New Hang Tags
Earlier in the spring, Dutch Label Shop contacted me about trying their products, which include woven labels, woven care tags, size tags, and hang tags. Typically, label manufacturers work with large companies and therefore require large minimum orders. However, a small business doesn’t need nor has room to store excess supplies.
If you are not familiar, hang tags are thin pieces of cardboard that are attached to a product and identify the company that made it. Even micro-businesses, like my own, need hang tags — especially when doing craft fairs, where merchandise should be priced. In addition to including price, hang tags can include more information, such as slogans.
The slogan for FeltHappiness is ‘wearable art for the practical & fantastical.’ Yes, fantastical is not a real word.
Hang Tag Comparison
Below is a photograph which compares my old and new tags. The old ones are mini business cards from MOO. They are cute and small. Perhaps too small. Not seeing the small tags, craft fair visitors sometimes ask, “Where are the prices?” Then, when they spot the cards, the font size is really, really small and folks who are trying on hats, shouldn’t need their reading glasses.
Plus, with my old MOO cards, I needed to punch the holes and then thread the ribbon. All very fiddly work when I need to be doing other things – like getting ready for fairs. I like that the Dutch Label Shop tags come with a white or black cord if desired.
Additionally, the mini MOO cards are hard to read because I made them do ‘double-duty’ as care tags. There is hardly any room to write the price. For the new hang tags, I will switch to using a more professional looking sticker.
Also, can you see that I now have a logo? It was fun to design; it’s a bit ‘hatty’ with the ‘F’ acting as a feather. Not sure why I hadn’t seen the design possibility of that before.
In conclusion, I am delighted with my new Dutch Label Shop hang tags. They look polished, professional, and will be easier for customers to spot. So glad to ‘up’ my branding to a higher level.