Ah, duct tape; the roll of tape that is sacred to handymen and handywomen everywhere! And even if you're not MacGyver, it's highly likely you've used duct tape to solve a problem before.
Now is the time to put that roll of duct tape to good use, because we're about to reveal plenty of fun tricks, crafts, and duct tape hacks that will make you ask, "What can't duct tape do?"
Sweep your problems away by sticking duct tape on your dust pan!
A majority of people strongly dislike sweeping their floors - it's probably because it takes more than 5 minutes just to make sure every bit of dust gets into the dustpan after you're done sweeping.
Well, a simple duct tape hack can get rid of the stress - simply place tape at the lip of the dustpan to keep it in place and all your troubles will be swept away!
Wrap your footwear in duct tape to keep your feet dry
No one likes wet feet! And sometimes you're caught out in a rain storm and there are puddles and mud that you can not avoid walking through!
Wrap your shoes or boots with duct tape to keep your feet dry from all the puddles and mud that you have to trek through!
Duct tape helps your shoes get a grip!
I'm sure this hack will prevent the potential for a broken leg or pulled muscle on the dance floor!
Next time you find yourself doing the tango, the waltz, or the samba on the dance floor, you should add some duct tape to your shoes to keep yourself from slipping.
Can't open that jar lid? Duct tape's there for you!
Sometimes it's not always in the wrist; sometimes you just need to wrap duct tape around the lid, leave a long piece sticking out, and then pull with all your might!
Then say "open sesame." Never ask for someone else to help and definitely never struggle with a stuck jar lid ever again!
Say goodbye to warts by covering them with duct tape!
Warts are not enjoyable; they hurt and are all around not wanted. Did you know that duct tape can help get rid of them?
All you have to do is place some duct tape on your wart, leave it on for a while, then yank that sucker off and bam! Wart, be gone!
Create a donut shape to use duct tape like a lint roller
We all love our pets, but it's a hassle cleaning up their fur when they shed! You don't even need a roller for this duct tape hack.
If you have a piece of duct tape and loop it into a circle (sticky side out) just press it against your fur or lint-covered clothes and voila, the lint goes away!
Remove stripped screws with duct tape's help!
Here's a handyman trick for those of you who might not know it and need to remove some screws!
If there's a stripped screw that you're trying to remove, place a piece of duct tape on top of the screw to help your drill get a better grip to remove it!
Protect your fingers while you serenade everyone with music!
While you play some Bach or Vivaldi on your upright bass or violin; or maybe while you shred some chords while you play some Led Zepplin or AC/DC on your guitar;
Try wrapping your fingers in some duct tape to protect them from going raw from all of the time you spent practicing to be the next big thing!
Sticking together - duct tape prom dresses and suits
A creative and probably time-consuming project - making a suit or dress for prom out of duct tape. And on top of that, there's a website that will give you a scholarship contest for doing this!
Surprise your classmates as you show up to prom dressed to the nines in duct tape!
Create stylish shoelace tips!
Shoelaces don't need to be boring and bland! Add some personal style and flair with some colorful duct tape to get away from the same old shoelace.
It's also a great way to tell which shoes are yours if someone else has the same shoes as you! No more mistaking your classmate's shoes for your own!
Slide down a snowy hill with a duct tape sled!
The best part about winter is going sledding or tobogganing, but sometimes those plastic sleds break too easily and then you have to buy a new one and then even that one breaks quickly.
So save some money and make your own sled or toboggan with everyone's favorite tape - duct tape!
Express yourself with duct tape art!
Art is in everything, and everything can be art. So of course you can use duct tape to express your artistic talents!
Maybe your next art project will use duct tape! And maybe it will end up at the Tape Art Convention in Berlin, Germany, like this beautiful art piece!
Hold school supplies in this DIY duct tape pencil case!
Let's add some personal creativity to our pencil cases! Grab a big zip-lock bag and colorful duct tape of your choice, then wrap duct tape around the zip-loc bag and use it to hold all those school supplies you buy for your kids.
Bonus use: You can also do this for a lunch bag!
Protect the kingdom with this sword and shield!
A dragon has attacked the kingdom and has taken the royal family hostage! The city was burnt to ash! Help us, dear knight, you're our only hope!
But, it's dangerous to go alone, take these! A sword and shield made of duct tape because we all know dragons are allergic to duct tape!
Carry your water bottle around on those hot summer days with duct tape!
I know that I always forget to bring water with me, maybe it's because I don't have a water bottle carrier like this one!
It would definitely be easier to carry water this way and you will always stay hydrated after you make this water bottle carrier out of duct tape!
Carry everything you need in this duct tape bag!
Why pay hundreds of dollars on a name-brand bag or purse, or even half that price for a knock-off brand?
Express your creativity and save some money by making a duct tape bag! It's an inexpensive way to carry everything with you! And if the bag is too big, make a purse!
After you have fun doing all these duct tape crafts - relax with a duct tape hammock!
There were a lot of crafts, hacks, and tricks to do with duct tape - including this hammock.
So please! Relax, enjoy a drink! Doing these duct tape crafts is going to be tiring! You will need a break from all the hard work and from using all that creative thinking!
Use duct tape to protect your feet from blisters
Shoe shopping for a cute new pair of work shoes is always fun, but you know what is not fun? The blisters that come after breaking in your new shoes!
Well, protect your feet from blisters by putting duct tape on them the first few times you go out in those cute new shoes!
Don't rock the boat! A Duct tape boat will keep you afloat!
A popular project to do for those outdoorsy and crafty-minded folk! Make a canoe or kayak with duct tape, PVC tubing, and sometimes cardboard!
Show off your creativity and ingenious engineering skills as you meander down a river, waving to those looking at you, impressed by your duct tape boat!
Carry your money and ID in duct tape wallets!
Who needs leather wallets? Or those metal card holders? Leather wallets get too big when you have everything in them and those metal card holders are small so you may not notice it's gone!
So make some duct tape wallets! They are inexpensive and carry everything! A fun craft to do with your kids at home, and then they can have a wallet like mom and dad!