This is my usual gift tag plea… there’s nothing worse than trying to remember who gave you which gift in which paper, or attempting to find a name scrawled in biro!! Trust me!!
This year I am enjoying wrapping gifts in discarded paper from delivered parcels. A press with the iron and the paper is good to go:)
My gift tags are made with old cardboard, sprayed with negro plomo chalk paint. I have used Novasol Spray UK. Chalk paint was not originally invented for creating gift tags out of old cardboard but I am pleased with the finish. For the best results use cardboard which has no sheen/print on it.
Firstly spray one side of your old cardboard. Allow to fully dry then turn over and repeat.
If you have one use a guillitine to cut out beautiful straight lined gift tags.
Decorate with a chalk paint pen, or if you don’t have one (like me!) how about cut out shapes in white paper?
I have used a silver pen to add names. I suggest writing on the side of the original cardboard which had no image/sheen to it as this allows the pen to adhere.
This is super easy and so effective, what’s more I am loving the thrifty nature of the wrapping and gift tags.
The chalk paint was provided for free in return for the blog post
I am inspired by our wonderful world, creation is constant and yet changing. I feel it is important to respect the environment and where possible to upcycle/recycle. Blessed with creativity I try to appreciate it and develop it:) Thanks for taking the time to read my blog, please do sign up to follow my journey:)