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Dec022009

Free Printable: Gift Tags by Kristina


Hello lovelies!  It's day two of our 18 Days Series and I'm super excited to introduce Kristina as today's special contributor.  Kristina is so talented and I just love these tags that she's created for us to bits.  I printed mine onto premium watercolor paper and they really look incredible.  I know you'll love them too, so read on for the free download and simple instructions.

Hi, I’m Kristina Walton with Studio 67. I just love Creature Comforts and am plain smitten over the idea of 18 days worth of fab freebies and tuts for this holiday season.

Today I’m going to share with you how to make a seriously simple gift tag I designed for your holiday packages, because sticker tags are just so 2008. This DiY may require you to purchase a few new supplies, but believe me, once you’ve got them, you will never put them down.

Supplies before you begin:

1.  
Print the PDF named "Lights Tag_Front", then flip paper over to print on the other side with the PDF labeled "Lights Tag_Back". Be sure to print at 100 percent. Each side is 8.5×11.

2.  You might notice the edges of the label aren’t perfect. No bother! Each label is designed with a .25 bleed all around, meaning the circles are 2.75 inches all around, to give you a little wiggle room when cutting them out with your paper punch. I prefer to use the Clever Lever Extra Giga Craft Punch in 2.5 inches. Turn your punch over on the back to center labels, and press the paper in the punch until you have the desired amount for all of your fabulous presents.

3.  Take your hand-held punch, like McGill’s 2” Inch Reach Punchline in 1/8″ Round, and create a hole for your ribbon at the top of the label.

4.  Loop the ribbon through the hole you just created, going face forward. PS: I bought my ribbon at Michael's for 50 cents, and use about 8 inches of ribbon per tag.

5.  Wrap your present, then sit back and enjoy all your tag goodness.

Thank you so much Kristina!  I can't wait to top my gifts with these beauties!  If you'd like to see more of Kristina you can find her on her:  PORTFOLIO  |  BLOG

Reader Comments (27)

Oh! I love these :) Fabulous colors! The back of the tags are wonderful too! Thank you for sharing :)

December 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterRikkianne

Thanks! This is helping me get ready for the holiday season (it just seems to be approaching too quickly this year). I love the colors... nice to change it up a bit :)

December 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterLisa - Handmade Evolution

:O Paper puncher? What an excellent tool! These are so super cute! I am definitely wanting to try this :)

December 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterHeidi

These are too cute! I love tags like this w/ a bit of vintage flair, and I'm actually going to retranslate this idea as little tags for party favors! Thanks for sharing Kristina.

December 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterCamille @ STYLE NOTES

I LOVE the colors too! So cheerful!

December 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterBrandi

Oh, these are SO adorable! How perfect! I guess I have found my gift tags for this year! :)
Thank you ladies!
xo
Melis

December 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMelissa de la Fuente

Can't wait to use these (might tweak the colors a bit, my wrapping paper this year is bright pink and green!)

These are too adorable! love the rudolph gift tag. Thank you!

December 2, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterRachel

love these- thanks ez!

December 3, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterbonnie

Thanks again for including my gift tags Ez! It's been so much fun to see everyone's comments. :) I can't wait to see the rest of the projects for the 18 Days Series!

Kristina

These are wonderful. thanks for sharing!

December 4, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterIn Honor Of Design

Maybe I am doing something wrong, but I can't get these to match up.....I love them and I really want it to work! It seems like the back should be flipped around or something?

December 13, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterHollie

Love these. Thanks!!

December 14, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterDelia

so cute! but yes, i don't think match up to print front and back because the top is always offset to the left. all good, cute enough to punch out twice and glue together

December 22, 2009 | Unregistered Commentersharon

I love them. Thanks for sharing. As soon as I can I'll mention them on my blog. Happy holidays!

December 28, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMad About Pink

Cute tags! Thanks for sharing.

January 2, 2010 | Unregistered Commentergeek+nerd

Thank you!! I love these tags!!

November 14, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSilvia

Please help i can't get these to line up.

November 29, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJill

Hi Jill. I'm sorry to hear that you are having trouble with this file lining up. Since it is not my design I'm not sure what to recommend specifically other than to suggest that you are printing without margins. My also printer automatically constrains the image size to fit the page so I always have to uncheck that box or it shrinks things down. I hope one of these things will be the solution you need. xo Ez

November 29, 2010 | Registered CommenterEz

I added this project to our site and linked to you. We are looking for more Christmas Crafts as well, so if you have any similar projects please feel free to let me know. Thanks!

Kirsten
Editor, www.allfreechristmascrafts.com

December 6, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKirsten

For Jill:

Sorry that you are having problems with the gift tags. I am on a Mac, so whenever I print, I have the option to 'Fit to Print' on my page settings, which I uncheck to create my own settings. Since everyone's system is different, some printers include a default border, while others are able to bleed of the page. Make sure you have checked all of your printer settings, that it's at 100%, centered, etc.

If anyone is still having trouble, feel free to email me at studio67designs@gmail.com

Best,
Kristina // Studio 67

December 6, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKristina Walton

Thank you so much Kristina! xo Ez

December 7, 2010 | Registered CommenterEz

Thank you so much! :D

September 26, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAi

Hi! These are adorable but for some reason I'm unable to actually download these tags. Could you email them to me for printing?? Many thanks and Happy Holidays!

December 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMichele

Thank you <3
Happy Holidays!

December 14, 2011 | Unregistered Commenternard

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