This post is sponsored by 3M.

3M Scotch Expressions

Being the creative addict that I am, I love hearing about new craft products. I was happy to get my hands on a bunch of tapes from the new 3M Scotch Expressions to give a road test.

Here’s the how-to for the desk accessories I whipped up…

Dry erase clipboard

3M Scotch Expressions

3M Scotch Expressions

Apply a sheet of adhesive dry erase to the middle of the clipboard.

3M Scotch Expressions

Lay some patterned Duct Tape across the top and bottom of the board.

3M Scotch Expressions

Trim excess tape.

3M Scotch Expressions

Trim the excess tape over the clip using a craft blade.

Finish with Magic Tape as backgrounds for headings.

Photo frame

3M Scotch Expressions

3M Scotch Expressions

Lay satin tape along each side of the frame and trim excess.

3M Scotch Expressions

Stick a small piece of Magic Tape diagonally across each corner. Fill in corner with gold leaf pen. Once dry, carefully peel off top piece of tape.

Pencils & holder

3M Scotch Expressions

3M Scotch Expressions

Take a glass or tin and apply a strip of Shipping Tape around the bottom. Fold excess underneath.

3M Scotch Expressions

Wrap a small piece of Magic Tape around pens or pencils.

3M Scotch Expressions


Now it’s your turn! There are three different ways to win your share of prizes:

1. Craft your own creation and share it on the Make It Amazing Australia or New Zealand page to win one of five iPad Minis (open to Australian and New Zealand residents)

2. Vote for your favourite creation on the Make It Amazing Australia or New Zealand page to win a product prize pack (open to Australian and New Zealand residents)

3. Leave a comment below to win a product prize pack (open to all readers – I will ship internationally at my cost)

You can pick up supplies for your creations at Big W, Woolworths and Officeworks in Australia and Warehouse Stationery, OfficeMax and Mighty Ape in New Zealand.

What are you waiting for? Let’s get crafty!

Competition closes Friday 7 February. Winner will be announced Monday 10 February. 


18 Responses

  • Maria

    Love this idea! It’s easy and inexpensive! Great for a DIY.

  • Love this, thanks for hosting a giveaway!

  • That is really cute, oh so simple and mess-free! My type of craft :)

  • Just moved in to a new house.Will have to use some of your ideas in my new craft area. Thanks!

  • Katherine Ryan

    Wow, they come in such awesome colours and patterns now! Loving the ideas you’ve shown, it’s inspired me to come up with some of my own :)

  • Leslie

    I love the clipboard! I need to make one as my to-do list!

  • Jessie Hay

    These tapes looks great :)

  • I have honestly missed the decorative tape train until now.. how did this even happen?! I especially love the tape on the clipboard, that is gorgeous!

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