Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Duct Tape Rose Tutorial

I have been seeing a lot of things with Duct Tape lately... When I went to WalMart I even saw that they are starting to make it in sheets! Crazy! But I also know they do this contest every year with High Schoolers. They make their prom outfits with Duct Tape. Its Neat.... Just go to You Tube you will find videos on some amazing dresses and tuxes that they have made. 

I have seen the flowers made with Duct Tape. The ones I see all the time are with pointed petals. Cute.. But I wanted to try something different. This may already be out there, maybe I just haven't seen it.

You will need a pen, scissors, and some Duct Tape.

Start by cutting 15 strips, I did not measure mine at all. They were maybe about 2 to 3 inches long. 

Fold one corner over and leave some sticky showing on the bottom.

Then do the same thing to the other side.

Continue doing this to all your pieces.

Now take your scissors and round the corners. Again, mine were not perfect.

Now you will start adding to your pen.

First cover the cap of your pen with some Duct Tape. You can do it on the end of a non "clicky" pen.

Take your first petal and start wrapping around the cap....

As you wrap pinch a tiny bit of the tape. This will give it a more of a bloom look.

Here is my first petal on.

Now when you start another peice. Start by putting your new piece in the middle of the petal you just finished with.

Continue doing this till you have all the petals on the pen.

Now you have a Flower on your pen.
This is a different one I did, As you can see in the middle I did a few petals a little tight.
Add a little rhinestone in the middle or glitter on the edges of the petals. 
Have fun with it!


made in a day


Paula Parrish said...

Hello Heather,
My youngest daughter Destiny loves making things from duct. I am going to share your blog post with her, she will love it.
Smiles, Paula

Mindie Hilton said...

Very pretty!

Kayla's Creations said...

Love that you made them with Zebra duct tape :) Your roses look so pretty, I will have to make myself a few. Thanks for sharing :)
-Kayla :)

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Crafty Mischief said...

This is darling! I love duct tape projects! I need to try this. Thanks so much for sharing!

Liz @ Here's to Handy Andy said...

Heather, this is so so fun!! I'm going to have to try this, I think! I would love for you to share this at our link party! http://herestohandyandy.blogspot.com/

Crystal said...

This is so cute! My daughter works at a doctor's office and we always make flower pens for the office with regular flowers, but this idea would be really neat and different to try. Great idea...thanks for sharing. :-)

Alyssa said...

This flower is so cute! I never realized all the different types of duct tape they sell. I have a friend that made her prom dress out of duct tape. I would love if you would share this and any other posts at Showcase Your Talent Thursday http://whatscookinglove.blogspot.com/2012/05/showcase-your-talent-thursday-5.html. I hope to see you there!

Katie @ Pincushion Creations said...

Love that this is made of duct tape! How cute! Thanks so much for sharing at Homemade By You! Hope to see you next week!

Kathryn Ferguson Griffin said...

How creative!!! So cute...may have to try this one. Thank you for sharing. Also, thank you for the visit, sweet comment, and of course the follow @TheDedicatedHouse! It means the world. Wishing you a grand weekend. Toodles, Kathryn

Our Pinteresting Family said...

So amazing!!! WOW! I love the duct tape that you chose to use also. Megan

Jill said...

Beautiful flower and great tutorial!

Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
Hope you have a fabulous week!
Jill @ Creating my way to Success

Janelle said...

I have seen all of the cute patterned duct tape, now I know how to use it! Cute project!

Six Sisters said...

These duct tape roses are so cute!! We saw all kinds of cute duct tape the other day at Rue 21. That would make some really cute flowers!! We're so glad you joined us for "Strut Your Stuff Saturday." Thanks and come back soon!! -The Sisters

Ashley said...

I just bought some colored duct tape at Michael's for just such a craft! Maybe I'll make my niece some duct tape hair flowers :)
Thanks for the tutorial!

Mindie Hilton said...

Looks beautiful. I need to give this a try again. I tried a duct tape rose once and had trouble and gave up quick on it. Yours is inspiring.

Marriah said...

I love it! I have been seeing that duct tape at the store just wanting be to buy it! Now I have a project for it. That was a really great tutorial very easy to fallow.
Marriah @ thehottoddiesofwa.blogspot.com

Michelles Tasty Creations said...

My kids would love this! I always wondered what to do with all the pretty duct tape out there. Thanks for linking up to Creative Thursday.

Tutus & Tea Parties said...

This is so cool! Who knew you could do this with Duct Tape?! I didn't! Thanks for sharing at A Pinteresting Party.

Jenilyn said...

Love this! Duct tape projects are the best! I would love for you to link this up to "I Made This" at Grits & Giggles! http://www.gritsandgiggles.blogspot.com/2012/05/i-made-this-4.html

Pams Party said...

This is such a cool idea. I have some red and orange duct tape that will be perfect for this project. Thank you so much for linking it up on Dare to Share. I am pinning it on my great idea board. I can't wait to see what you link up next.


Katie @ Little Becky Homecky said...

LOVE THIS!! I need to get my hands on some fun duct tape!

P.S. I am your 100th GFC Follower!! (High five!!)

Susie @Bowdabra said...

Oh my goodness this is awesome! It would make a great Mother's Day gift. Duct Tape crafts are so fun!

We would LOVE for you to stop over and link these up in our Crafty Saturday Showcase. It is just our 2nd week. Your blog is cute and we can't wait to look around some more! I love the name of your blog!

Thank you!
Susie @Bowdabra

Tito Eric said...

How creative ... and such wonderful result! Thanks for sharing.

Love Sparkle Pretty said...

Very cool! Makes for a fun pen :) lol

Dyea said...

Love this! Saw you at My Turn (for us), please come link up at my party www.honestlydyea.blogspot.com Thank you!

Evelyn said...

Just loving this zebra print! Great tutorial on making the roses:) Thanks so much for linking up to Freedom Fridays:) Can't wait to see what everyone links up this next Friday:)

Kadie said...

How cute, great variation on the standard fabric flowers on pens. I haven't tried the "fun" duck tape yet. Thanks for sharing with us at Link It Up Thursday.

The Lovely Mrs. P said...

Stopping by to let you know I am featuring you today! Thank you for the inspiration!

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