10 Fun and Useful Ways to Repurpose Packing Tape

10 Fun and Useful Ways to Repurpose Packing Tape

Here are our top 10 alternative ways to use packing tape!

Packing tape is a versatile tool that can be used for more than just sealing boxes. In this blog post, we'll explore 10 surprisingly creative ways to use packing tape. From creating temporary decorations to fixing household items, you'll be amazed at the many ways you can put this handy tool to use.

  1. Create DIY Wall Art: Use colored packing tape to create unique and temporary wall art in your home.

  2. Repair a Book Binding: Use a strip of packing tape to fix a loose or torn book binding.

  3. Make a Temporary Hem: Use packing tape to create a temporary hem in your pants or skirt when you're in a pinch.

  4. Protect Your Furniture: Use packing tape to cover the sides of your furniture to prevent cats from scratching them. Use is on the furniture feet and prevent scratches on your floors.

  5. Secure Loose Carpeting: Use packing tape to secure loose carpeting to prevent tripping hazards. If you have pets scratching the corners of your stairs add tape to ward them off!

  6. Label Your Cords: Use packing tape to label your cords and cables to keep them organized and easy to identify.

  7. Create a DIY Phone Case: Use clear packing tape to create a DIY phone case that protects your phone from scratches.

  8. Mouse Pad: Use patterned packing tape on your glass desk surfaces if your optical mouse isn't working

  9. Keep a Car Window Closed: Use packing tape to keep a car window closed if the motor is broken.

  10. Remove Dust: Packing tape is a great trick to use before applying a protective cover to a phone or computer. Use the screen wet wipe to remove oils, once dry, add a layer of packing tape to the surface. As soon as you're ready to apply the protective cover remove the packing tape and you'll have a dust free surface!

Which of these tips is your favorite? What would you add to the list?

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