So I have a lot of colored duct tape and washi tape. My new policy of "shopping at home" means that I can only craft with items I have. I am buying absolutely nothing. I no longer step into Michaels. I do not darken the door of Dollar General. I don't shop online at Amazon for chalkboard paint markers.
Is scented duct tape something I really needed to buy? Probably not. Okay, now the glitter duct tape is pretty amazing. I mean, it is glitter. However, there is a very small amount of it on the roll. The old me would probably try to hoard this amazing product. The new me is using it!
I saw something on Pinterest about up cycling Pringles containers. The truth is that I never particularly liked or disliked Pringles. However, I bought a can of the salt and vinegar. Would I ever eat them? I didn't think so. However, one day when my niece and nephew were here I decided to bust them out. Strangely, they both (especially Syd) loved them. So I guess I'll be buying them for a while. I did buy the sour cream, but Syd really liked the salt and vinegar!
After several years of hiding my rulers at school due to sword fighting, I decided to put them out again. Students were working on a book project and kept asking for them. So I started to wrap various tapes around the cylinder. I had a lot of washi tape to fill in any holes left by the duct tape.
This was fun and easy. I did tape on a "Ruler" sign on it when I took it to school. I now just painted two more Pringles container. I know they will come in handy soon!
When painting them, I did sand them a little first so the paint would stick better!