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Homemade gift tags

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Christmas crafts
Add a purse-friendly personal touch to your gift-wrapping this year with these easy homemade gift tags.

Brown paper wrapping can seem a little plain on its own, so we've jazzed it up with some pretty string and easy homemade gift tags!

We've chosen to cut letters for our boxes, but you can create any shape or style of tag you like. You just need a few basic craft supplies that you've probably already got in your cupboards, and these cute Christmas cut-outs will transform the presents under your tree from boring and basic to miniature masterpieces.

They might look sophisticated, but this craft is totally kid-friendly - once the shapes are cut, they can get involved with the sticking, decorating and tying, so don't be afraid to let them get as creative as they like! Their creations will look fab on presents for their classmates or teachers, or perhaps even for mum and dad, if you're lucky enough!

From gifts for colleagues and neighbours to presents for your nearest and dearest, these homemade gift tags are the perfect personal touch on any parcel.

Time to get snipping...

You will need

- Card
- Paper (we used brown card and Victoria Eggs 'Christmas Delights' gift wrap, but you can use any colour or combination you like!)
- String
- Glue
- Scissors
- Hole punch

Step 1

Cut the brown card into the desired shape and size. Try a simple square, or rectangle, or taper towards one end for a handmade luggage tag.

Step 2

Cut out shapes or images from your selected gift wrap or magazines (although not your trusty copy of Essentials, of course...) Stick the shapes on the card.

Step 3

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Punch a hole in the top and thread through the string, and tie into a bow or a simple knot.

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