Today’s blog post is short and sweet with an ode to the vintage label maker!
Did you ever have the opportunity to get lost in the process of using up all of the tape roll ? And make labels for everything! I recall using a Label Maker Gun that would produce embossed plastic labels.
My current DYMO label maker is a far cry from what I used as a kid – and I think the old one was more fun! At Dymo they show a huge selection of products for labeling needs with these categories: Mailing & Shipping, Files & Binders, Specialty, Assets & Barcoding, Facilities & MRO, Wires & Cables, Networking Components and Home Organization. (On Twitter @. The latest model I have looks like this one: Dymo LetraTag Plus LT-100H Personal Label Maker.
Attribution: Image on left – by Junkyardsparkle (Own work) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons. File:Dymo embossing Label-it label maker circa 1967.jpg
Attribution: Image on right – “Label Letters by Tim Holtz Idea-ology”, 900 Tiny Stickers, Black/White, TH93072 on Amazon.com.
Just remember at one time the label maker shown from circa 1967 was considered current technology and now are fondly recalled as ‘vintage’. How will our current tools be viewed in years to come? Wishing us continued fun and joy as we use the tools along our ‘creative journey’!