Easy Drink Tags

I have high hopes of hosting a party this summer. It probably won’t happen, but my hope is there none the less.

But, even if I don’t get around to hosting the party this summer, the good news is, I’ll be ready for whenever I do….

I’m a planner like that!

These drink tags will come in pretty handy… and they’ll look great.

And nobody will ever know how easy they were… except you!

Easy Drink Tags by The Wood Grain Cottage

And you totally keep my secrets, so I’m safe!

First, I bought a $3.00 pack of 3 inch round wood disks from the craft store.

step 1 | The Wood Grain Cottage

Then, I stacked them up & clamped them to the table and drilled a hole near the top…

step 2 | The Wood Grain Cottage

step 3 | The Wood Grain Cottage

step 4 | The Wood Grain Cottage

I loved the natural look of the wood, so I went straight to my silhouette and cut some of my favorite drinks on black vinyl: water, sweet, unsweet, lemonade, limeade.

(Sweet & Unsweet Tea… you knew that.)

Once the words were cut out, I just transferred them over to the wood and pressed them down firmly.

Next, I sprayed them with a few coats of clear poly and tied on a lengthy piece of jute rope.

I can’t wait to use them!

Easy Drink Tags by The Wood Grain Cottage

But seriously, are they not one of the cutest things you’ve ever seen?

Easy Drink Tags by The Wood Grain Cottage

I couldn’t wait to see what they would look like with my glass pitcher… They don’t disappoint!

Easy Drink Tags by The Wood Grain Cottage

My, oh, my!

Easy Drink Tags by The Wood Grain Cottage

And they were so. easy.!

Easy Drink Tags by The Wood Grain Cottage

Easy Drink Tags by The Wood Grain Cottage

And even if you don’t have a silhouette machine, you could easily paint the words on like I did here. No worries!

Now, if only I’d throw that summer party! Maybe you should just head on over… I’ve got the drinks covered!

Shayna | The Wood Grain Cottage

P.S… Tomorrow is $30 Thursday!!

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Lovely comments so far...

  1. Nicole Davis says:

    They’re so dang cute! I’ve always wanted to have tags, like such on hand, but could never find the right thing. Question though, what exactly is a silhouette machine and where can you find one? Is it a cricut? The Cricuts are really cool, but very expensive once you buy all the different cartridges that go along with it? Does anyone have any other ideas for getting the same affect and same projects I’m looking for w/out the price tag?

    • THANK YOU so much, Nicole! I’m happy to have them in my entertaining stash!
      A silhouette is a lot like a circuit. They are a bit pricey… but I’m finding that I use it all the time. If you didn’t want to buy one, you could either paint the words on, or buy scrapbooking stickers to make your own words! Nobody would ever know. :)
      Hope that helps!
      -Shayna

  2. These ARE totally cute! Like how you made it easy stacking them to drill.

    • THANK YOU so much! I couldn’t be happier with how they turned out! Stacking them to drill was one of my smarter moments! ;)
      -Shayna

  3. :-) these are very pretty Shayna :-) you are so ready for that party with these, they would be perfect and they look as if you would’ve bought them ;-) love them :-)

  4. I’m all about words in my house, so these babies would fit right in! Love ‘em girl…super sweet!!!
    Blessings,
    M

  5. DiannaD says:

    So so cute!! What font did you use?

  6. How adorable, I love this idea!!!! Would be so fun for a party or picnic! Thanks for sharing! So cute!

  7. Too, too cute! Probably gonna have to copy this idea. :)
    And I saw someone else already asked my question… font! I’ll be getting that one!!

    • THANK YOU so much, Jeannine! They’re so easy and cute, I hope you do make some for yourself!
      Blackjack is a great font, you’ll enjoy it! :)
      -Shayna

  8. Those are just so darling! Love it … and I think they would look absolutely amazing wrapped around a mason jar!!!

    :) Linda

    • THANK YOU so much, Linda! I think they would look absolutely amazing wrapped around a mason jar too! :)
      -Shayna

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