Sunday, November 4, 2007

Tagging odd shaped items.

Placing tags on items like teapots with knobs and handles is simple but when you have a vase with smooth sides labelling can be tricky. You can tape string from the inside of the vase but that isn't terribly attractive with a wide mouthed vessel. Here's my current way of tagging vases. Put a hole at each end of the label. Put the cord through the holes then thread beads through the cord. Put one bead into the vase and the tag will hang from the cord with the second bead acting as an attractive counterweight.


Label with cord and two beads

The label hangs from the bead in the vase.

5 comments:

  1. you are sooooooooo clever!

    iggy

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  2. I second Iggy with that! soooo clever!

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  3. Like Judy said. Brilliant! And elegant and practical too!

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  4. absolutely a brilliant idea. Simple yet elegant

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