FAMILY FUN: Designer Duct Tape Garland

  This is a super easy project that everyone can participate in. Platypus is the perfect tape for making garland. It has just enough structure that you can make perfect little circles out of it without resorting to complicated layering like you’d have to do with other tapes.   It can be used in any […]

read more →

DUCT TAPE MODEL MAKING: How to Make a Platypus Pyramid

Introduction to Making 3D Shapes Platypus Designer Duct Tape is very different from most duct tapes. Our tape has a beautiful matte finish, uses more fabric backing, and has a different kind of polymer substrate than other duct tapes. This makes it more structural which is a quality that opens the door to some amazing possibilities. Having […]

read more →

DE-CLUTTER: Mine’s the adorable one.

Today we have a quick and easy way to personalize your phone chargers. At my house, we literally have 8-10 of them floating around in various states of disrepair. One nice thing about Apple phone chargers are the simple basic shape of the plug. All you need to do is cut out a rectangle 3 […]

read more →

BACK ON THE BOARD: Sidelined with Maggie

We want to send our best vibes and well-wishes to Maggie who is undergoing surgery today. She’s an avid snowboarder who injured her hip several times while ripping it up and now has to have surgery to repair it. She hated the idea of limping around on boring old unfashionable crutches and decided to uplevel […]

read more →

HOW TO: Throw a Circus Party fit for a clown

It’s birthday time again! Last year’s theme:  skateboarding. This year: the Big Top. And big it was….Charlie recently turned Lucky 7! After attending circus school and hurling himself off of a trapeze platform, this little clown and his friends ventured back home, greeted with Platypus Designer Duct Tape crafts + lots of other treats. Inspired by […]

read more →

BRIGHTEN UP: Spring is here! Let’s make some vases.

  Spring is in the air here in North Carolina! The flowers are starting to bloom and people are shedding their jackets, donning yard clothes, beautifying their lawns and homes. It feels electric! Or maybe that’s just the bees buzzing. You may have noticed the Designer Duct Tape® covered vases on our home page scrolling by […]

read more →

BUZZ: HGTV Magazine + NBC Today Show

We’re thrilled to have been featured in the January/February 2013 HGTV Magazine! Please go pick one up and see some great home decor ideas and uplifts using Platypus Designer Duct Tape. Also, you can see a segment that we were prominently featured in on NBC’s The Today Show! We couldn’t be happier to start the new […]

read more →

Spruce up the holidays!

  Merry Christmas and happy holidays everyone! For our final post before Christmas we thought we’d share a few of the ways we’re using Designer Duct Tape to liven up our homes this year. We used our Picnic Gingham duct tape to cover this box, creating a gift box that can be used again year […]

read more →

QUICKFIX: Upcycled Holiday Waste Basket

  Today we have a quick and easy project that saved us from throwing away a scraped up ugly old waste basket. We covered it in our Picnic Gingham and for the sake of the season, added a little Christmas tree flare using our Summer Grass and Leather Designer Duct Tapes. The tree can be […]

read more →

HOLY BAT-O-RANG: Meet Charlie, Super-crafter.

                              It is my pleasure to introduce you to Charlie, one of our biggest fans. He is an incredibly creative boy, with a penchant for designing super-duper stuff. We encourage each of you to submit your own projects showcasing Designer Duct […]

read more →