8 Handmade Gift Tag Ideas

Make your wrapped Christmas gifts more special with handmade gift tags.

Excerpted from A Greener Christmas
Cute as a Button DK - A Greener Christmas © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Fabric Star Gift Tag

Glue cheery, gingham fabric onto card stock, cut a star shape, and top it with a dried bay leaf and an old button.

Tag the Halls DK - A Greener Christmas © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Paper Holly Leaf Gift Tag

Cut a holly leaf shape out of recycled paper, glue it onto recycled cardboard and add a button.

Holiday Leaf Star Gift Tags DK - A Greener Christmas © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Dried Leaf Star Gift Tag

Glue a dried, flattened leaf onto recycled cardboard, cut a star shape and glue a nut in the center.

Gift Tags DK - A Greener Christmas © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Paper Dove Gift Tag

Cut a dove shape from cardboard or card stock, glue it onto colorful recycled paper and cut it out.

Fabric Gift Tag DK - A Greener Christmas © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Mini Star Gift Tag

Cut out a fabric star, glue it onto folded cardboard, and decorate it with a button and a little raffia loop.

Bead Merry DK - A Greener Christmas © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Wooden Bead Gift Tag

Push both ends of a length of garden string through a hole in the top of a tag, thread beads onto each end and tie a knot.

Holly Days DK - A Greener Christmas © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Fresh Holly Leaf Gift Tag

Sew a holly leaf onto a paper luggage tag with red embroidery thread using a simple running stitch.

Holiday Leaf Gift Tags DK - A Greener Christmas © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Skeleton Leaf Gift Tag

Thread a piece of string through the hole of a label and glue a couple of dried, flattened leaves over the hole.

Excerpted from A Greener Christmas

© Dorling Kindersley Limited 2008

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