If you’ve been reading The Organized Mama blog for a while, you know that I am totally in love with labels!  I label everything.  I find that it helps keep everyone in the family organized because they can find everything they need by reading a label.

Some of my labels are rather plain, such as these custom chalkboard labels I created.  I keep some labels plain because they are usually switched out frequently.  I change what I put in our pantry containers often, so I need labels that can work with whatever I put in them.

But, some labels I want to be decorative, because they will be out, not hidden away in the pantry.  So, I always like to make sure that those labels are super pretty and go with my color scheme of the room.  This way they become an accent piece, instead of an eye-sore.

Glittery Label Tutorial

My craft room was still missing labels.  I started to make my pretty labels, but somehow forgot to label my seagrass baskets!  I needed something pretty and sparkly to label the bins.  So, I decided to create these glittery labels to decorate my craft room by using products from My Favorite Things and Xyron in this blog hop!!

Glittery Label Supplies

Materials:

Tutorial:

1. Using the Tranquil Textures Paper Pack, pull out two shades of the purple paper to use to create the tags.

2. Taking one piece of paper, out out a tag shape by using your paper cutter.

3. Then, take another piece of paper and cut it a little smaller than the tag.  Lay that piece of paper over the tag to make sure it looked nice.

4. Taking a white piece of paper, cut that paper to fit inside the smaller piece of paper you just cut, and place that on top of the tag.

5. Then, cut a piece of white paper to be thin and act as an accent.  This is the piece of paper you will be decorating with glitter!

6. Lay out the paper to make sure you like the look before putting everything together.

Glittery Label Stickers

7. Once everything looks pretty, run the smaller piece of purple paper and the thin accent paper through the Xyron Creative Station Lite machine using the permanent sticker insert.

Paper Face-Down

8. Run the other white paper AND the thin accent paper paper through the Xyron Creative Station Lite.  When you run the thin accent paper through, make sure that you pull off the clear top off first.  Then face the paper face down.  You will be turning both sides of the paper into a sticker!

9. Put the small purple paper on top of the tag.

10. Put the white paper on top of the small purple paper.

11.  Using your thin accent paper, cut the backing so it is small.

Glitter

12. Taking your Lavendar Microfine Glitter, shake the glitter all over the thin accent paper.  I like to do my glitter in a tray over a piece of computer paper.  Once I am done doing the glitter, I can make the paper into a cone to put the excess glitter back into the container!

Glittery Label

13. Take the glittery thin accent paper and put that on the bottom of the tag.

14. Using the stamps, stamp block, and ink pad, stamp some decorative pieces on the outside corners of the white paper.

15. Write label on the white part of the tag using the glitter pen.

Glitter Label Ribbon

16. Single-hole punch the tag.

17. Add ribbon to the tag.

18. Attach tag to your basket.

19. Repeat until your entire room is labeled with glittery labels!

Glittery Label On Basket

Now it’s your turn to get your glitter on!  Grab your supplies and cut out a tag shape.  Add some paper to give it dimension.  Run the paper through the Xyron Creative Station Lite to make it into stickers.  Add glitter, stamps, and write the label.  Then, attach the label using ribbon.

Labels In Craft Room

And don’t forget to check out Sharon Callis Crafts and The Papered Cottage for more amazing ideas on this blog hop with Xyron Design Team and My Favorite Things!!

 

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About The Organized Mama

My name is Jessica and I am the founder and editor of The Organized Mama. I was born and raised in Minnesota and currently live in Illinois. I graduated Indiana University with a degree in elementary education. I decided to share my tips and tricks to keeping things organized in hopes of helping people stay organized with little ones. I am in the process of becoming a professional organizer to help assist families in keeping households organized. At The Organized Mama, you will find ways to keep organized, stay crafty and, most of all, enjoy motherhood!

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