Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Fun with Metal Repair Tape…..Rewind Wednesday

Happy Wednesday! I am a little behind after my amazing vacation and I am taking a day off to get organized. Wish me luck. But before we get started with today’s video rewind, be sure to click here to enter my Silhouette Cameo giveaway and to check out Silhouette’s amazing sale! One lucky follower will win the Cameo.

My sister discovered this amazing metal tape when she was making tags for her Steampunk album and I could not wait to share it with you. The tape is used for heating and air conditioning repair and has a beautiful sheen to it. This versatile tape can be purchased at most hardware stores and you get 50 yards of tape for around $7.00.

In the video below, I demonstrate several fun ways to use it. You are going to love this tape. One of my favorite techniques involves embossing it with Anna Griffin embossing folders and using alcohol inks. You can even punch it and paint it with acrylic paints. And lots more!!



Have a wonderful day and please stop back for a Fun Fab Five Friday!

15 comments:

Vanessa said...

Thanks for sharing! (I think my husband has a roll of this that's about to go missing.)

Nana said...

Fantastic idea. TFS!
Have a creative day.
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Scrappy Pink Corner said...

What a great idea. My husband has that tape in his shed and I am on my way to get some. LOL. Love it. It would be great for flowers.
By the way, love your nail polish color. Could you tell me what brand it is from?
Thanks for sharing. An

Judy I, St. Louis MO said...

Wow! The possibilities for this are endless. Thanks for the great video and the wonderful inspiration.

Glenna Anderson said...

This looks like fun. Have you tried it in the cameo?

mary said...

I recently saw a demo using aluminun from a soda pop can. Easy to cut, bend, emboss with folders, color, and sometimes the outside coloring on the can can be placed just right to use in a design ie: a white door on a red car. Thin dies run through the cuttlebug cut it easily.

Linda Kaiser said...

Glenna, I have not tried in my Cameo, but see Mary's comment below.

Linda

PS Thanks Mary for the tip!!!

Linda Kaiser said...

Scrappy Pink....I tossed the bottle and I can't remember. It was what was on sale at the time:)

Marilyn McLeod @ Pink Paper Cottage said...

What a fun idea! I'm amazed at how many neat and new ideas show up on blogs... love yours especially! Of course I'm running to Lowes now to get some foil tape! I love the idea of little flowers on a layout page or card.

D- said...

Oh my gosh this is a wonderful technique video!
Those tags might just work for something my sister has asked me to make...
D~
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LeeAnn from NC said...

Great ideas...you have me wanting to head into my craft room to play !

Lucia Gonzalez said...

Excellent tips and ideas you have for us today, tks for sharing. I think I´m going to buy some new tape today, Yeii! Tks

Lori Aragon said...

Thank you for this Rewind Linda! I remember seeing it, but watched it again lol. I have my tape tucked away waiting to be used now :) Enjoy your week ♥

Mommy's Crafty Creations said...

Thanks for sharing this great idea.

Veronica

ArtZest said...

I LOVE THIS!!! Your sister did a beautiful job.

I am so excited to give this a try.

I'm new to making little books using chipboard. Can you refer me to tutorials for how to adhere the paper to the chipboard, how to make envelopes and pockets, etc.

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