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I’ve already confessed to you that I’m a serious craft pusher and there is no better time for me to force my crafty ways onto other people than the holiday season. I can give gifts that have a crafty purpose, which I love. Not to mention, the holiday season is when most everyone is open to the idea of a little DIYing, right? Enter my tag kits for the 2014 holiday season. In lieu of a regular card, I’m handing out tag kits to a select group of friends, family and coworkers to get their crafty engines revving. Since the tag kit includes a lot of handmade elements, I used Shutterfly to create some customized cards and stickers that would coordinate perfectly with the theme and color scheme of the kit. Let me give you a little tour of what I’ve assembled.

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I love the Holiday Scribble flat notecard – it already has such a crafty feel to it, don’t you think? Since I could customize portions of the front and back, I made sure each element worked with the tag kit theme. On the back, I opted for a chalkboard background but there are a ton of other choices. It’s fun to play around and preview the look of your card.

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The Holly Scribbles Stickers were a no brainer since they match perfectly. Again, I added my own crafty sentiment on the bottom of the sticker.

IMG_9293For the other elements of the tag kit, I included quick & easy to make paper products like these chalkboard circles which I created based on THIS tutorial.

I also cut out some plan white tags and cut some lengths of twine, ribbon and  garland. I love how easy it is to create a holiday card that speaks to my craft-loving heart. Even if it’s a little different than your typical holiday card, Shutterfly makes it very simple to create, proof and preview your custom designs.

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To keep myself organized and keep all my tag recipients in order, I created a notebook that is great for all those lists I’ll be making this holiday season.

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The Maze Stripes notebook isn’t designed as a holiday item, but with a quick change of the text and the color, it transforms into something worthy of all your holiday lists.

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Your friends would love to receive something like this for creating quick & simple tags and they’ll love all the personalized elements you added (which are also quick & easy to do!)

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10 thoughts on “A DIY Holiday Tag Kit

  1. I have never been one to make gift tags – but your gift tags are just so darn cute! Thanks for sharing another great project!

  2. Amber, you are a genius! Do you ever sleep? Your mind must be going 24/7 coming up with all these awesome ideas. Your friends are SO very lucky to be on the receiving end of your goodies. Definitely wanted to Pin this even without a chance to win a $50 Shutterfly Credit…but I’d be thrilled if I won. Thanks, Amber!

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