Christmas Crafts: Fun with Tape Measures

They’re not just for measuring.

Ready for some holiday fun that’s beyond measure? Take your gift wrapping up a notch and use Dritz® tape measures to make gift boxes and bows. Your sewing and quilting friends will be thrilled to get personalized gifts that are so different, and that reflect their favorite crafting activities.

Christmas Crafts: Fun with Dritz Tape Measures

Christmas Crafts: Fun with Dritz Tape Measures

Bows are a great idea! In addition to using both white and yellow tape measures, mix in a couple of fabric bows for interest. (Be sure to reuse them! The bows also look great attached to stockings or hung as tree ornaments – get creative!)

Christmas Crafts: Fun with Dritz Tape Measures

Wrap the tape measures around your gifts, cut them into “flags” and add details with buttons and cover buttons

Christmas Crafts: Fun with Dritz Tape Measures

Tape measures are really clever when woven to make box tops or wrapped around painted boxes.

(Looking for convenience this holiday season? We made all of these great projects with craft and sewing supplies found at Walmart. They’ve got a variety of paints, surfaces and embellishments to choose from.) 

Looking for more ways to give the holidays a creative twist? We’ve got more easy DIY tape measure projects, plus other inspiration for Christmas decorating and giving.

It’s the season for making!


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