Introduction: Mail Holder - Duct Tape / UPS Box
Easy way to organize your household mail and daily Post-It notes.
Make it your way with any colors you choose.
Step 1: Supplies / Tools
One UPS shipping box (they give them out free)
Assortment of "Duck Tape"
Step 2: Measure and Outline
Measure and Outline three mail pocket using dimensions in photo
Step 3: Cut Out Parts
Cut out each mail pocket and the back panel (11 x 21")
score a cut line along the diagonal line
Step 4: Apply Tape to Mail Pockets
Apply tape to each mail pocket
Leave 3/4" of tape overlapping the top and bottom long edges
Step 6: Fold Top Edge
Fold top edge of tape over the cardboard for all three mail pockets
Step 7: Apply Tape to Base Plate
Apply tape to front side of base plate
leave 3/4" of tape overlapping each edge
Step 8: Apply Tape to Back Side
Apply tape to back side of base plate
Step 9: Mount Mail Pockets
Position mail pockets onto base plate
Do the top one first locating 3/4" from the top edge of the base plate
Press the tape exposed tape along the lower edge of the mail pocket against the base plate
Position the second mail pocket at the lower edge of the first one
Press tape against base plate
Repeat for the third mail pocket
Step 10: Secure Mail Pockets
Fold the flaps of each mail pocket around the back side of the base plate
Tape flaps in place by pressing the overlapping tape against the back of the base plate or use more tape
Step 11: Reenforce Back Side
Apply another layer of tape the the back side of base plate over the mail pocket flaps
Step 12: Finished!!!!
You are done.
Step 13: Mount Your Master Piece
Use "Duck Tape" to mount the side of your refrigerator
Participated in the
Cardboard and Duct Tape Contest