To see some of the ways to brand your jewelry line, check out the blog post Building A Brand for Handmade Jewelry.
When doing art shows or festivals, where customers are leaving with an in person purchase, something is needed to put that purchase in. I really didn't want to use those plastic Thank You bags, oh so tacky!
I ordered two different sized kraft bags from Nashville Wraps, which are personalized with my business name and information. But what about that single pair of earrings that is purchased? Or the under $5 purchase? How does that get packaged to be carried away?
Lunch bags and a home printer!
A package of 50 brown lunch bags can be purchased for around $1. I used the brown ones becasue they are consistent with the earthy look. But the wonderful thing about lunch bags--they come in all colors. You do spend a bit more for the colored ones, but it is still a bargain.
Using the printer I set up the parameters, typed in what I wanted and printed the bags out.
1. Measure the length and width of your lunch bag. Mine was 10.5 " x 5.25".
2. Open a blank page, I used Word Publisher. Go to create a custom page size. Type in your measurements. Save document as Lunch Bags or whatever you want to call it.
3. Figure out what you want to print on your bag: business name, tag line,
4. The next part was trial and error, to see where the words would print
out on the bag, you just have to play around with it.
5. Run practice print outs on regular paper, hold over bag to see if it is where
you think you want it. Then SAVE! This step eliminates wasting a lot of
6. When ready, place a piece of masking tape on the bag flap, see photo below.
going into the printer first.
amazing! If not, tweek it until you get it right, then pat yourself on the back. Don't
forget to save your work.
9. Tape down your next bag and print again. Continue until you have the amount of bags
Hope you have found this useful! If so, please leave a comment. so I know someone besides me is reading this blog.
If you liked this, be sure to check out these other tutorials :
Add a Clasp to Your Bracelet
Wire Wrap Sea Glass