Friday, September 16, 2016

How to Decorate a Notebook with Duct Tape and Giveaway

Decorate the Notebook with Duct Tape
Richela Fabian Morgan has shared this tutorial on how we can decorate notebooks using duct tape. Fabian Morgan is the author of the Duct Tape Series Books: Tape It and Make It, Tape It and Make More, Tape It and Wear It, and Duct Tape Bags. The photographs and instructions below are courtesy of Fabian Morgan author of the Duct Tape Series Books. 

duct tape
notebook 
parchment paper
pencil
scissors 
bubble letter stencil free printable from http://www.woojr.com/printable-bubble-letters/bubble-letters
Decorate the Notebook with Duct Tape
Cover front of notebook with vertical strips of duct tape. 
Decorate the Notebook with Duct Tape
Fold the duct tape strips over the top, bottom, and right edges of the cover. 
Decorate the Notebook with Duct Tape
Trace letters onto the parchment paper. 
Decorate the Notebook with Duct Tape
Cover the traced letters with a strip of duct tape. 
Decorate the Notebook with Duct Tape
Flip over the parchment paper. You should be able to see the traced letters. Using a pair of well-oiled scissors, cut out the letters.
Decorate the Notebook with Duct Tape
Move around the cut letters on the notebook cover until you find an acceptable position. 
Decorate the Notebook with Duct Tape
One by one, remove the parchment paper on the back of each letter and adhere it onto the notebook cover.

Giveaway:
If you would like to win a copy of the Duct Tape Bags: 40 Projects for Totes, Clutches, Messenger Bags by Richela Fabian Morgan enter the giveaway through the rafflecopter below. This giveaway is open to those in USA and Canada, and ends on October 31, 2016
Update: The winner is Bina
The book is the perfect gift for anyone who loves DIY, crafts and fashion. From elementary school, tweens, teens and beyond, Duct Tape Bags includes projects for everyone and at every skill level. The book is easy-to-follow and gives different uses of duct tape to make handbags that are fashionable, it is hard to believe they are made using duct-tape. Part art-piece, part usable accessory, Fabian Morgan shows how each of these handbags can be recreated one manageable section at a time. 

Duct Tape Bags provides DIYers with 40 fun projects using duct tape, including: 
Clutches and wristlets 
Hobo and Shoulder Bags 
Satchels Messenger and Flap Bags 
Tote Bags and many other one-of-a-kind bags.

The author provides detailed step-by-step instructions with images such as the above tutorial, primers on duct tape "fabric," different types of closures from magnet snaps to jeans buttons, and information on bag accessories like bows and luggage tags. A mix of pop art and urban style photos of each project will make us want to immediately roll up our sleeves and begin making duct tape bags.

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13 comments:

  1. I live in Calgary, Canada. Duct tape is great for labelling camping gear, and each member in our family has their own color!

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  2. California here, I have not used duct tape for crafts. I love the notebook you made.

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  3. I live in Saskatchewan Canada. I have never used duct tape for crafts and the reason I want to win is because my granddaughter loves doing crafts and she would really enjoy making use of this book's ideas.

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  4. I live in NL. I used duct tape to make a pencil holder and would be fun to experiment making a purse.
    Florence C

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  5. I live in Nova Scotia, Canada. I haven't tried duct tape for crafts but will consider it.

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  6. I'm from Ontario. I have used duct tape for a vase craft. I'd like to win for craft ideas and fun!

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  7. I am in BC and while I have seen it a lot I haven't tried my hand at Duct tape art. I'm sure the kids would have a blast with it though.
    jan

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  8. I live in Saskatchewan and my daughter has made duct tape crafts before. She has made wallets and flowers.

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  9. I'm from Ontario and I have done crafts with duck tape with my granddaughters.

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  10. I am in BC. I and my daughter have used Duct tape to decorate things! Would love to win to do some more fun projects!

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  11. HI, I live in SK, and my daughter has done some Duct tape crafts...she made a star gate picture, she's a big fan of that tv show

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  12. I live in BC, and I have never used Duct tape for crafts but my daughter has. I would love to win this for her - she would love it! I am surprised how stylish the bags are to be honest - I really love them!

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  13. In T.O, we used Duct tape for various crafts. I want to win to make more crafts with kids.

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