Friday, October 16, 2015

Duck Tape Christmas

For the wedding last month I wanted to cover up all the advertising on my cane so I bought a roll of fancy duck tape and wrapped it over the offending advertising. Yesterday I was looking at that tape and wondering if it would work to make a card with it. I decided to try using it for die cutting. It did work well and I am very pleased with how the card looks too. **Note: Duck Tape and not Duct Tape**


In order to make the tree I had to lay down two sections of the tape on card stock before I cut it out. I then used glue to add it to the red card stock. But the snowflake border worked well just the way it was on a single piece of tape so all I had to do was take the backing off after die cutting and place it on my card stock. That sure was easy. Here is a photo of the tape on a roll.


The sentiment is from the Gina K. Designs Stately Flowers 5 set. I just love the font of that greeting.

After adding all the layers onto the white card base I cut a thin strip of the tape twice so that I could put just a hint of it along the outside of the red layer. I thought it gave it a more finished look.

Dies used: 
Memory Box Frosty Border Style No. 98171
Die-Namites "Winter Fir" DN-1117

I think this will qualify for the Mod Squad Blog Challenge this week too, so I am going share my card there as well.

Have a great weekend. I love all the great comments you leave.

God bless,
Verna






17 comments:

  1. Aren't you clever. This made a beautiful card. Love all the sparkle.

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  2. Love it- I will have to try that!

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  3. Pretty and so sparkly! You are going to have all your Christmas cards done up at the rate you are going! =0)

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  4. WOW! what a brilliant idea Verna! such a stunning card!

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  5. Now that is some serious sparkle! Great idea - thanks!

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  6. Okay, I'm looking at Duct Tape in a whole new way now. I always wondered how I could use that glittery one - now I know. Thanks for the inspiration!!! Your card is beautiful - love the silver and the red. Great use of those dies too - well done!!!

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  7. Great way to sparkle up some die! Looks great! Thanks for taking the challenge with us at the Mod Squad Challenge

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  8. Wow! I never would have thought the humble Duct Tape could be responsible for such a lovely card! Well done, Verna.
    hugs, Asha

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  9. Gosh that is sooooo sparkly. You are 'wicked smaht' (BostonSpeak) Your Christmas card is gorgeous! Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Mod Squad Blog!

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  10. Simply super Verna. Clever you! Your card has turned out beautifully. Very Christmasy.

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  11. You are SO INGENIOUS! Love the idea of a sparkling cane, too! LOL - Verna, did you use wet glue or dry tape to adhere the red layer to the duct tape underneath? Fantastic idea, and a great way of using up the pretty tape, too! hugs, de

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  12. Very pretty and clever use of the tape!

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  13. So pretty and very festive. I just used a sparkly gift bag that was falling apart. Worked really good too. Thanks for sharing.

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  14. So pretty and very festive. I just used a sparkly gift bag that was falling apart. Worked really good too. Thanks for sharing.

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  15. So pretty and very festive. I just used a sparkly gift bag that was falling apart. Worked really good too. Thanks for sharing.

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