How to Paint a Polka-Dot Patterned Luggage Tag
Doing a little traveling? Keep track of your bags easily by painting a custom polka-dot design on your luggage tags.
By: Chelsea Costa
- blank luggage tags
- craft paint
- hole punch
- washi tape
Make a Stencil With Tape
Punch holes in washi tape to create a mask for the polka dots. Stick to the back of the luggage tag and smooth them down to ensure that no paint seeps through.
Paint Polka Dots
Paint each of the polka dots (images 1 and 2), and remove the tape before the paint dries to ensure clean borders.
Add Color Block Pattern
Set the tags aside for a few minutes while the polka dots dry. When you can touch them without any paint coming off on your fingers, tape a diagonal line across the top of the luggage tag (image 1). Paint a block of color above the tape (image 2), and remove the tape before the paint dries (image 3).
Add Your Info
Allow all paint to dry thoroughly, and insert your information in the other side of the luggage tag. Clip the tag to your luggage.
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