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Use colorful tape patterns to make a work-and-play calendar.

SKILL LEVEL:Intermediate
TIME NEEDED:2 hours

SCOTCH® BRAND SUPPLIES

Scotch® Expressions Masking Tape »
Scotch® Expressions Washi Tape »

OTHER SUPPLIES

Post-it® Notes
Whiteboard
Magnets
Dry erase markers
Hobby knife
Straightedge
Cutting mat


Update an old whiteboard with Expressions Masking Tape* and Expressions Washi Tape* to keep track of appointments, family activities and weekly chores. This is a great project for teachers’ home offices.


*May damage some substrates upon removal.



  • EXPERT TIP: Make magnets for your board by mixing and matching tapes to create a geometric design.

  • Cover the edges of the whiteboard with an Expressions Washi Tape or Expressions Masking Tape pattern of your choosing.


  • Use the Expressions Illustrated Alpha Washi Tape to spell out the days of the week. Put a strip of alphabet tape on a cutting mat and use a hobby knife to separate each letter you need. Apply to the top of your board.


  • To create even spaces on the calendar, measure columns and rows with a straightedge. Mark spaces with a dry erase marker, then adhere tape to the board along the straightedge for precise lines.


  • Post-it® Notes are a great way to call attention to important tasks. For another burst of color, decorate your Post-it® Notes with a few strips of Expressions Washi Tape or Expressions Masking Tape.