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:

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

A Conversation With A Name Badge

Have you ever talked with an inanimate object? Well, today, we’re sharing a recent conversation we had with a name badge!

colors, text and logos are all key features of a name badgeWe sat down over the long, holiday weekend with a Name Badge and asked several questions about how a name badge works and why they think their job is so important. Here are the top three questions from that interview.

Question 1: Describe Your Job

Reporter: I would like to start with a simple question, Name Badge. Please explain your job and what it is that you do on a daily basis.

Name Badge: Whoa! Slow down there! That’s a super detailed question, and it will take more than just a few minutes to answer. Are you sure you want to start with that one?

Reporter: Yes, I am sure.

use logo name tags and name badge to brand your companyName Badge: Alright, glad you’re sitting down. So, here it goes. Although my job isn’t a simple one, it is reasonably easy to do. You see, the basic concept of my job is to let people know my name. But, here’s where it gets complicated. My name changes. My design changes. Sometimes I have color and sometimes I’m plain or even blank.

Reporter: That is a lot to take in, Name Badge. But I think you’re deviating from the question. What is your job?

Name Badge: First off, call me NB, it’s easier. In a nutshell, my job is to tell others who I am.

Reporter: That doesn’t sound too hard, NB. So, why do you think it’s so complicated?

NB: My job is complicated because of the many different ways people customize and use me.

Question 2: What Customizations Are Available?

NB: As I mentioned before, my design changes. Some people use their first name. Others use first and last names, while still others add titles, company names and sometimes even logos. And, I come in many different colors. I’m a chameleon that way. Oh, and sometimes people write on me.

Reporter: So, basically what you are telling me is that you have many faces? If that is the case, how do people know how to use you?

NB: Yes, I do have many faces. And sometimes that makes it a bit harder to use me. Although, to most people, using me is a natural thing; especially when those people work in stores or offices with tons of employees. Most know that I wear best on the right side of their shirt, but sometimes people put me in their pockets or place me where I’m hard to read. I do my job best when worn correctly.

Question 3: Finding Your Best Feature

Reporter: So, NB, if you’re appropriately worn and used correctly, what is your best feature?

NB: You like asking loaded questions, don’t you?

Reporter: What do you mean?

use a name badge to show your name, your company's name and your logoNB: Well, my best feature is the one the consumer likes the most. So, if they worked hard on their company’s branding, the logo would be my best feature. But, if the person wearing me needs others to know that they are a volunteer, then my title would be my best feature. Does that make sense?

Reporter: Yes, I suppose it does. So, your best feature is what others need it to be?

NB: Exactly!

Reporter: Wow! I’ve learned a lot from you today, NB. Thanks. I should probably be wearing a name badge, too!