from week ending 1/3/99
Design and Instructions by Diana Trupiano
This is the time of year to check smoke alarm batteries, fire extinguishers, etc. So why not make your pet safe too? These tage are so easy and quick, you can make them in minutes!
Aleene's Shrink-it™ plastic in opaque
Fine point permanent marker
Sand Paper (fine grit)
1/8" hole punch
Jump rings (found in the jewelry aisle)
Aleene's Baking Board (optional)
Sand Shrink-it in both direstions.
Lay over pattern and trace outline.
Cut out piece.
With colored pencils, decorate as desired.
With permanent marker, add name and address information.
Hole punch at designated locations.
Sprinkle baby powder on baking noards or cookie sheet.
Lay cut out on powder.
Bake at 265º until completely flat. Be patient! it can take a few minutes. Cool completely before handling.
Wipe off excess powder.
Attach to pet's collar with jump rings.
Use only block letters and numbers.
Use only permanent markers for lettering.
Be certain to round all corners. Once shrunk, corners can be very sharp!
How many shapes can YOU think of? How about a fire hydrant for your dog, or a fish for your cat? The possibilities are endless!
As always, to print these patterns in correct size, you must have your display set to the Windows95 default setting of 96 ppi (pixels per inch).
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