Published: June 25, 2013

AVON, Ohio (June 2013) – Have a hauntingly fun Halloween with some help from Duck Tape® brand duct tape! Available in a thrilling assortment of colors and designs, Duck Tape® makes an ideal treat to create Halloween décor, costumes and crafts everyone will love, whether you’re a grown-up DIYer or crafting with your little boys and “ghouls.”

Trick Out Your Halloween Projects

From wickedly wonderful witches hats to carefully crafted trick-or-treat bags, Duck Tape® makes the perfect tool to add a bit of fanciful flair to your Halloween creations. Cover fabric to fashion easy Halloween costumes, or pick up a few rolls to add some spooky sophistication to centerpieces, placemats and other home décor items.

Scare Up Some Cash

Less messy than carving, Duck Tape® is also ideal for perfecting indoor and outdoor pumpkin displays. This Halloween, have a frighteningly fun time – and possibly win some cash – in the Duck® brand Stick or Treat® Jack-O-Lantern Contest. The Stick or Treat® Contest dares you to decorate your own unique real or artificial pumpkin using the spellbindingly special palette of Duck Tape® colors and designs for a chance to win a seriously sweet treat: a $1,000 cash grand prize. Whether it's a classically spooky Jack-O-Lantern or a Halloween-inspired monster all your own, the decorating possibilities are endless.

Now in its seventh year, the Contest starts Sept. 23, 2013, and ends on Oct. 31, 2013, and you can enter your Duck Tape® Jack-O-Lantern by submitting a photograph to A panel of judges will choose winners based on originality, workmanship, use of color and quantity of Duck Tape® used. The first place prize in the contest is $1,000. The second place winner will receive $500 and the third place winner will receive $250.

Enjoy Duck Tape® Treats

A Halloween treat that will never get stale, Duck Tape® is available in a wide range of colors and designs, including several new options perfect for Halloween:

  • Scary Chevron: This new print features a vibrant purple, orange and green chevron stripe.

  • Ghoul and The Gang: New this year, this design is adorned with colorful skulls, pumpkins, ghosts and Frankenstein monsters – sure to add some Halloween cool – and ghoul! – to any trick-or-treat bag, craft or costume.

  • Glow in the Dark Rolls and Sheets: Glow Sheets are available in assorted adhesive shapes, including moons, stars, circles, stripes, numbers and letters – great for adding a touch of spooky glimmer to your Jack-O-Lantern or other bewitching decorations.

  • Glow in the Dark Ducklings™ Mini Rolls: These new smaller rolls are ideal for adding embellishments or intricate detail work to your scarily good Halloween creations.

  • Classic Duck® brand Halloween colors and designs: Make wicked Halloween crafts using Black,Blaze Orange, Candy Corn and Purple Spider.

With tricks and treats from Duck Tape®, your Halloween is sure to be so fun, it’s scary! To find more Halloween inspiration, go to To see the latest Duck Tape® creations, or to share your masterpiece, visit



An American original, Duck® brand is known for its quality and innovation, which now includes a vibrant assortment of hundreds of colors, designs and licenses. Duck Tape® brand duct tape is available nationally at mass merchandise, craft, hardware, home center, food, drug, office, auto and specialty retailers in colors like aqua, fluorescent green, pink, orange and yellow, and designs such as Mustache, Graffiti and Zig-Zag.

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