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Monday, March 21, 2011

Duct Tape Flower Card

This is a A2 size card.  The black flower is made from duct tape and it's also a hair barrette, it can be removed from the card easily.  I thought this would be  very cool Birthday card.

Step by Step instructions for duct tape flower.
1 - Cut off 8 2" pieces of duct tape and 4 1" pieces of duct tape.

2 - First start off with 4 2" pieces. Fold one corner over

3 - Then fold the other side to create a triangle.  Do this to all 4 pieces.



4 - Now stick all four pieces together to create a square.



5 - Now start with the remaining 4 2" pieces and fold them over to create a triangle again


6 - Now place the 2" triangles around the square, by pinching the center to create a ruffles.




7 - Now with the 1" pieces create triangles and place them on top





8 - Cut a round piece of duct tape and place in the center of the flower, also add one the back of the flower


9 - Add a rhine stone in the center and glue a barrette on the back and your flower is complete

On the front of the card I  punched two holes so I can insert the barrette


Phewww! now that was a long step by step instructions.
I hope I was able to explain how to create this duct tape flower well.  Please feel free to contact me with any questions. Thank you for stopping by and please leave a comment.



14 comments:

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  2. Beuitful ,where do you get all of these nice ideas. What I like is that you could wear it as a hair pin.

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  3. What a creative use of duct tape! BTW MOMO sent me
    Hugs,
    Julie

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  4. Wow, great job on that flower! I would have never thought of making a flower out of duct tape..very creative! TFS!

    A new follower,
    Kim
    http://snippetsoflife-kim.blogspot.com/

    bt I was sent by Momo!

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  5. Wow!! Great idea and tutorial!! Love your flower and card.
    I just became your follower. Momo sent me!

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  6. great card! TFS!! BTW Momo sent me too!

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  7. Great idea. I have seen some really cool lepoard tape. My girls would love headbands. I am a new follower Momo sent me

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  8. Very pretty card! And that duct tape flower is such a creative idea. Thanks for stopping by my blog, I'm now following yours :)

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  9. It's true what they say...duct tape works on anything! What a great project. I love to see new uses for products like that. Momo sent me and I'm now a follower.

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  10. Duct tape, really, so cool. Love the tutorial. I found you through Momo and am trilled that I did.

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  11. GREAT visual tutorial...thanks for sharing :)

    I have a blog award for you...pop by my blog and pick it up when you get a chance

    jessica
    chick-n-scrap.blogspot.com

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  12. wow !!!!!! awesome idea. i 'm now a new follower. come by and visit with me.
    http://craftywithjoann.blogspot.com

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  13. Thanks so much for following me. That Momo sure started something! I love the duct tape idea. My husband loves me most of all, but close behind comes duct tape. Hehe. I'm following you now as well :)

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  14. I just saw Zebra print duct tape at JoAnn's today...and I'm going to go back and get it now that I've seen your flower!! That is AMAZING!! I love the talent and inspiration on your blog! I've been a follower for a while now, and you never cease to amaze me!
    -Lori Craftin' Blind

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