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Use the new generation of specialty tapes to dress up everyday objects and create decor that's pretty and playful.
Tape has transcended from its traditional role as a quick-fix solution to a fashion forward way to add affordable personality to common items around the house. Now available in cool patterns and terrific hues, the possibilities are endless.
Recycle a smooth glass bottle that formerly held your flavored tea or iced coffee. Cover the bottle with thick strips of colored tape, then layer thinner strips in complementary hues.
Add a stripe of style to a cute box for instant glamour. Try mixing a patterned strip of tape on top of a patterned box, seen here on the black and white box, for a fun, quirky look.
Keep important items at hand with a one-of-a-kind clothespin. One strip of colorful tape adds immediate style. Clothespins are great for hanging notes or using as labels on boxes and bins. Tape adds color and pattern to an otherwise boring object.
Spice up boring notebooks with decorative tape. Here, a spare notebook is decorated in a plaid pattern. For a personalized look, tape magazine clippings, concert tickets, or other special cutouts to the cover.
Cheap crafts stores boxes get an update with a bold striped design. This cute container is perfect for corralling essentials.
Give a plain white frame a facelift by wrapping tape around the edges. Fun patterns give a plain frame design-worthy appeal.
Give boring plastic pots instant personality with tape torn and attached to their surfaces. Here, tape in a variety of green hues and patterns mimics sprouting greenery.