I always save the previous year's Christmas cards we receive, look over them again when I get all of our Christmas decorations out, and then recycle them. I saw an idea in Martha Stewart Living recently and decided to recycle those old cards in a new way…DIY Gift Tags! So many cards come with a printed back side, perfect for saving and using for future paper projects!
I ended up using plain white gift tags I already had on hand, some baker's twine I picked up at the Dollar Spot, and a some gold scrapbook paper on a few. Everything else is from last year's Christmas cards, including the words!
These are so simple to make. Just start cutting and get creative with colors, patterns, and words. I adhered everything with regular school glue.
I made 12 of these in about 20 minutes. Why not give a gift with a homemade gift tag?! So much cuter than those cheesy Santa stickers!
Don't forget to hold onto all your cards this year, so you can do this next year! This will definitely be something I do every year from now on!
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