Scrapbook How-To: Make Custom Tape

If you like the look and love working with decorative tape, customize strips of masking tape using acrylic paint. Anchor your photos or create a scene, as Shelley Aldrich did, using your custom painted tape.

I Love You Bigger Than the Sky by Shelley Aldrich from Mixed Media, Vol. 1

I Love You Bigger Than the Sky by Shelley Aldrich from Mixed Media, Vol. 1


Create the look:

Step 1: Adhere masking tape strips to cardstock, tin foil, or a craft mat.

Step 1: Adhere masking tape strips to cardstock, tin foil, or a craft mat.

Step 2: Paint strips, and dab using paper towel or burlap to add texture.

Step 2: Paint strips and dab using paper towel or burlap to add texture.

Step 3: Peel strips from work surface and adhere to layout.

Step 3: Peel strips from work surface and adhere to layout.

 

 

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5 Responses to Scrapbook How-To: Make Custom Tape

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  2. Stacey says:

    Really nice! Thanks for sharing!

  3. Kim says:

    nice idea, will try it out :)

  4. Diane says:

    Looks so easy, gotta try this,
    TFS!

  5. mariane says:

    Nice idea. Words of warning – regular masking tape is NOT acid free and after a few years, the adhesive and tape will become brittle and no longer adhere to the page. You need to make sure you use “acid free” masking tape if you want your work to last.

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