Duct Tape Picture Frame

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Make a picture frame out of duct tape!
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Step 1: Step One

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Make two double-sided strips that are each 3-3/4 inches long:

·         Cut a strip of duct tape to the recommended length for the project.

·         Lay it sticky side up on your work surface.

·         Cut another strip of the same length. Place it sticky side down, directly on the first strip, matching up all edges.

Step 2: Step Two

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Make two double-sided strips that are each 9-1/2 inches long.

Step 3: Step 3

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Form the picture frame with the strips by placing the short pieces in between the long side pieces.

Step 4: Step 4

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Cut four 1-inch long strips. Use them to tape the frame together where the long and short pieces meet.

Step 5: Step 5

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Flip the picture frame over. Cut two strips of duct tape, each 9 inches long.

Step 6: Step 6

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Place one strip directly over the short side of the frame. Fold extra tape onto the back.

Step 7: Step 7

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Repeat Step 6 on the opposite short side.

Step 8: Step 8

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Flip the picture frame over. Center the picture, face down, over the frame’s window. Cut two 9-inch strips. Use them to tape the picture onto the frame on the long sides.

Step 9: Extra Step (optional)

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joeh923 years ago
Great idea! I'll have to try this one!

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