Duck Tape Decorative Storage Boxes


Duck Tape Decorative Storage Boxes

Duck Tape Decorative Storage Boxes
Duck Tape Decorative Storage Boxes

Duck tape can fix just about anything if you try hard enough. Jazz up an old shoe box for some fun Duck Tape Decorative Storage Boxes that your kids can use for their favorite toys or other small items. This duck tape craft will give your old boxes a fresh new look that won't look sloppy like other shoe box decoration ideas. There are so many different colored and patterned duck tapes you can buy to make these DIY storage boxes all your own. Add other embellishments for the finishing touch and your pretty duck tape shoe boxes are ready to go!


Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteUnder an hour

Primary TechniqueGreen Crafting


Age GroupElementary School, Pre-Teens, Teens

Materials List

  • Duck Tape®
  • Scissors
  • Craft knife
  • Box with lid
  • Ruler
  • Floral wire
  • Wire cutters
  • Crafting board


  1. Remove the lid of the box. Tape around the edge of the box lid with Duck Tape®.

  2. Cover the top of the lid with Duck Tape®.

  3. Cover the outside of the box with Duck Tape®. Place your lid on the your box.    

  4. To make a flower, lay out five pieces of 1.5 in. long floral wire on a 10.5 in long piece of Duck Tape®. Place another strip of Duck Tape® on top so the wire is in between. 

  5. Cut in between each piece of wire to separate into fiver square pieces. 

  6. Fold each piece in half so that the wire is on the fold and cut a petal shape. Cut small strips of Duck Tape® to tape the petals together on the back of the flower. 

  7. Repeat steps 4-6 with other colors or add brads in the middle if desired. Place your flower details on the box.

  8. Repeat these instructions to make a decorative box for every occasion! 

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