I love personalized things. It's because growing up, when my relatives would buy me souvenirs, I would always get the one that said "# 1 Girl" or sometimes "Renee"(which apparently was close enough), because Rena is not a common name.
I made these personalized name tags for the holidays for all the kids in the family. The name tags can be attached to a lunch box, back pack or a jacket or anything that needs some identification.
To make these tags you needs shrink plastic, 1/8 inch hole punch, a jump ring, a key chain loop, sharpie (optional) and a die cut machine (or if you are really good with a craft knife you can use that too).
|Cut out your the name on shrink plastic using a die cut machine. You do want to use a thicker font and |
make sure all the letters are overlapped with good thickness, or the tag may break at the thin areas.
|Punch a hole at one end of the shrink plastic. I used a 1/8 inch hole punch which when shrunk makes |
a very small hold (smaller than 1/16 inch) just large enough for the jump ring. If you have a bigger jump ring
you should use a larger hole punch.
|To draw on polka dots I used a pattern as a template and just followed the dots with a sharpie. |
My shrink plastic was semi transparent so I could
see the pattern through the plastic.
|Follow the instruction on the shrink plastic to shrink. After plastic is cooled attach key chain.|