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DIY: Christmas Gift Tags

Posted by Liv Heeney Oxfam Fashion blogger

19th Dec 2013

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If like me you like buying lots of little presents for people instead of one big one, you will probably find that whilst wrapping your Christmas presents you are constantly running out of gift tags.  I will show you my cost free answer to this 'too many presents not enough tags' dilemma.

You will need:

  • Old Christmas cards
  • 'crazy' or 'silly' scissors
  • A hole puncher
  • Ribbon or string


Step by Step


Step One

Choose an old Christmas card which compliments your wrapping paper. Make sure the motif on the card isn't too big, huge tags on smaller presents are never a good thing.

Step Two

Tear your chosen Christmas card down the middle, so you are left with just the front of the Christmas card.

Step Three

Using silly scissors cut around the motif on the card, making sure you make it big enough for you to write a message on the back of it. You may wonder why I am using silly scissors? Firstly, with silly scissors you can need to worry about cutting in a straight line and secondly I think it makes your tags look at bit more professional.

Step Four

Using one side of the hole puncher, punch a hole in the top corner of your tag, to put your string or ribbon.

The wrapping paper I used in this picture is from Oxfam and costs £2.99


Enjoy wrapping and tagging your gifts!


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Blog post written by Liv Heeney

Oxfam Fashion blogger

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