How to Make Quick Gift Tags

by Maggi HARDING

You can make tags for all your packages using G45's Stapes ATC To & From tags with whatever Christmas paper scraps you have. These are quick and easy and ever so pretty!


  • 5 mm corner round
  • Graphic 45 St Nicholas collection scraps
  • Jute twine or other string
  • Ribbon
  • Flowers
  • Corner rounder
  • 1/2" circle punch
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Cut a rectangle 2 3/4" x 3 1/4". Use a 5mm corner rounder, if you have one, to round the corners. Otherwise just give a quick snip to the corners or leave them as is.

    Step 2

    Take a Graphic 45 Staples ATC tag and mark where the grommet is on the design paper rectangle with a pencil.

    Step 3

    Use a 1/2" circle punch and punch just beyonond your pencil marking so that the paper will fit around the grommet.

    Step 4

    Here you can see how the paper fits around the grommet.

    Step 5

    Apply glue to the backside of the tag.

    Step 6

    Adhere the tag to the paper and flip to the right side. Now glue a 1/4" x 3" strip of paper between the To and From words.

    Step 7

    Cut a piece of twine about 9" long and attach to the tag.

    Step 8

    Tie a ribbon on the tag. I just make a single loop like the beginning of tieing a square knot. Run the ribbon through the grommet and bring the front ribbon over the back ribbon making a loop.

    Step 9

    Tighten the knot and it should look something like this. Don't fret over this too much. We're going to put a flower over it so the knot won't show. Trim the tails of the ribbon.

    Step 10

    Now embellish your tags as you please. I used flowers, postage stamp cut-aparts, and diecut holly leaves to embellish my tags.

    Step 11

    More examples.

    Step 12

    This one was really quick! I cut out a tag cut-apart from the St Nicholas collection & embellished it. I used a to/from stamp to add to my tag. You could easily write the to/from on the tag back.

    Step 13

    I made lots of tags all similarly embellished. I made 18 in about an hour. Now that's my kind of quick and easy!

    Step 14

    I currently design for Graphic 45, Creative Embellishments, Petaloo, & Cheery Lynn Designs. Tutorials on my Follow me on Thanks so much!