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How to make mixed media christmas gift tags

Make Mixed Media Christmas Gift Tags

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Gather your supplies.  I was inspired to make these when I found the wooden tags at a big box store.  I knew I wanted to take a mixed media approach.

Gather your supplies. I was inspired to make these when I found the wooden tags at a big box store. I knew I wanted to take a mixed media approach.

Trim some cut aparts from the Graphic 45 paper for embellishing. Cut a template for the tag.  I made mine slightly smaller as I wanted to preserve the dotted detail on the tag's edge.

Trim some cut aparts from the Graphic 45 paper for embellishing. Cut a template for the tag. I made mine slightly smaller as I wanted to preserve the dotted detail on the tag's edge.

Add an eyelet to each tag.  I used a variety of colors.  These happen to be vintage ones from a garage sale.

Add an eyelet to each tag. I used a variety of colors. These happen to be vintage ones from a garage sale.

Add ribbon and start to audition charm arrangements.  Adhere with glue of choice, I tried out Zip Dry and things went well.

Add ribbon and start to audition charm arrangements. Adhere with glue of choice, I tried out Zip Dry and things went well.

This step really pulls things together.  Ink up the edges of the tag.  This is my go to color for sure.

This step really pulls things together. Ink up the edges of the tag. This is my go to color for sure.

Here I added another layer of media and got some stickels glitter glue in the mix.

Here I added another layer of media and got some stickels glitter glue in the mix.

Use your tags to give each of your gifts a lovely personal touch. The backs of each of these are still natural wood, providing the perfect place to add a "to" and "from." Cheers!

  • 'Twas the night before Christmas, Graphic 45
  • Wooden Tags
  • Distress Ink, Vintage Photo
  • Stickels Glitter Glue
  • Christmas Charms
  • Ribbon and Tinsel
  • Eyelets
  • 'Twas the night Before Christmas Stickers
  • Xyron Creative Station or alternate adhesive
  • Zip Dry Glue