Creative Ways To Use Your Plastic Card Printer

22 January 2015
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There are a lot of creative ways you can use a plastic card printer. You may look at your plastic card printer as simply a means to making ID badges for employees or school ID cards. However, there are a lot of ways you can have fun with the printer and make creative items. Learn about a few of the types of creative items you can make in this article:

Stencil cards

If you enjoy drawing or painting, then you'll be interested to know that you can make great stencil cards in your plastic card printer. You will have the stencil printed on the card and use a sharp blade to remove the stencil from the center of the card. The result will be a durable card sized stencil of a design, number or letter that you can use over and over again.

Table number cards

If you are planning a wedding or another large event with assigned seating, you can use the plastic card printer to print out table number cards. The cards will serve the purpose of reserving table seating for the right people and they can be saved for future use or even as memorabilia.

Flash cards

If you have a small child, you can make flash cards with your plastic card printer that will withstand the test of time. The plastic flash cards can survive your little ones rough play, spills and the constant handling they may receive.

Key tags

If you have to keep track of a lot of keys, you can make key tags so you can easily identify and locate the keys you are looking for. You simply use a hole punch to add a hole in the card and put a key ring through the tag and the key associated with it.

Luggage tags

If you're going to be taking a trip in the near future, you'll find that your plastic card printer will easily print out luggage tags you can use to identify all the pieces of your luggage. You can use a hole punch to put a hole in the card and use zip ties to attach each card to each piece of luggage.

When you have a plastic card printer you can make many things besides simply plastic ID Cards. The things you print out of the printer will be stronger than anything you would be able to print from a traditional printer and this makes these printers great for printing items that you want to last.