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Wake and Tape

Take any bedroom from drab to fab by covering your headboard with a made-by-you, boldly hued tape design.

SKILL LEVEL: Advanced
TIME NEEDED: A weekend

SCOTCH® BRAND SUPPLIES

Scotch® Expressions Magic™ Tape »
Scotch™ Precision Scissors »

OTHER SUPPLIES

Hobby knife
Scallop scissors
Smooth headboard or footboard


We recommend using our Expressions Magic™ Tape* to create easy to apply, easy to remove shapes and patterns. Your teens will love it so much, they'll create a design for every season.


*May damage some substrates upon removal.



  • EXPERT TIP: Creating your own personalized blinds is easier to do when they are hung up. We suggest installing your blinds prior to decorating them with Expressions Magic™ Tape.

  • Gather inspirations and ideas to sketch out a personalized design for your bed's new look.


  • Before you begin taping, take your headboard measurements and cut out your pattern's most detailed pieces for a quick and easy application.


  • Need more inspiration? Design a train track pattern by cutting three-inch sections of tape. Carefully lay them across your board about a quarter-inch apart. Cover up tape ends by laying an extra long strip of tape over the edge of your train track pattern and across the length of the board.


  • Create a simple chevron pattern by snipping three-inch sections of tape diagonally at the ends. Apply between extra long tape sections to create the pattern seen here.


  • A design inspired by triangles is just another way you can cut simple shapes out of Expressions Magic™ Tape. Repeating angles adds dimension and sophistication to your design.