Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login
Share your craft ideas for a share of the ad revenue. Click on Write For Us.

Greeting Card Gift Tags

by Bryony Harrison (follow)
I'm a freelance writer & poet; if you would like to read my poetry, please check out my book, 'Poems on the Page' from tinyurl.com/pgyyx76
Easy (867)      5 to 10s (607)      Over 10s (380)      Recycled (196)      Christmas (149)      Birthday (21)      Quick (20)      Cards (7)      Gift Tags (2)     
Why bother spending money on gift tags when you can make your own? It is something that the kids can have fun with too and is a great way to recycle any greeting cards you may have received. You can make tags for all occasions, be it birthdays or Christmas, or just because.

Time: Depends on how many you make; they take about a couple of minutes each.
Age: Any Age
Level: Easy

Materials
Used greeting cards
Ribbon
Hole puncher
Scissors

Method



birthday card
These cards are good choices.


Choose which cards will make the best tags. When deciding, you should consider:



birthday card
The picture on this card is too small.


1. Size: Big enough to write a message on the back, but not too big for the present you're attaching it to.



birthday cards
There are no pictures to cut into shapes.


2. Shape: Symmetry is always more attractive; try pictures that can be cut round to make circles, squares, triangles, etc.



birthday card
These cards are damaged an unsuitable.


3. Condition: What is the condition of the card? Flimsy quality won't be much use and if there is text or images on the back, then it will prevent you from writing a message.



Cut the cards to the size and shape you want using a pair of scissors.



hole puncher


Use a hole puncher to create a small hole in the corner of each tag (you could also use a sharp pencil to pierce through the card).



greeting tags


Using pieces of spare ribbon tie a loop through the hole.
Write a message on the back of the tag, saying who it is to, and wish them a happy whatever.
Attach the tag to the present.

Categories
#Cards
#Gift Tags
#Recycled
#Quick
#Easy
#Birthday
#Christmas
#Over 10s
#5 to 10s
I like this Article - 8
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by Bryony Harrison
If your kids have lots of dolls like Barbie, then no doubt they also have a ton of clothing accessor...
9 likes
While I was at Harvest Festival the other week, I saw a woman making hedgehogs with children
7 likes
Putting up the tree has always been my favourite part of Christmas, especially as a child
9 likes
This simple, but fun looking little character is very quick and easy to make
10 likes
If you are looking to make some quick and easy decorations, this woolly ring can make a festive ...
8 likes
One of the most enjoyable aspects about holidays is putting up seasonal decorations
11 likes
view all articles by Bryony Harrison
Articles by Bryony Harrison on Other Hubs
3 likes
My Google Plus Profile
ID: 2942
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
Inspirational quotes on a watercolour background seem to be everywhere right now
8 likes
Using store-bought cardboard shapes, or ones you have made yourself, kids of all ages can have f...
3 likes
Make this cute little fish with your little ones using items that can be found in most homes
3 likes
Make your own badges using some papers, mountain tape and, last but not least, some creativity
7 likes
This is an awesome craft for every princesses who love the Beauty and the Beast
1 like
These easy brownies are transformed for Easter with a little icing and mini eggs to create chocolate...
1 like
An easy brownie recipe to make with the kids
1 like
A great Easter themed craft that could be used to collect mini chocolate eggs or be given as a gift...
6 likes
Making popcorn from scratch is really easy, much cheaper than buying from the shops and with this re...
6 likes
A really easy painting project that little kids will love and great for Easter
6 likes
Categories
Under 5s (585)
Any Age (402)
Over 10s (380)
Baby (12)
Links (1)
Easy (867)
Medium (240)
Hard (37)
 
Copyright 2012,2013,2014,2015,2016 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version