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Old 04-24-2014, 07:35 PM   #1 
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Betta Name Tags!

The other day I decided to create some name tag/decorations to put on my fish tanks. Each name tag has the fish (or snail, or frogs, etc.) name, a small picture resembling the fish, and some extra illustration that exemplifies a certain quality of that betta or a picture that has something to do with their name!

I then visited my parent's house and used my dad's laminator to make these name tags 100% water proof so they wouldn't get ruined during water changes and such. I think they are a cute way to decorate the outside of a tank and also might be a nice way to memorialize a betta who has passed.

I just wanted to share some pictures of me creating these name tags and then the final products. I put a lot of detail into these so they do take a little amount of time, but they're fun to make!

If anyone was interested in these name tags I would love to maybe take some commissions and I could mail you your own personalized name tags for your fish and other aquatic pets. I would probably charge $2-3 to offset the cost of the laminating plastic and depending on how large and how detailed you would want your name tag to be. I could also add color, although I prefer drawing in black ink usually. I just used a bit of scotch tape to attach these to the side of the tank.

If anyone is interested let me know and I can do a quick rough sketch for you in pencil and send a picture. If you like the sketch I will go ahead and make you a name tag! Just make sure to give me some information like what size you want your name tag to be, your betta's name, your betta's personality/quirks, any specific images or symbols you want added to the name tag, the style of calligraphy you want used, whether you want color or not, etc. :D

I will soon be making a few more of these for my other bettas Jack and Pepper as well as my ADF once she finally gets a name. I might also make some to put on my snake and lizard tanks in the future!
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Old 04-25-2014, 12:35 PM   #2 
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They are cool looking
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Old 04-25-2014, 01:24 PM   #3 
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Those are adorable! If I had names for my fish yet, I'd totally get one :)
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Old 04-25-2014, 05:16 PM   #4 
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Thanks so much guys! :)
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Old 05-01-2014, 04:56 PM   #5 
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YinYang's tank and name tag are so beautiful! Not to mention the fish himself, but, well, you already know what I think of him :P

I like the name Sake for a fish, too.
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Old 05-05-2014, 02:11 AM   #6 
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These are fantastic!
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Old 05-18-2014, 07:30 PM   #7 
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Amazing. If I had a fish I would get one.
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