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Neo Kneepads

Liven up a safety essential with Expressions Magic™ Tape and Expressions Packaging Tape.

SKILL LEVEL: Easy
TIME NEEDED: 1 hour

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OTHER SUPPLIES

Kneepads
Hobby knife
Burnisher (bone folder)


Kneepads are essential for rollerblading, skateboarding, hockey and other sports. Use Expressions Packaging Tape* and Expressions Magic™ Tape* to add a fun pattern or team colors to this basic piece of equipment.


*May damage some substrates upon removal.

  • Clean and dry surface and brainstorm a pattern.


  • Apply base color of Expressions Magic™ Tape in three layers. Trim excess with the hobby knife or scissors. Burnish with fingers or burnisher.


  • Apply accent color of Expressions Magic™ Tape in a starburst formation, overlapping an X shape that is thinner in the center and fans out around the sides. Trim and burnish.


  • Apply small squares of color in the center of the starburst to punch up the design. Burnish.


  • Create an accent touch by applying patterned tape near the kneepads’ closure straps.


  • EXPERT TIP: Apply the tape at a diagonal to minimize wrinkles.