You Will Need ...
  1. Duct tape

  2. Parchment paper (or wax paper; see Variations)

  3. Scissors

  4. Markers

  5. Paper on which to draw your original designs, OR something to trace

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Step 1: 

First, gather up any artwork you'd like to trace, or draw your own designs on a piece of paper. Using a marker for big, bold lines works best. Next, take your parchment paper, put it on top of your art, and trace it with your marker.

Step 2: 

Next, take strips of duct tape and cover your design. Make sure to cover your design completely; you can also use more than one color or pattern of tape if you like.

Step 3: 

Flipping over the parchment paper, you'll still be able to see your drawn outline.

Step 4: 

Using your scissors, cut out the sticker along the lines. When you're ready to use it, simply peel the tape from the parchment paper and stick away!

Step 5: 

Here, we've added a blue heart accent to this duct tape purse.

Step 6: 

Your duct tape sticker adds a cute, unexpected detail to any of your crafts!

Age: 
School-age
Tween
Teen
Adult
Senior
Craft Length: 
5 - 15 minutes
Difficulty: 
Attention, please! (a few rules to follow)
Duct Tape: 
Embellishments
Back to School
Prep Time: 
5 minutes or less
Supervision: 
1 adult per 5 children
Variations: 

Wax paper is more difficult to work with than parchment paper. In order to properly peel the tape from the wax paper, it is best to leave a tab of excess wax paper/tape when cutting out the design. Cut off the excess after you've peeled the tape away from the wax paper, before you apply the sticker.

Variation Photos: