Thursday, October 18, 2012

Another Great Use for Decorative Tape!

I haven't written a post about decorative tape since July, I think, so it's a little overdue!

I was walking through the aisles of Staples recently, focusing on everything except what was on my shopping list, and I spotted bags of colored binder clips--red, blue, pink, purple, black, silver.  I recalled seeing decorative binder clips somewhere before, and realized that my decorative tapes would make a pretty and simple way to accomplish the effect.
I came home with two bags of red medium-sized binder clips, intending to focus on a Christmas motif, but I branched out from there once I took stock of my tape supply.
Because I thought that these decorative binder clips would make a fun addition to my craft shows coming up in November, I had to determine how to package them for sale.  I decided to clip them to vintage postcards, calling Major J. K. Nicholls to various meetings and events from 1910 to 1914 (an auction score!). 
You know what happened next, don't you?
Yup:  Back to Staples to purchase the binder clips in blue, purple, and pink!

Do you see the floral decorative tape in the middle pic above?  Handmade from napkins...but I'll save that for another blog post!
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16 comments:

Janet said...

You're so clever! They look great... and I want to hear about the napkins turned into tapes!

Caatje said...

That is most cute! ;-)

Parabolic Muse said...

Okay, hold ON a second. Floral tape made from napkins!?
Get back over here, missy...

laurie said...

oh, these are so cute! and handy. as a teacher, i am constantly clipping papers together into stacks to put in stacks! i may have to make some so my stacks are decorative. :-)

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