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DIY Self Laminating Labels

I don’t know about you, but there is always something that I want to make stronger by laminating it. Well, self adhesive lamination sheet are the winner.  I love that you can buy the Self-Adhesive Laminating Sheets and you do not need a machine to seal them.  Laminating paper is really an easy process.  There are so many different types of laminates available; they range in thickness and size.

Below is a step by step to show you just how easy it is to laminate.

The first thing I did was find a laminate that had a high millimeter count so it would be strong enough to withstand the project I was using it for.

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Then, I printed the labels that I needed, cut them out and placed them on the laminate paper.

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Next, I peeled off the backing of a second sheet of laminate.

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I carefully matched the corners of the 1st laminate with the labels on it and laid the 2nd laminate sheet down.

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Once, the laminate sheets are together, run your finger over the laminate sheet to smooth out any air bubble and assure the seal in tight.

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Here you have it.  The labels are laminated.

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Next, I placed the labels in a paper cutter to assure straight lines.

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My labels are ready!

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I will be using these labels for a basket that I will be placing under the benches in the dug out of my daughter’s softball team, so I added black gems to them because we are the Black Diamonds.

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Self-Adhesive Laminating Sheets can help to preserve the paper or just protect it, if it is something you use often.

 

2 Comments on DIY Self Laminating Labels

  1. I had no idea you could laminate without a machine!! Such a cool idea! They look fantastic.

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