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DIY gift tags

DIY gift tags

Hey everyone ๐Ÿ™‚

Time for a more light-hearted post.

First half of each year is always filled with tons of special occasions for me – all members of my close family have birthdays between March and July, there’s Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Grandmother’s Day, Easter… and sometimes more if there’s something that deserves celebrating. Due to my busy lifestyle, I don’t always have time to prepare everything I need shortly before those occasions – that’s why I like to make some bits in advance while watching YouTube or Netflix.

Recently (well, since mid-December, really) I’ve been enjoying creating my own gift tags. I’ve always paid a lot of attention to wrapping gifts, making cards and simply personalizing everything I give to my nearest and dearest – I feel like even the tiniest gift feels special when you see the work someone’s put into it.

I always made a lot of cards, but there’s something soothing in making gift tags – I can easily make a bunch of those in one sitting and it feels great to see a pile of tiny little artworks in front of me after an evening with series. Now the only issue is that I’ll probably have to flood my family with presents this year, after just a week I already have a small box of gift tags ๐Ÿ˜€

Here are some examples of my creations. The technique I used there (and usually use for most of my papercraft projects) is called quilling, in case anyone’s wondering.

A handmade gift tag - red and pink flower with leaves

A handmade gift tag - balloons - quilling

A handmade quilled gift tag - two pink roses

A handmade quilled gift tag -

A handmade gift tag - red and pink flower with round petals

Two handmade floral gift tags and mini paper flowers
Quilled Gift Tags
Quilling card - Mother's Day - pink and purple flowers
Quilling card – Mother’s Day
7 DIY handmade quilled Christmas gift tags
Quilled Christmas Gift Tags