Lapel Pins: 10 Do's and Dont's

10 Tips About Lapel Pins

Whether one’s making a lapel pin or using it, 10-recommendations highlight what to do and not do with lapel pins.

Lapel Pins Fail!
Lapel Pins Fail!

1.Measure Twice...

As a consumer, be sure to always double check the specs of your lapel pin to prevent any confusion and order delays. When ordering a lapel pin, consider the credo of most lapel pins wholesalers live by: “Measure twice and cut once.

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2. Where to Show them off!

Luggage (brief cases, back packs) is another good place to affix a lapel pin.

If you have a great pin collection, why not show them off in your backpack. It not only shows your personality, but also your achievements.

3. Be Careful with the pins!

Never poke the pin part of the lapel pin to bare skin.

If you have sensitive fingers,try to get pins with magnetic backs.

The prickly sensation is unpleasant to most people.

4. Really, Show Them Off!

Always fasten lapel pins to clothing so that it is visible for other people to see.

Whether the lapel pin recognizes one’s leadership, promotes a cause or serves as a fundraiser, lapel pins are designed for sheer exposure and awareness.

5. If you are creating your own...

Maintain lapel pin production quality by giving letters ample space. In other words, don’t try to cram too many words into a lapel pin, one-centimeter in diameter. With so many letters crammed into a small space, the message is lost, compromising the quality of the final product. See the example below as an example

Although the words describe the employees’ attributes, a lapel pin can only accommodate so many words. Instead the lapel pin message should read.

6. To Pin or Not To Pin

Never leave a bunch of unfastened lapel pins in a co-worker’s chair, unless one is promoting a cause for a sore attitude.

7. Keep Out of Reach of Children

Since, many lapel pins are the types of objects that toddlers love to place in their mouth, triggering a potential swallowing fatality, keep lapel pins out of reach of children.

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