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Transform a Plastic Dollar Store Sword with Metal Tape

Jen of EPBOT is continually finding ways to improve upon inexpensive toys found at the dollar store and turn them into decor or cosplay props. She uses paint and other modification techniques to transform plain material, and in a tutorial from around Halloween of last year, she used paint and metal tape to make plastic swords into weaponry that looks metallic. This particular sword has a texture, and the metallic tape picks up the details. She says:

Once the tape’s on, trim off the excess & rub the whole blade down with the back side of a spoon. That adds an extra gleam and some great streaky texture to the metal.

Read more at EPBOT.


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