I know that alot of us love the look of typing or printing on stickers. But if you're like me, you've found that often, it's tedious.
If it's printing you are trying to do, then removing the sticker from the paper you stuck it to before running it through the printer can be challenging.
If it's typing, sometimes putting a whole sheet of stickers through the plenum means you end up with some of your stickers being ruined in the mechanism.
Today, I'd like to share a little tip I recently discovered which I think will have you typing on every sticker you can get your hands on.
Do you own a Ranger Non-Stick Craft sheet? Well if you don't you NEED to! This little sweetie is one of the most useful tools in the scrap room that I know of. I have both the large, which is 15x18 and the small which is 9x12. For this purpose, you need the smaller one.
All you have to do is choose the label sticker of your choice. Stick it right to the middle of your non-stick craft sheet and insert it into your typewriter. You can adjust it to get it exactly where you want it and type away. (hint, you can do more than one at a time too!)
I suspect that this can also be done with a printer, but seeing as my printer is persnickety and scarcely even wants to feed copy paper I can't verify that information.
Give it a try and let me know how it works out for you. Oh, and you can very likely find one of these sheets at the local Michael's. Get that 40% coupon ready to go!
I've photographed a bit of my process to show you below. In this case, it wasn't a sticker but a card that was printed on very heavy cardstock. I simply added some adhesive to the back of the card at the top side and fed it into my typewriter.
This is the piece stuck to the non-stick Kraft sheet.
Here you can see that I've got it fed into my typewriter and have begun typing. Because a typewriter is accustomed to a pretty thin sheet of typing paper, I must make the adjustment for placing each line manually on every return. It's not a big deal to do, and if you have it right in the middle of a big kraft sheet it is soooo much easier!
Here is the finished typing.
And the layout it was created for. Some more interesting facts about this LO in particular are that it is the product of the Ella Boot Camp Class I took last week. You can still take this class and it will really be worth it, I learned sooo much in Boot Camp and had tons of fun. Very inspiring!
You may also find it interesting to note that I did this layout with only stuff that was out on my desk! My friend Margrethe had recently sent me a little package of goodies all the way from Stavenger, Norway. I decided to see what I could do with some of those products on a single layout.
and some details.
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Happy day blogland friends!