Is this a familiar site in your household? It is in ours, thanks to Sweet Terror. Most of the time I can fix the tape but occasionally the tape is toast and must be tossed... or must it? Broken VHS tapes aren't completely useless, especially around this time of year. Pull out the black tape and you have quite a large amount of shiny, black, streamer stuff for all sorts of silly Halloween decorating. You can use it to make a large spider web on your wall, ceiling, fence, etc. Make a shaggy witch wig for your scarecrow or pumpkin. Hang it in front of your door like a beaded curtain. Use it to make curtains over your windows. It makes a great replacement for tissue paper when wrapping a gift, and can be used as a ghoulishly black ribbon too. Hang it from the branches of your trees. Use your imagination and have lots of fun with it.
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