Duck Tape Hacks That Will Have You Saying, “What the Duck!”
There are two philosophies that you will need to adopt in order to be successful at this thing called life. The first thing is that Windex is a cure all. C’mon! Haven’t you seen My Big Fat Greek Wedding? The other is that if it can’t be fixed with Duck tape, then you aren’t using enough Duck tape. We’ve seen Duck tape work all sorts of miracles and even perform some seriously questionable functions. We’re sure that some of you have used Duck tape outside it’s intended purposes at least once in your lives. Ever patched a dropped hem with it? Maybe you repaired an old pipe. No matter how you use it, this magical tape has earned the trust of DIY’ers everywhere as the go to product for a trusty quick fix. Get ready for a super sticky good time with our favorite DIY Duck tape projects!
Fixing dropped hems
Lets start off with a simple fix that most of us can relate to. Duck tape is a great way to temporarily fix a dropped hem and won’t leave a sticky residue on your clothes, so make sure to have some handy while at the office.
Emergency flip flops.
Did your shoes blow away? Don’t worry! Just bust out the Duck tape and create your very own custom pair of silver clad flip flops. You’ll probably spend more time trying to make these than you ever will by just buying a new pair but hey… It’s all in the novelty, right?
Spice up your ride.
Looking to spice up your hoopdy? Colored Duck tape to the rescue! This guy got creative by mixing and matching a few colors to create an eye catching geometric pattern. Although we don’t recommend doing this, we have to say it isn’t half bad!
Brighten up your bike.
If your hoopdy is of the 2 wheeled variety, there’s no reason why you can’t give it a fresh new look! This guy got super creative with this design. Just a weeeeee bit over the top but that’s why we love it!
Here’s a great solution to fixing up an old chair. Why settle for a simple patch up job when you can breathe new life into it! The geometric pattern is super fun and the bright colors will definitely make it a conversation piece.
The Dude bandage.
So, apparently someone took note that people who worked in construction often used duct tape to patch up minor scrapes and wounds while on the job. Why not capitalize on this and create the duct tape bandage! Yes, this is for real. Although it’s no longer on the market, it goes to show how duct tape has been widely accepted as a quick fix for pretty much everything.
You so fancy!
Need to dress up that old tux? Why not add a super classy Duck Tape Neck tie! Let us just say we are not responsible for any side eye you might get when wearing this to a formal event.
Skip the skid.
Stick a piece of Duck tape on the bottom of slippery shoes and you have yourself instant tread! This is a great diy hack to know. Especially on rainy days where slips and falls can plague even the stealthiest of high heeled ninjas.
Tools of the trade.
This Duck Tape art installation was created using countless rolls of clear tape. Who knew that a standard run of the mill roll of tape could be an awesome work of art!