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Back-to-School Duct Tape Covered Pencil Box

This week is all about back-to-school crafts! Using large sheets of Duck Tape cover a metal pencil box. Create a Mini Bowdabra Back-to-School Duct Tape Pencil Boxbow with a magnet on the bottom. Fill the pencil box with back-to-supplies and use the bow to hold little notes on the outside of the box.

Materials Needed:


1. Begin by gathering all the supplies you will need to cover a pencil box.

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2. Cover the pencil box with pieces of Duck Tape. Use a cutting mat to cut the pieces to size.

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3. Once the tin is completely covered glue ribbon along the bottom of the tin.

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4. Next, place the Hair Bow Tool & Ruler onto the Mini Bowdabra. Cut 18″ of Bowdabra Bow Wire and fold the wire in half. Place the wire into the Mini Bowdabra.

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5. Place the ends of two the 3/8″ ribbon into the Mini Bowdabra.

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6. Loop the ribbon at the 1.5″ mark.

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7. Loop the ribbon on the other side at the 1.5″ mark.

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8. Continue creating loops and then cut the ribbon from the spool.

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9. Scrunch down with the Mini Bowdabra Wand.

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10. Thread the two tail ends through the loop.

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11. Pull the wire tightly.

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12. Remove the bow from the Mini Bowdabra and knot the back.

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13. Use the Bowdabra Bow Wire to thread a button onto the center of the bow. Trim away excess wire and stick a magnet to the back of the bow.

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14. Place the bow on the metal tin.

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15. The pencil case is complete.

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