Duct Tape Gift Wrap

I have a friend who gives beautifully wrapped packages … the outside of the gift is as fun as the inside.  I love pretty gift wrap but I’m often totally lazy and end up throwing a gift in a bag.  You too?

This week Tate was invited to a birthday party and I was inspired to do something cute with the outside of the gift.  I love the way this duct tape gift wrap turned out and had to share it with you.

I wrapped the box in white wrapping paper {a little trick: I often buy cheap wrapping paper and use the plain white inside instead of the outer print} and crossed duct tape over it in two directions.  {I love this neon zig zag/chevron print!}

To make the petals of the flower, I tore pieces of duct tape and folded them into thirds.

I made five pieces like that and used a little hot glue to attach them together and hold them in place.

I folded a piece of duct tape onto itself and then cut a circle with a large hole punch for the center of the flower.

The final touch was a little monogram.  I traced one of Tate’s alphabet letters onto a sheet of duct tape, cut it out, and stuck it on the package.

I think the present looked so cute!  This duct tape gift wrap might replace my toss-in-a-gift-bag approach to wrapping!

For this project, I used product I received from Duck Brand Duck Tape.  I wasn’t compensated or asked to write about it but since I’m such a duct tape fan, I couldn’t resist sharing.

Randi Dukes About Randi Dukes

I’m Randi, a wife and stay-at-home mom of five kids, ranging from preschool to high school. I love strong coffee, craft and DIY projects, my planner, my laptop, and my big ol’ family. When I’m not creating something for my blog, I can be found in the car, running kids from one place to another. I’m the one knitting at the red light.

Comments

  1. What a great idea to wrap gifts! I am one of the ones who throws it in a bag, how boring. I need to start getting more creative like this!!

  2. That is a cute idea and I love the way it turned out. I bet it was the cutest gift there.

  3. I am going to have to get some duct tape! This is such a cute idea!!

  4. Cute, cute, cute! I love all the fun duct tape patterns but couldn’t think of a practical way to use them. This is it!

  5. Randi this is so creative and pretty! Love it!

  6. This is so great! I have to mail a gift today and wanted to use Hello Kitty Duct tape to dress it up without using the entire roll. This is perfect :) Thanks so much for sharing!

    Amy*

  7. This is so fun! I LOVE it! I would love if you would share this at my Crazy Cute Party happening right now! I’ve got a totally awesome giveaway that you could win just for linking up! Come on over! ;D

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