Send Artwork Home Safely

Send­ing stu­dent art­work home can be a per­ilous expe­ri­ence! A project that took hours to cre­ate can quickly get crin­kled or torn by the well-meaning rub­ber band you put around it. You can avoid this prob­lem by keep­ing a sup­ply of card­board tube-rings on hand. Sim­ply cut an empty paper towel tube into rings about 1–1/2″ wide and slip the rolled-up art­work inside. A sin­gle ring will hold art­work securely all the way home!

4 Responses to Send Artwork Home Safely

  1. erica February 25, 2009 at 5:56 pm #

    that’s such a great idea. and i love the term “well-meaning” rub­ber band. it made me laugh. you’re great.

  2. Sue July 1, 2009 at 5:33 pm #

    I love this idea and am going to try out the dot mon­ster projects in the post below. Thanks for the tips and have a great summer.

  3. Chrissy August 5, 2010 at 6:17 pm #

    Bril­liant! This is one of those “Why didn’t I think of that?!” ideas. Love your site :-)

  4. Miss September 19, 2011 at 9:09 am #
    I have so many toi­let tubes– now I know what to do with them!!

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