How To: Making Name Badges

use reusable name badge when making your own personal identification toolsFrom holiday decorations to home and office furniture, making something yourself feels great!

These days, it’s all about making something with your hands of which you can be proud. And name badges are no exception. Here are several examples of available DIY name badges.

Let’s start with the popular products:

from DIY to making name badges, speedy badges are the perfect solution for any business

Speedy Badges

This three piece system is customized using only a printer. Print on the removable insert and then add it to the window-style frame with the plastic cover. These inexpensive and simple to assemble badges are perfect for high-turnover positions.

from DIY to making name badges, mighty badges are the perfect solution for any business

Mighty Badges

Add a logo to the metal backplate on these reusable name badges. Then customize each one with a printed name and snap everything into place using the plastic lens cover. They are perfect for a professional look while maintaining a budget.

These two reusable name badge systems are designed specifically to help make your name badge needs effortless. Making each name badge is easy and quick, which makes them perfect for high turnover and seasonal positions in offices and retail establishments.

from DIY to making name badges, badge holders are the perfect solution for any business

Badge Holders

Badge holders come in several sizes and either a horizontal or vertical orientation. Printable inserts are available in eight different colors and are perforated for easy use.

If your printer can print it, you can make it! From printing names and titles to graphics and multiple colors, these badges have it all. Making these personalized badges is as easy as adding the information you need and hitting print. And, each badge holder is reusable.

Need something you can write on?

use adhesive name badges when making your own name tags
use name tag blanks when making name badges
use logo only name badges when making your personal identification

Adhesive Name Badges

Because they are so easy to use, these stick-on name badges are perfect for temporary use and are ideal for meetings, parties, conventions and other events.

Name Tag Blanks

Use these Name Tag Blanks in a variety of ways. Add names and titles with a sticker or label maker. Or, use a marker for a more permanent solution.

Logo Only Badges

Add a logo to any reusable name badge to make them stand out. Choose from laser engraved, UV Color or hot-stamped printing processes.

Adding names, titles and more to these name badges is the easiest thing you will do all day. Grab your nearest pen or permanent marker (careful if you’re using name tag blanks as you may not be able to reuse them) and write down all the information you need on your name badges. It’s a real DIY!

Need something a bit more permanent for personal identification? We have that too!

Mighty Badges Are Here To Save The Day

mighty badges are available in three backplate colors gold, white and silver and up to 10 sizesIt’s a bird! It’s a plane!
Nope, it’s Mighty Badges!

Out of all the reusable name badges we offer, Mighty Badges are one of our top sellers. And schools, offices, stores and so many other places can benefit from using reusable name badges. Reusable products like Mighty Badges are easy-to-use and quick-to-assemble. And, if someone moves on from your company, it’s easy to pass along the name tag.

Many companies find the need to hire more employees during the holiday months or for different events. Using reusable name badges helps keep identification costs under control. This is where Mighty Badges save the day!

The Stats (Sizes, Colors & More)

Each badge comes in three parts: the metal backplate, the printable insert and the clear lens. The inserts are fully printable on an inkjet or laser printer and can be replaced as often as needed for new names, uses and different events. The clear, plastic lens snaps into place over the top of everything to hold the badge together.

mighty badges are a reusable name badge that comes with three pieces and printable insertsChoose from one of 10 sizes (nine if you need a printed logo) and a variety of shapes, including rectangles, ovals and squares. Print almost any text and graphics on the inserts and stack the three Mighty Badge pieces together for a professional name badge.

Benefits (Affordability & Easy-To-Use)

  • Mighty Badges are easy-to-use, allowing them to meet multiple needs. You can customize them yourself with inserts, and you can get them right away. We also offer larger quantity discounts.
  • Using printable inserts is a perfect way to control name tag costs. Just print a new insert with each new employee or for different events.
  • UV printed logos add class and professionalism to these reusable name badges. The brightly UV printed colors fit any logo or graphics need. And with a logo printed directly onto the metal backplate, all you have to do is print a new insert with a name or title of your choice.

mighty badges are a popular choice for reusable name badges and come with three partsWe know that name tags are not all created equal! And, there are endless ways to use each reusable name badge. But, no matter your name badge needs, remember to weigh all your options before making your final decision. We’re sure you’ll find a way to have a Mighty Badge™ save your day.

Signs & Finding Your Uniqueness

custom signs are perfect for any office, business or home needsFrom offices to schools to homes, signs are everywhere!

No, we’re not talking about street signs and warning signs. And, while we love each sign equally, we are talking about custom and stock engraved signs to help your business and home run smoothly.

From being able to choose the color, font and text to adding a logo or graphic, these custom designs are only limited by your imagination. The best part of choosing a custom sign is that you can be as creative as you like. From logos to graphics, let us help you design the sign of your choice. Add personal text and make it just as unique as you are.

stock office signs provide directions and other information for your businessIn The Office

Displaying information in an office or store can significantly increase productivity and customer relations. Provide directions or give meaning to organization with a simple, stock sign. Or, create your own unique style with a custom sign. Add text and graphics for a truly one-of-a-kind style for your business.

Office signs are perfect for directions and instructions for every business and office are available to meet the unique needs of your company. Use wall and door signs to direct clients and customers to the right place. Use a warning or instructional sign to let everyone know of hazards and policies. You select the size, text color and graphics.

custom graphic signs are perfect for any imagination Personal and Home Use

From creative kid signs to useful kitchen and laundry room directions, custom signs just became your best friend for your home. Provide washing instructions in your laundry room. Or, give specifics on how to use kitchen appliances. And, let your kids participate in the designing of each custom sign. Their imagination is sure to make your sign not only unique but also something you will hold onto for the rest of your life.

Or, make a custom sign for someone you love with special sayings, quotes and so much more! Put one of these into a frame and give them as a gift. Perfect for birthdays or holidays such as Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. These special and unique signs are sure to please the hard-to-buy-for person on your list.

So, no matter your signage needs, we’re sure to have something that fits you, your business and your budget!

Create A Photo Album in 5 Steps

A photo album made from badge holders is the perfect holiday gift!

using badge holders to create a festive holiday photo albumWith the holidays coming, people are looking for a creative way to display their pictures. And, many people look forward to receiving homemade gifts for the holidays. Here’s a great little tutorial on how to make a mini photo album for those wanting to see your holiday pictures!

Follow these five, easy steps to create your photo album.

Badge holders are perfect for this cute craft. And, every year people take so many photos that these will come in handy not only for the holidays but year round.

Step 1

Choose the badge holder size that you would prefer for your book. Yes, this step is that simple, but we do carry several different sizes and badge holder types that it is going to take a bit to decide what will work best for your project.

Step 2

Either work with the inserts that can be ordered with the badge holders, or make a template so you can trim each picture to the correct size. The photos will need to be cut to fit either the badge holder or any insert you want to fit into the album.

Step 3

using badge holders as a creative and festive holiday photo albumFind the pictures you want to use and place them in order. Are you focusing on a theme for your photo album? Maybe you’re creating this for a grandparent so that it should be full of pictures of their grandchildren. Or, perhaps you’re making this for a Christmas present, so you want holiday pictures. Birthdays, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Easter, the list goes on! Whatever your theme, make sure your photos match.

Place your pictures in order. Before you start filling your badge holders with priceless memories, remember that sometimes arrangement is essential. The organization will depend on your theme for your album.

Step 4

Start stuffing! Don’t forget that badge holders are clear and you can use both sides to display pictures. And, don’t limit yourself to just photos. Use the inserts to create unique messages for the recipient. With someone a happy birthday or Merry Christmas right in the middle of all the festive pictures.

using badge holders with dry erase markers for a school book or photo albumAnother great idea is to use the badge holders with a dry erase marker. Scrawl out a cute message and then have a child sign it right on the badge holder. Or, if this album is a gift for a child, include pages that they can draw on with the dry erase markers.

Step 5

using badge holders and personalized ribbons to create a festive holiday photo albumSecure the badge holders together. Use some of our custom ribbon rolls to tie all your pictures together. Not only will the photos leave a lasting impression, but personalized ribbons are a great touch. There are so many ways to use ribbon to tie it all together. With the different punched holes and slots in each badge holder, creativity is key to finishing this project.

From creative, personalized ribbons to the final photo album, your loved ones are sure to enjoy this easy and fun craft for their holiday presents!