocolate display

Nothing sweeter than googly eyes and black tape. Just wrap glass containers with electrical tape, then apply sticky eyes all willy-nilly. The kids love this idea.

Tape Frame

electrical tape picture frame by Stars For Street Lights

When you live in a NYC apartment the rules about what you can hang on the walls are usually pretty rigid. Since black tape isn’t permanent go crazy with it. Project by Stars For Streetlights.

Black Tape Window Panes

use black electrical tape to decorate windows from The Wicker House

That window really looks like it is divided into panes, doesn’t it? It’s just black electrical tape. From The Wicker House.

Electrical Tape Mummy

electrical tape mummy (2)

Seasonal decorating with black tape is a thing. Add black electrical tape or Duck Tape to luggage, watering cans, crates, etc., to make jack-o-lantern or mummy faces.

Make Black Electrical Tape Home Decor

black electrical tape decor

What ideas do you have for creating home decor or display with black electrical tape?

Author: Kathy Owen
Kathy Owen is the founder of the home decor blog Petticoat Junktion where she shares tutorials on painting furniture and upcycling thrifty finds into unique home décor. Her DIY projects have been featured on the Home Depot Blog, Plaid Crafts, Behr Designer Series, and in numerous magazines. Kathy’s newest website is HappyHomeDIY.com

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