Duct tape is always in large supply in our house. Aaron has quite the collection of prints and colors that he uses for various projects including creating a cover for his well-loved Bible. Summer is the queen of making duct tape wallets and even a few dresses for her friends in every duct tape print available. Since we seem to have a predisposition for all things duct tape, I agreed to review a Heart Shaped Duct Tape Ring from Quiet Mischief. The ring is just one of the creative duct tape accessories by duct tape artist, Melissa.
About the Artist
Melissa started working with duct tape in April of 2010. Within days she had moved on from the usual large roses and started designing bags and other items. She came up with her first bestseller, duct tape rose rings, while bored in math class; her sister put them up in the Quiet Mischief Etsy shop, and the rest was history.
Melissa’s original jewelry has had a great influence both on Quiet Mischief and on the duct tape crafting world in general. Through Quiet Mischief she’s published two tutorials teaching how to make her duct tape rose and heart rings; combined these tutorials have been sold more than 1100 times. Her jewelry has also appeared in local and national articles in newspapers and magazines as well as on TV on the local news, and she has even bigger plans in mind for the future!
About the Duct Tape Ring
The ring is made from a multi-colored flower print duct tape. The ring is large measuring 1.25 inches long, 0.5 inches wide and 0.75 inches high. You can order the ring in small (sizes 1-8) and regular (sizes 6-15). I got the regular size ring and it was too small for my fingers. It fit my friend well so she agreed to be my hand model. 🙂
I wore the ring to church last Wednesday night and asked friends of all ages what they thought of it. Most of the adults liked it but said it was too loud or too big. The teens liked the ring but would prefer it in a solid color. The tweens LOVED the ring and at the end of the night I gave my ring to a young friend of mine.
Quiet Mischief makes other duct tape accessories including corsages, hair bows, friendship bracelets and other rings. You can even purchase a tutorial on the Quiet Mischief site so that you can learn how to make duct tape rings. As a matter of fact, they have just kicked off their first Kickstarter campaign for “Not Your Usual Duct Tape Crafts-The Christmas Book“. If you would like to help them on their way please donate to their campaign at the link above. You can also follow Quiet Mischief on Pinterest and Facebook so that you can stay up-to-date with their creations.
Disclosure: I receive a duct tape ring in exchange for this review. I have given the ring away to a friend thus sharing the love. All opinions are 100% mine and my friends.