Thursday, January 29, 2009

Coffee Cup Sleeve Saga Complete

YIPPEE!! I have completed my order (the full story starts here) for 220 coffee cup sleeves. Everything is ready to be shipped and the only reason that they are not being shipped today is because we are in the middle of a blizzard and I am stuck at home! First thing tomorrow the sleeves will be off to their new home.

I have to say that I never realized how long and tedious it was to make the labels. I had to cut each with a cutter and then I punched this cute little maple leaf in the corner as my "made in Canada" symbol on each one (which took a hour alone!!). For the most part the sleeves fit on nicely and those that did not, I secured them to the labels with some hemp (which for some strange reason my cats became fascinated with!!)

Here are some of the final photos:

These are my labels and my tools to get the job done.

All of the sleeves packed up tight. I bundled the sleeves up in groups of 5 (made it easy for me to count and kept it nice and neat).

This is the final product...


Ophelia Miller Boutique said...

See, all of your hard work certainly paid off. they look great.

Erin, maker of chimes said...

The added touch of the labels and maple leaf (VERY clever, by the way) make them look so professional. Way to go!

Morgen said...

Congratulations for sticking with it and doing such a great job of it. I bet you learned a lot in the process.

Allison, InseineCreations said...

Very cool! Everything looks so great. Thanks for sharing your experience & here's to many more orders like this! :)

mandinka said...

Way to go!
Loved reading about your progress.
Wholesale orders are tough!

Summer said...

What an accomplishment! Great work! I love the maple leaf too!

ecogeneration said...

Sorry. I typed too fast and didn't see the typo.

Just wanted to say "Great Job!" Hope you get many orders like that!

Thanks for sharing your story.