DIY: Favor Tags
Materials (per set)
1 80lb (or heavier) cover/cardstock 8.5×11
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cutter, eyelet-setting tools, computer, printer
18 favor tags can be printed on one 8.5″x11″ 80lb cardstock. The tags each measure 2.5″ from left to right and 2.5″ from top to bottom.
Click template above to download
To add a border
Make sure the DRAWING toolbar is visible. Click VIEW > TOOLBARS and make sure DRAWING is checked. From the DRAWING toolbar, click AUTOSHAPES > BASIC SHAPES > diamond. Then draw your diamond on the tag where you want your border to be. Select the diamond, right-click and click FORMAT AUTOSHAPE. A window will appear where you can modify the width, style, color, etc of your diamond border.Â Under theÂ COLORS AND LINESÂ tab, select No Fill from the drop-down menu under Fill > Color.
Resizing the tags
If youÂ want to resize the tags, do this before putting any info on them, but after you added the border (if any).Â Â Â Make sure the DRAWING toolbar is visible. Click VIEW > TOOLBARS and make sure DRAWING is checked. From the DRAWING toolbar, click the SELECT OBJECTS (arrow) button.Â Using the arrow, select all tags by dragging the cursor from the upper left corner to the lower right corner of the paper.Â A border appears around the whole area with tags.Â Drag the lower right corner of this border to resize the tags.
Cut on the lines after printing. To set the eyelet on the top portion of the favor tag, click here. You may also choose to have rounded corners by using a round-corner cutter.
2/25/08:Â Directions for resizing the tags are posted above