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« on: February 12, 2007 01:02:16 PM »

This is a messenger bag that I made for my best friend, Emily (note the big curly E).  I had a little help from my boyfriend, mostly just helping hold the other end of the tape as we lined them up to make strips for the weaving on the front and the long one for the strap.  It's entirely duct tape, no inserts anywhere, though it probably would hold it's shape a little better if it had them.  It's hard to tell from the picture, but it's all white and shiny silver with pink trim.


This is my first post here, so I hope I'm doing this right.  Let me know what you all think!  Cheesy

Also, I guess I'm not allowed to post pictures yet, so please click my link and look. Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2007 01:31:43 PM »

That's AWESOME.  Great use of colored duct tape.
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« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2007 07:51:17 PM »

Thank you!  Her favorite color is pink, but the pink that duct tape comes in is REALLY pink and so making the whole thing out of pink just seemed a little over the top for her.  I thought the silver and white looked rather elegant... for duct tape. Wink
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« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2007 07:53:17 PM »

Wow! It doesn't look like duct tape at first. Awsome job!
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« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2007 12:55:35 PM »

You did a beautiful job on this bag!  I am impressed.
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« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2007 01:03:58 PM »

great job! I am sure she will love it!
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« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2007 07:09:50 PM »

She loved it very very much.  At least she said she did. Wink
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« Reply #7 on: February 15, 2007 12:00:11 AM »

this is SO cool! i myself dabble in duct tape messenger bags, so i was totally psyched when i saw this post... where did you get the pink duct tape??? i have looked everywhere and online its like 8 bucks a role...
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« Reply #8 on: February 15, 2007 12:16:17 AM »

Wow thats awesome. 
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« Reply #9 on: February 15, 2007 07:44:56 AM »

Wal-mart, but only some carry the pink.  Hopefully you've got a variety of stores around you that you can check out.  It's about $4-$5 a roll there.  Also, try ACE hardware stores.
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