Parenting Christmas Tips & Tricks No. #3 Hand Made Gift Tags

I have committed to posting a Parenting Tips and Tricks to my lovely readers every day up till Christmas.  If you want to know how and why this idea started  you can track back   to Tips and Tricks No #1

Today’s Parenting Tips and Tricks is a great way to recycle those old Christmas cards and to involve the kids in the Christmas preparations in making gift tags for Christmas presents.

Cut out the pictures from the cards to the size of a gift tag. You can cut out several tags from some of the cards with multiple characters on.

Use a hole punch to make a hole for the string to go through and you can add glitter to bling them up a bit if you like.

Given you’ve saved on the cost of Christmas tags – you could spruce your tag up a bit with curly ribbon instead on string.

I usually put curly ribbon around my presents (parcel string style) and attach my tag to the underside of the bow.

You can see more Parenting Tips & Tricks for Christmas:

Tips and Tricks No. 1 – Cadbury’s White Chocolate Fingers (intro to Tips & Tricks)

Tips and Tricks No. 2 – Advent Treats in Organza Bags

Tips & Tricks No. 3 – Recycling Christmas Cards into Gift Tags

Tips & Tricks No. 4 – Hand Painted Christmas Wreaths

Tips & Tricks No. 5 – Clear the Clutter

Tips & Tricks No. 6 – Recycling the Cost of Christmas

Tips & Tricks No. 7 – Saving Money on Kids Toys (and Big Boys Toys)

Tips & Tricks No. 8 – Gift Bag it!

Tips & Trick No. 9 – Christmas Fairy Cup Cakes

Tips & Tricks No. 10 – Cookies with Love

Tips & Tricks No. 11 – Children’s Christmas Parties (and Tea Parties)

Tips & Tricks No. 12 – Lets Swop Toys!

Take a look at Crafty Christmas (a cheat’s guide) by @TheBoyandMe for more crafty ideas and link up any ideas you might have.


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Vegan Mama. Organic Gardener. Guider. Admin for Veganuary and run my own Plant Based /Dairy Free page. Mum to 3, Wife to 1. Allotment holder and growing from home. Currently trying 'Back to Eden' method and studying a Diploma in Organic Gardening. Guide Leader and all round Super Woman (well trying to be) 😁🌱
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4 Responses to Parenting Christmas Tips & Tricks No. #3 Hand Made Gift Tags

  1. Elfie says:

    Your blog is so great ! I’m sure you will love this website : : There are Christmas recipes, games, tales, carols, crafts, traditions, and you can see what is doing Santa Claus hour after hour, and send an email to him !
    Bye !

  2. I do this too, but use curly ribbon rather than string. Very satisfying knowing that you are recycling last year’s cards. Some are so pretty they are worthy of a second life!

    • I use the curly ribbon too (blog update commences) but I was just making it simple and a wee bit cost effective – although having saved on Christmas tags, a roll of Curly ribbon from the pound shop isn’t going to break the Christmas fund 😮

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