Make a Duct Tape Wallet in 5 Steps: Tutorial

Three duct tape wallets

Three duct tape wallets

In this tutorial, I am going to try and explain how to make a duct tape wallet.  The wallet that we are making can fit 10 cards and has a money pouch. Alternatively, you can buy a wallet that I made by going here and visiting my gallery.

If you don’t fall in love with any of those, you can also choose your colors and I will be happy to customize one for you. To get a customized wallet, click the below button to make a purchase, and it will ask if you want to add a description. There, you can state your main color and secondary color, or you can list what color stripes you’d like.  If you’ve any questions, feel free to contact me. Again, see the gallery link listed above to see what I’ve already got. All of the wallets shown in this tutorial are for sale there, along with many more.

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I used thumbnails throughout this post to try and keep the tutorial from being 5 miles long. If you click on an image, it will make it larger and easier to see. The instructions may sound a little complex, but it is really quite easy. So if you have any questions, or if anything is unclear please ask. I will do my best to clarify.

Inside of wallet

Inside of walletThe instructions may sound a little complex, but it is really quite easy. So if you have any questions, or if anything is unclear please ask. I will do my best to clarify.

Materials :

  • piece of loose leaf paper
  • two colors of duct tape (primary color “A,” secondary color “B” )
  • straight edge razor
  • ruler
  • surface to cut on (I just use an old piece of plywood).

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Crayon Art

IMG_4416(1)This is a really quick craft that anyone can do. Unfortunately, you can’t really do anything else while you are working on this craft. You see, I am rather lazy. I like to watch TV; however, watching TV makes me feel as though I am wasting my life. So I do crafts while I am watching tv.

To sum:
I watch tv.
I do crafts.
I don’t waste my life.

But that’s not the case with this craft...

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Erasure Poetry:

I do things with Words…

April is National Poetry Month (or “NaPoMo,” as all those crazy poets call it). And, at heart, I am a poet. Actually, I think that I’m technically a writer, or maybe just a blooger…well, I am whatever word you want to use for a semi-creative person who likes to do things with words.

Anyways, I lack the time and commitment to be a part of my university’s Poem-A-Day email list. But I managed to get a few erasure poems done a few weeks ago, so I thought that I would share them for NaPoMo.

Below you will find the following:

  1. The title of the poem
  2. The poem (in all its glorious glory)
  3. A typed version of the poem (I don’t have the best scanner, so they may be a bit hard to read. You can click on them to make them larger).
  4. A little sketch by Jolene (that’s me).

Once you finish, you should make one yourself and send it to me (who doesn’t like getting creative poetry from random people?). Maybe we’ll start a whole movement! Picture it: people shoving erasure poems into strangers’ mailboxes, placing them under an unsuspecting person’s windshield wipers, leaving them in library books…we should totally do this.

But I’ll organize my Erasure Poem Movement in another post. For now, on to the poems…

Calm After the Storm

erasure poem 3

Valued
Revered
Moral
be
but have
a heart
for something

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The Crazy Hair Chronicles

Pink is my Favorite color

017Sing it.

Come on, you know you want to. Did you sing it? If not, stop reading until you sing it…. Now then, I am going to assume that you all sang it. If you didn’t, you are all terrible people.

But moving on… to the right, you see a picture of me with a super fantastical hair cut. At least, I think it was super and fantastical. Did you notice that I said “was” ?? Well, we’ll get to that in a moment.

I have a friend who is simply amazing at cutting hair, Kara. She is one of those people who can tell, just by glancing at someone, what hairstyle will look best on them…of course, she has years of experience working in a hair salon to assist her with this, but I digress. My understanding of hair and how hair operates is rather limited (to put it nicely).

Generally, I stand in front of the mirror, look at my hair, and yell “DO THINGS!!!” (it works a lot more often that you’d think). Since I know so little about hair, and how to make it do things that look pretty, when I go to get a hair cut I just tell them what I want, sit in the chair, close my eyes, and hope for the best. Sometimes this turns out swell. Sometimes not so swell. Let me show you…

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