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gift tags ::part 1::

I thought I'd give a try at making some homemade gift tags. I figured if I wanted to prepare for upcoming birthdays and Christmas, I better start now. They're easy to make and fun to personalize and are perfect for any gift:


Here is what you'll need to make your own:

card stock or scrap cardboard
letter stencil
hole punch
paper cutter or scissors
rubber stamps (optional)

[1] trace template onto card stock and cut out tag.
Punch a hold for the twine to be attached to later on.

[2] using your letter stencil, draw a word or phrase onto your little gift tag.
Decorate your own way and add a piece of twine.
You're done!

This is simple project to help you personalize any gift - plus, it's practically free if you have all of this stuff on hand from other projects.

Here are some close ups of the tags I made:

Check back soon for gift tags [part 2]!


  1. These are so cute! So much better that purchased gift tags.

    I would love it if you would share this at my new Smart Solutions linky party. You can link up here:

    Have a great day!

    1. Thanks for the invite and the sweet comment! I linked up :) I'll keep an eye out for future link parties.

  2. Love this! Thanks for sharing! We would love to have you link up some of your projects over at our party!

    1. Thanks for the invite. Linking up now... :)

  3. These are fabulous... so much better than store bought cards. Thanks for linking up @Threading My Way.

  4. Hi Shannon, I've featured these gift tags and your linen gift tags today...


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