Inexpensive, indispensable, and easy-to-use, transparent tape can be found in nearly every home. With her trademark flair for pragmatic creativity, popular helpful hints expert Vicki Lansky offers ingenious ways to use tape in the kitchen and car, for home maintenance and personal hygiene, with pets and with plants. In her down-to-earth style, Lansky shows how to use tape to create an instant bird feeder with a sticky-side-out loop dipped in bird seed, cover a watch crystal when painting to keep it paint-free, secure small bundles of fresh herbs to a cutting board before chopping, prolong the life of crayons by reinforcing them around the middle, and much more. This new edition also includes many tips shared by readers of the first edition.
Including a brief history of tape’s serendipitous invention, Transparent Tape is a practical and fun guide to making the most of a product that most people wouldn’t know how to live without.