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Topic: Duct Tape Ipod covers & TUT  (Read 4378 times)
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Bead brain
« on: January 25, 2008 11:03:57 PM »

Here's the duct tape I-pod cover I made for my daughter.

« Last Edit: January 27, 2008 08:45:25 PM by Bead brain » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2008 11:42:29 PM »

I love it. I haven't seen one made out of duct tape before. Can you tell us a little more about making it?

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« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2008 08:03:34 AM »

It's adorable! I've never seen someone make one out of duct tape either.
« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2008 08:26:42 AM »

Haha, I didn't even know there was green duct tape Roll Eyes All I've ever seen is the silver kind. Looks really cool! And great idea!

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« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2008 10:13:22 AM »

i lurv this!
more info pwease =]
i want to make a monkey 1  Grin

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Bead brain
« Reply #5 on: January 26, 2008 10:29:37 AM »

TUT is on the way.....but I have to wait for my 3 yr old grandboy to go to sleep tonight.. Little boys + duct tape = really bad haircut  Shocked

Bead brain
« Reply #6 on: January 27, 2008 09:28:17 PM »

I'm really bad at tutorials.  Hope this makes sense to you.

First a few words of caution for those who haven't used duct tape: It will take the varnish off wood surfaces & it will make your scissors gummy.

My work surface is an old fiskers cutting board. Don't use a new one.  The tape takes the printing off the surface of these too.

The easiest way to cut tape is with a craft knife. Scissors work well to cut tape that doesn't have adhesive showing.

Fold the adhesive edges over on themselves so no adhesive is showing. When you're done, it should be 2 1/2" wide.

Decorate using small pieces of duct tape.

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« Reply #7 on: January 27, 2008 11:24:50 PM »

OH MY GOSH.  So cute!  That is just the cutest idea ever!

« Last Edit: January 28, 2008 04:18:55 AM by jMi - Reason: Edited to comply with Craftster Guidelines » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #8 on: January 28, 2008 04:54:06 AM »

oh oh ... i love the owl, too cute! great idea and work!

unfortunately we don't have duct tape over here Sad i've only found plain black and silver stuff.
Bead brain
« Reply #9 on: January 28, 2008 10:07:06 AM »

unfortunately we don't have duct tape over here Sad i've only found plain black and silver stuff.

What a shame!  Sad
You can't really see it in the picture because I'm not such a good photographer, but the owl Ipod cover is made out of the silver duct tape.  I wonder if these could be decorated with Permenent markers or bits of paper under clear packing tape?  I might have try that Cheesy
Check out my duct tape collection:

I'm on a 'craft with duct tape' kick right now.


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