Have you ever wondered if you could do something fun with your pouch laminator as opposed to just cranking out professional work? If you have, there’s good news because you can definitely do some fun projects with your laminator. Here are a few ideas to get you started:
Foil fusing.Foil fusing can be fun to do and it will add a bit of elegance to any document. This is a great project to do with letterhead, greeting cards, and marketing materials. Foil is available in a number of different colors so you can definitely find some that is perfect for whatever you’re working with. The thing to keep in mind about foil fusing is that you need a machine that can reach a very high temperature, such as a device that can accommodate 10 mil laminating pouches. If your machine can’t get hot enough, your attempt at foil fusing probably won’t be successful.
Mouse pads. Making mouse pads is easy to do, especially if you have the right supplies such as a GBC HeatSeal mouse pad kit. These kits have everything you need to successfully make your own mouse pads and they’re easy to use. You can make mouse pads for a number of purposes such as gift-giving and promotional purposes. If you want, you could even make one for your desk at work. Having a mouse pad that has a picture of your cat, kid, or favorite vacation spot on it will make any workday a bit brighter.
Educational aids. If you have kids, you can make a number of educational aids with your laminator. For example, you can make reusable worksheets or a deck of flash cards. These tools will definitely help your kids learn. You can also laminate their artwork, school assignments, and class pictures so you can cherish those mementos for years to come.
Bookmarks. Do you like to read? If so, it can be fun to make your own bookmarks with your laminator. You can get really creative doing this because your bookmarks can feature your favorite photographs, art prints, and so on. You could even make bookmarks to give away as gifts. After the item has been laminated, punch a hole in it and thread a ribbon or tassel through the hole. Your bookmark will look great and it will be a perfect gift.
These are just a few of the fun projects you can do with your pouch laminator. If you brainstorm, you’re sure to come up with other fun things you can do. Good luck and happy laminating!