Duct Tape Rainbow Fan

Rainbow Fan 1Rainbow Fan 2

(Source: http://dollarstoremom.com/2014/02/make-a-rainbow-fan-from-duct-tape/)

What’s up? I’m super excited to share this duct tape project that I found on Pinterest (Make sure to follow Duct Tape Doodles!) You can check out the tutorial at Dollar Store Mom, where all credit goes (including image credits!) The basic idea is that you take apart an upright fan and cover each blade with a different color of tape. Once you put the fan back together and turn it on, the colors will blend together to create a cool rainbow effect. This craft is especially great during the miserable heat of summer.

Now, I have to give yet ANOTHER apology for my infrequent blog updates. I hope to post more often, especially for the rest of the summer, although this may be difficult as I will be going on vacation soon. I’ll try though! Thank you to all the loyal, patient readers of DTD. If you haven’t yet, follow Duct Tape Doodles on WordPress Reader, Bloglovin’, or even by email for more stick-tacular duct tape crafts!

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Washi Tape Greeting Cards

image-3Hello everyone! I’ve done it again… it’s been a VERY long time since I last posted :(. Even though I’ve been busy, I PROMISE I haven’t forgotten about the blog! I’m super excited, because this Christmas Santa brought me this wheel of Washi tape:

image-8I love all the colors and patterns, and I immediately had to try them out. I decided to start with thank-you notes.

Card Collage1. Gather your materials. You need:

2 pieces of heavy card stock (6 in x 10 in and 6 in by 5 in)

A few colors of Washi tape

Double sided tape

2. Fold the larger piece of cardstock in half the “hamburger way.”

3. Lay a strip of Washi tape slightly longer than the width of the card across the front.

4. Fold the ends of the tape over to the inside of the card. Don’t worry, we’ll hide these later.

5 & 6. Repeat steps 3 and 4 in any pattern you choose.

7 & 8. Using double-sided tape, stick the smaller piece of card stock in place inside the card to cover up the folded Washi tape. The inside of the card should now be blank.

And that’s all! Feel free to leave any questions in the comments below. Remember to like, share, comment, and if you haven’t already, follow this blog via WordPress Reader or Bloglovin’!

Duct Tape Purse

Purse CoverHola, friends! Remember the Duct Tape iPad Pouch tutorial I posted a very long time ago? And remember how I promised to teach to how to turn it into a purse? Well, sorry it’s been so long. Clearly, my recently made Duct Tape Calendar hasn’t helped :D. I’ll admit, I kind of cheated on this post. The Instructions are basically the same as for the iPad Pouch, but with a few extra steps. Here they are:

Purse Collage

Materials:

Scissors

Tape measure

2 colors of duct tape

1. Create two duct tape sheets with the dimensions of 8.25 in by 10.25 in. If you don’t know how to make duct tape sheets, click here for a tutorial.

2. Tape the sheets together on the sides and bottom (obviously not the top).

3. Turn the case inside out.

4. Repeat step 2.

5. Cut a long piece of tape (the length that you would like the handles to be). Hold it vertically and cut it in half, top to bottom (aka cut it in half the hotdog way). There should have been two pieces in this picture :P.

6. Holding each piece created in Step 5 vertically, fold each one in half from left to right (aka fold in half the hot dog way). There also should have been two pieces in this picture! My bad…

7. Attach the strips to each side of the bag, as shown in the picture.

8. Carry your bag!

That’s all for now! I was thinking of starting a new series called ” ‘teresting Tuesdays” with duct tape ideas that I find on Pinterest (Follow me on Pinterest, by the way). But knowing me, I’ll probably forget to post… I’ll think about it. Have a fabulous weekend!

Duct Tape Calendar

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Hello! I realized today that my blogging schedule has been very disorganized. Sometimes I post every other day, yet other times I go months without posting! In order to change that, I made a little duct tape calendar to help organize myself (it most likely won’t help :P.) You’ll need calendar sheets for this, and there are many websites to print them out. I got mine here. I like that the clip on top of the calendar can be used to hang it up. Here’s the collage:

Calendar collageYou need:

Duct Tape

Calendar Sheets (available here)

Clip

Scissors

Tape Measure

1. Print out your calendar sheets, preferably vertically. I got mine here.

2. Create a duct tape sheet with the dimensions 9 in x 12 in. If you don’t know how to make a duct tape sheet, check out my tutorial.

3. Unfold your clip.

4. Cover your clip with duct tape. I left a bit of it black because I liked the effect.

5. Layer your duct tape sheet on top of your calendar pages, then clip together at the top.

That’s it! Leave any questions in the comments, and have a fantabulous week.

Top Ten Cutest Duct Tapes

I’ve been browsing the Duck Brand website for a bit, and I’ve seen so many pretty designs! I wanted to share my favorites today, so here I go…

Sources:

1. http://duckbrand.com/products/duck-tape/printed-duck-tape/1164?swatch=true

2. http://duckbrand.com/products/duck-tape/printed-duck-tape/1352?swatch=true

3. http://duckbrand.com/products/duck-tape/printed-duck-tape/1390?swatch=true

4. http://duckbrand.com/products/duck-tape/printed-duck-tape/1339?swatch=true

5. http://duckbrand.com/products/duck-tape/printed-duck-tape/1145?swatch=true

6. http://duckbrand.com/products/duck-tape/printed-duck-tape/1341?swatch=true

7. http://duckbrand.com/products/duck-tape/printed-duck-tape/1157?swatch=true

8. http://duckbrand.com/products/duck-tape/printed-duck-tape/1527?swatch=true

9. http://duckbrand.com/products/duck-tape/printed-duck-tape/1493?swatch=true

10. http://duckbrand.com/products/duck-tape/printed-duck-tape/1373?swatch=true

There’s a lot more tape to check out, so visit the Duck Brand website in my Links page. I’d also like to give a quick shoutout to J from Two Peas in a Pod Crafts. Make sure to stop by her blog and wish her a HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!

That’s all for now! Make sure to follow, like, and comment! Have a fantabulous day.

Duct Tape iPad Pouch

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Howdy! I’m excited to show you my latest duct tape craft, a duct tape iPad case! This case is for the iPad 2 and above. You can also add handles to make a basic purse, which I’ll demonstrate in a future tutorial. Just a quick note: this project requires A LOT of tape, so if you don’t have much to spare, I wouldn’t recommend making this.

IPAD COLLAGE

Materials:

Scissors

Tape measure

2 colors of duct tape

1. Create two duct tape sheets with the dimensions of 8.25 in by 10.25 in. If you don’t know how to make duct tape sheets, click here for a tutorial.

2. Tape the sheets together on the sides and bottom (obviously not the top).

3. Turn the case inside out.

4. Repeat step 2.

5. And you’re done! Make sure you’ve done step 3, as this will prevent the iPad from sticking to the case.

*THIS CASE IS FOR DECORATION ONLY AND WILL NOT PROTECT YOUR IPAD FROM FALLS*

That’s all for now! I’ll show you how to add handles to make a purse soon. Remember to follow (on WordPress or Bloglovin’), share, like, and comment!

Back to School: Decorate an Old Binder with Duct Tape

ImageHello everyone! Recently I met with J from Two Peas in a Pod Crafts to create this binder in the spirit of back to school! It was great to recycle this binder and give it a new look! We tested out paint sharpies on the duct tape and it turned out great! It was a ton of fun and we wanted to share our little project with you.

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You Need:

An old binder

Duct tape

Sharpie paint markers

1. Cover both the front and back sides of the binder in duct tape. Make sure to do it neatly! You may need to trim the tape a bit. If you want, you can also cover the inside.

2. Trim off any excess tape.

3. Cover the spine in tape. Trim any excess material

4. DECORATE!!!! It was a blast creating the designs with different colored paint sharpies.

And you’re done! Remember to follow Duct Tape Doodles on bloglovin’, and check out S and J’s blog at twopeasinapodcrafts.wordpress.com. Cheers!