Do-It-Yourself Wine Tags
There's a better way to find your glass in a sea of stemware than to search for your lipstick shade. At your next get-together, make these easy-to-assemble wine markers while drinking a bottle (or two!).
- Draw a circle 2 inches in diameter on a sheet of chipboard.
- Draw a 1-inch-diameter circle inside of it (trace around a quarter).
- Cut out the larger circle with a craft knife.
- Cut a diagonal line from the outside edge to the inner circle, and cut out the inner circle.
- Repeat these steps using a sheet of patterned paper or a playing card.
- Roll a glue stick over the chipboard and the paper, and adhere together. Let dry.
- Smooth the edges with a sanding block.
- Apply a self-adhesive laminating sheet to the patterned side of the hoop, cut the edges to fit, and cut out the film in the center.
- Using a photo-editing program, resize or crop a photo to about 1¾ x 2 inches, and adjust the saturation to 50 percent.
- Print onto white ink-jet shrink film, following the instructions on the package.
- Cut out the photo.
- Punch a hole at the top using a hole punch.
- Bake the tag according to the instructions.
- Open a jump ring by twisting it apart at the seam.
- Hook the photo and a ¾-inch wine-stem hoop (sold in packs of 10) onto the ring, and close by twisting it back to its original position.
- Unhook the hoop and slip it onto the wineglass stem.
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