When I was a child, my mother would make special Christmas present name tags for me and my sisters. Using Christmas cards, we had received she would cut them out and decorate them using yarn, ribbon, lace, etc. Using a big needle, she would sew around the edges of each one, put a string on it and they were done!
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I like making my own gift tags because it gives me more room to write what I really want to say on the tag. Those little sticky ones you buy barely have room for the name!
An ornament personalized with a paint pen makes a great add-on gift when used instead of a gift tag.
Here's a tip to help your littlest ones on Christmas morning (and to confound your present peekers and up-and-coming handwriting analysts!):
Have your kids help partake in Christmas wrapping! They could design cute little gift tags or make as a flat homemade card. This is a cheetah my daughter designed.
Wooden beads strung together with a handmade gift tag below and a pretty ribbon on the top do double duty as a gift tag and ornament. Instructions and a supplies list follow.
Making your own holiday gift tags is fun and an excellent way to recycle greeting cards, magazines and catalogs, and even paint swatches, to name a few options. This page contains crafts and tips for creating recycled holiday gift tags.
Adding photos to your holiday gifts and gift tags makes it very easy, even for young children, to help distribute the gifts under the tree or at a family party.
This page contains adult coloring Christmas gift tags. Adult coloring is currently a popular pastime. Of course anyone can work on these intricately drawn tags.
This is a page about making a button and bow gift tag. Using homemade gift tags is like giving a second little gift.
Making your own gift tags is a great way to personalize your Christmas gifts. This is a page about reindeer and snowman gift tags.