How To Use Your Lanyard Creatively

Lanyards are nifty little accessories that can be used for a very wide array of different everyday things. Whether you need a way to keep an important object handy, or if you're just looking for a way to keep your wallet safe, a lanyard can accomplish both of those and more. What's fantastic about using a lanyard in the modern day is that it is extremely customisable to suit your intended use.

There are multiple different ways a design, logo, or brand can be applied to a lanyard for a unique design, such as screen printing, heat-transfer, dye sublimation, and jacquard weaving. There's also variation in the type of attachments you can have on you lanyard, including; bulldog clips, mobile phone socks, g-clips and many more.

Below we're going to take a look at some of the most creative ways you can use a high quality lanyard in your day-to-day life.

Attach Your Keys

Losing your keys can be a disaster and unfortunately it happens all too often to the average person, however lanyards can prevent annoyances like this from happening to you.

By attaching your keys to a quality lanyard, you can not only prevent the loss of your keys but also make them easier to find again after you set them down. Objects as small as keys can get misplaced in your home or workplace pretty easily, but having a colourful lanyard attached will make sure they are easy to spot.

Try attaching your keys to your lanyard, then either attaching the lanyard to a loop on your jeans, or wear the lanyard around your neck so you always have them handy.

Keep Your Wallet Safe

Another popular use for your lanyard is to attach it your wallet and then attach the lanyard to your trousers. This can be a great form of security if you're worried about dropping your wallet or having it stolen.

Once again this gives you a similar advantage to attaching your keys to a lanyard as you'll be less likely to misplace your wallet when you set it down somewhere. A lovely colourful design on your lanyard will make sure it's easy to find, you can even have details put onto the design as to who you are and what someone should do if they find your wallet somewhere.

Keep Outdoor Gadgets Handy

If you're out hiking, hillwalking, or mountain-climbing, you may to keep something important handy at all times, like a bottle of water or a map of the area. A lanyard is a creative way to keep whatever you need right in front of you for when you need it most, this can be especially great if you happen to be in position where looking through a backpack would be inconvenient.

Another common item to have on a lanyard for outdoor activities is sunglasses. All too often we can be afraid they may fall off when we're doing something physical, however a lanyard will be able to prevent anything falling off of you.

When considering all the different ways a lanyard can help when you're doing outdoor activities, it almost seems like a must-have for anyone!

Lanyards Can Be Used in Hundreds of Ways

Above are just some of the ways in which plain, custom or printed lanyards can assist you in your every day life. There is really no limit as to what you can do with a lanyard with some ingenuity, which makes them especially convenient as they are cost-effective and quality-made when bought from Ribbon Works.

Get in touch with Ribbon Works today to find out how we can design and create and perfect lanyard to suit your individuals needs, we always look forward to hearing from you.