It’s that time of the year again- where we gather with bows and tape to wrap up all the goodies we have gotten for the people you love. And I know not everyone is like me in the sense that I LOVE personalizing my gift. And that doesn’t limit me to the gift tags.
I love always adding an ornament onto my presents because I feel like it adds a little extra something special to the gift that the recipient is receiving.
However; this year I decided to do a little extra do it yourself project. Last year I bought for my presents little letters and then hand painted them white and gold. And then hot glued the letter onto the present themselves.
This year- I found some little wood plaques in the aquarium section of my local JoAnn’s for a different project I did for a Christmas project. I ended up only using 2 out of the pack so I had tons of little ones left. So I wracked my brain on how I could use these.
I started placing them together- and ta da I saw a snowman! So I used my handy dandy glue gun and glued the little head onto their body. I had some left over to create a full snowman or even if its a smaller snowman it’s still cute! Next all I did was take a black marker and created the buttons, smile, and eyes. And then took an orange marker to create their carrot nose. And finally I took a blue marker to write out the names of my loved ones who were going to receive these little guys. If this wasn’t an last minute idea I would have created a little top hat or little hands the possibilities are ENDLESS!
To finish them up I hot glued a little peace of ribbon so that they could use them as ornament or whatever they choose.
Let’s say you didn’t get these little wood plaques. You can still create home made gift tags. It’s easy- go to google and just type in any shape you would like. I’ve done mittens, Christmas tree, or a gingerbread man. And print it off and use it as a trace onto any paper you would like. And it adds a little extra love into the present- well that’s what I say anyway! Ha!