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Duck-orate Your Binder!

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Stuck with a boring 3-ring binder?

Duck TapeĀ® to the rescue!

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Here’s a quick tutorial that’ll help you snaz up (did I just say SNAZ UP? Oy.) your bland binder. All you need is a binder, some rad Duck TapeĀ® (buy Duck Tape at Walmart), and a craft knife.

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1. Measure the binder. Mine is about 10″ wide and 11″ tall.

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2. Find a flat smooth surface to lay out your design on. I’m using my cutting mat because the tape easily peels off, and the craft knife won’t hurt the surface.

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3. I’m going for a zebra pattern, so I’ve laid out some alternating strips with angled ends.

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4. Use the craft knife to shape your pieces of tape.

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5. I’m saving all the bits I peel off to further fill in the design.

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6. After filling in the design with the scraps, I think I’ve got it to my liking.

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7. Peel the strips off and start applying to the binder. You can use a chopstick to smooth the tape out and make sure the edges lay flat.

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8. Done! You can also do the back and insides, if you want.

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Get creative with your shapes- polka dots, stripes, chevron, stars, hearts… Go crazy!

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2 comments to Duck-orate Your Binder!

  • Wow, options you give here are awesome. I have never tried to decorate my boring binders. Your colorful example is so inspiring. I have something to ask. How long do these patterns stick to it? Where else can I get such a cool rainbow-patterned sticky tape?

    • Lex

      Duck tape is pretty durable- I would think it would last quite a while if you were nice to it. If you’re a kid throwing it in your book bag every day, it might not last as long. :)

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