How to Make Beverage Tags


There are some adorable beverage tags in the 
Ballard catalog this month and I'm attempting to make some of my own!

How to Make Beverage Tags. Homeroad.net





I can do that... a little different maybe but the same... easy!

I had shims, I backed them thin end to fat end and glued them together.

This made the shims the same thickness all the way 
down the length.

I cut the shims into 6" pieces, cut them tag shaped, and sanded the edges.

How to Make DIY Beverage Tags. Homeroad.net

I drilled holes for the twine then sanded the holes.

How to Make DIY Rustic Beverage Tags. Homeroad.net

I aged the wood with a vinegar/steel wool solution.

When the boards were dry I printed out a few appropriate words... sweet, lemonade, water & my favorite... over 21!

I drew the words freehand onto the wood trying to 
copy the font I printed out.

I used a Sharpie marker for this. 

I gave each tag a spray of Poly to protect it then strung
a length of jute through the holes.

How to Make Rustic Beverage Tags. Homeroad.net

Mine have a very rustic look. 

How to Make Repurposed Rustic Beverage Tags. Homeroad.net

These are an adorable idea because how many times do you have to tell people what's in the pitcher?!

Especially the Over 21 pitcher!

How to Make Repurposed DIY Rustic Beverage Tags. Homeroad.net


Now they'll know!

Rustic and repurposed diy beverage tags. Homeroad.net

I'm looking forward to using these... every day!





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Comments

  1. Susan,

    I think yours are so much cuter! What a great idea. I am using this idea at my next party!

    Have a wonderful day!

    blessings,
    karianne

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  2. These are so fun and easy ... love your rustic treatment!!

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  3. These are adorable! I think they would be great with a house warming gift! Maybe pair with a gourmet drink mix? Love this concept!

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  4. I love this idea! Very cool!

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  5. So funny because I got my catalog yesterday and was admiring them! You've inspired me to try and make my own too. =)

    Jeanine

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  6. How cute and creative! I need to order Ballard again. I use to get them all the time in Texas.
    Brenda

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  7. susan--love these! the over 21 is cool!
    gail

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  8. so cute, susan--love these:)

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  9. Susan! I managed to find a way to sidestep the Trend Micro virus warning and got in!!! : ) Fingers crossed it doesn't punish my laptop. I love these tags! You copied the font beautifully and I love the look of it. This is such a great idea especially with all the BBQ's during the Summer.

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  10. If it wasn't so worth it I would be getting tired of the words "I have to pin this" when I visit your blog.

    ~Bliss~

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  11. Love these Susan! Thanks for sharing!
    Have a wonderful day!

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  12. I love this idea! Thanks for sharing!

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  13. These are super duper cute and the perfect little touch. I love the extras ;)

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  14. Soooooooo cute. I love these tags. I too will be pinning this idea. Totally inspirational post. I would love it if you would share this fabulous post at our WIW linly party. Hope you can join us!

    Paula
    ivyandelephants.blogspot.com

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  15. Super cute! Fantastic job, you have beautiful hand writing!

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  16. super cute idea for a "hostess" gift or in a gift basket

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  17. Wow! These are great! Is there any way to "pin" this?

    Rita
    Cashel1916@yahoo.com

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  18. So clever and so charming! What a great idea! Love them! :)

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  19. Love, Love, and more Love for these tags.

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