Washi File Labels
Color code your file folders with washi tape for a real design flair. Washi tape is much like masking tape, but comes in a vast array of colors and patterns. It can be repositioned if necessary, and you can place clear labels from your label maker right on top of them.
Chalkboard labels are available for sale. You can also apply chalkboard paint to pretty much any surface to create your own chalkboard labels. Paint the lids of mason jars with it, and you have a flexible labeling system for spices, craft supplies, office supplies, or whatever else you put in your jars.
Photos in Frames
Bring calm to the chaos in the morning by creating hanger labels for each day of the week. There are many sites with free downloadable labels you can print at your convenience. There's no excuse now!
Luggage Tag Labels
Luggage tags are a smart looking way to label bins and baskets. The see-through portion allows you to display a picture or label, which can easily be swapped out should your needs change. You can purchase luggage tags for labeling, or make your own with little more than scrap fabric and interfacing.thehomesihavemade.com
Cork Plant Markers
There's nothing worse than trying to figure out what's growing in the garden after you've forgotten to mark the plants. Recycle wine corks into decorative markers to keep things under control. Label them with permanent marker, and then skewer them onto forks, wrapped with a little twine.growingwildseeds.com
Popsicle Stick Markers
Identify and beautify your photo albums and scrapbooks with a spine label. These labels were printed on card stock and then glued to canvas flowers. DMC floss was wound around the spine before the whole kit-and-kaboodle was attached with a glue dot. The same could be done with ribbon or washi tape to beautiful effect.feedyourcraft.com
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