Thursday, December 4, 2008

Fabulous Frugal Gift Tags

Emily and I spent some time this afternoon making these great gift tags from last year's greeting cards.  To make the gift tags, you will need:
  1. Some old greeting cards -- Many of the ones we received last year had no writing on the inside left, so we used those.
  2. Hole Punch
  3. Ribbon - I found the 1/8" wide or 1/4" wide work best.
  4. Clear Contact Paper - Optional.
Have your child cut out the shapes from the greeting cards.  You can laminate these with clear contact paper, and use wipe-off marker to have re-useable gift tags!  Punch a hole in the top of the card, and thread some ribbon through.  


Anonymous said...

good idea!

mom_of2boys said...

Great idea! I'm glad to see someone else recycles old cards. My frugal Friday post included doing the same thing.

Katy said...

I love doing this. I do the same thing with birthday cards--they make really cute gift tags for birthday presents! :)

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