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Well, Christmas is firmly upon my family! We have been to see our annual Panto (love a good panto!) and most of our presents have been bought. Christmas
cards have been written and sent and the turkey ordered! We’ll decorate the
house this weekend and then we can sit back and enjoy the festivities to come! That said there’s still wrapping to be done and I have lots
of presents to wrap and gift tags to attach! I thought I’d make some quick and easy
gift tags this year as I need so many!
I started by spraying small tags with Dylusions spray (I
used red but you could choose a colour to make your paper!) and then, whilst
wet, swished a baby wipe over the top so that you get full coverage – the colour
will really ‘pop’ as the spray is so vibrant! The photo shows them before I dried them - they will become flat when they dry! If you would like to make them a
little more vintage you could then mist them with water and wait for them to
I die cut these fabulous parcels from grungepaper. I save
the ‘negative’ bits of grungepaper and use them for smaller die cuts later! I
bet you do the same too! Then, with some Cut and Dry foam I lightly tapped
paint on them – you really don’t need much. I made sure the bows on the top of
the presents weren’t covered and then dabbed them with white paint to match the
ribbons. I can see that these parcels will feature a lot on every birthday card
I make next year! I very lightly sanded the edges of the parcels and added a
little Distress Ink. Then all that was left was to construct them and add a
All in all, six took me about 10 minutes – quick and
effective! Now I need to make about another 40!!!