Sunday, August 16, 2009

Transferring Pictures to Tape

Hello Ladies! Today I would like to share with you one of my favorite techniques I have recently learned. It's fun and can be a little scary, but the results are pretty awesome!! We are going to transfer a picture onto tape, yep....that's right...TAPE! Pretty cool right?!

First the Supplies we need:
*A roll of scotch tape
*A bowl of water
*A popcicle stick
*A pair of scissors
*and a cutting mat

What we are going to do:

Start off by applying the tape to your photo in any way you choose, completely covering the picture. Using your popcicle stick get out any air bubbles and go over the entire picture to ensure that the tape is secured onto the picture...this also helps the ink grab onto the tape! Once you are done with that take your entire photo and submerge it into your bowl of water, I know scary!! This part should take 10-15 minutes depending on the quality of picture paper your picture is printed on. I would check it after 10 minutes to see if the backing will easily rub off with your thumb, if not soak it for a few more minutes! Take your picture out of the water and proceed to rub off all the picture paper with your thumb until all you have left is the tape. It will look a little odd until it is dry! But once it dries the results are pretty awesome! Then you just trim up the excess tape off the edges and there you have it....a picture transferred onto tape!

Here is my completed LO using the picture I did this technique with!

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial and I can't wait to see your LO's using pictures tranferred onto TAPE! Make sure to buzz on over to JuJu Bee's Forum to check out all the tutorials and the many challenges currently going on! See you there!


Leanne said...

OMG!!! This is awesome!! Thanks for sharing will have to give this one a try!!

eiyiyi said...

You clever devil you! This is fabulous. Can't wait to try it.

missy said...

wow would have never thought of trying this thanks so much!

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