Homemade Gift Tags
Homemade Gift Tags

 

I have TWO FUN tags that will make your gifts extra special.

First up, an easy, quick and charming gift tag for anyone on your gift giving list.  Thank you Dorthy for this inexpensive, but very festive idea!


Santa Belt Tag

Supplies:

1 – 3” x3” white sparkly cardstock

1 – 2 ½” x 2 ½” red cardstock (green if you want elf tags)

3 ½” of 3/8” black grosgrain ribbon

8” – string or ribbon

1 – aluminum can pull tab

Scissors

Paper glue

Ruler

Mini hole punch

Wire cutters  

Directions:

Step #1   Cut out all pieces. Pull the tab off an aluminum can. Cut off the ring that held it to the can or bend it back on itself. Be careful not to cut yourself as the edge will be sharp. Thread grosgrain ribbon through pull tab centering it.Homemade Gift Tags 1Step #2   Glue to the center of red cardstock horizontally. Tuck ends under and glue down on back of red cardstock.Homemade Gift Tags 2Step #3   Glue onto sparkly white cardstock centering it all around. Punch hole in top corner then thread string through and tie in a knot. Tada!Homemade Gift Tags 3

 

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Dorthy has this other very creative idea.   This clever tag is quick, inexpensive and can easily be made to match your wrapping paper.Homemade Gift Tags 4

Present Tag

 Supplies:

1 – 3” x 3” cardstock (if you are using a dark color, you will want to glue a piece of white paper on the back to write on).

Sequins or contrasting paper and regular hole punch to make polka dots

12” – 3/8” ribbon to match polka dots

8” – string or ribbon

Scissors

Paper glue

Mini hole punch  

White glue (I like Allene’s original tacky glue)  Home Made Tags 6


Directions:

Step #1   Cut out cardstock piece

Step #2   Glue sequins or hole punched circles on to cardstock. Home Made Tags 7Step #3  Cut off any dots that hang over the edges.

Step #4  Cut 3” of ribbon and glue down the center vertically.Home Made Tags 8Step #5 –  Using remaining ribbon tie a bow and glue to the top of the tag.Home Made Tags 9Step #6  Punch a hole in the top corner then thread string or ribbon through and tie in a knot.Home Made Tags 10Tada!

TIP:   You can make tags to match the Christmas cards or you can glue wrapping paper on your 3 x 3 cardstock so your tags and paper will match! Go wild and Use your imagination!

Recognize a blessing and be a blessing today.