WHY, HELL YEAH: 7 Stylish Ways to Decorate with Duct Tape

Published on April 11, 2014

Looking to spice up a room with a limited budget? Reach for the duct tape.

Yes, you read that correctly.

The popular resource can be used for more than quick repairs. See how 7 bloggers turned duct tape into on-trend decor in their homes, and find out how you can do the same.

Faux snakeskin tray


Megan Ardoin wrapped a shoebox lid in snake-patterned duct tape to create a trendy tray for her bedroom. Find the details on “Honey We’re Home.”

No-paint diamond wall


Myquillyn Smith, blogger and author of “The Nesting Place: It Doesn’t Have to be Perfect to be Beautiful,” stuck $25 worth of white duct tape on the large wall behind her bed to create a diamond-patterned masterpiece. No painting required. Find the instructions on “The Nesting Place.”

Colorblock vase


Blogger Justina Blakeney made a basic Ikea vase pop by layering three colors of duct tape, cut into zig-zag strips, around the vessel for a cheap and easy revamp. Find instructions at “Justina Blakeney.”

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