Fingerprint Gift Tags
gift tags are a joy to make! Your
children will love making these, using their own hands! The beauty of
this craft is it's so easy to do, inexpensive, and everyone needs gift
tags at Christmas time. My family has fun making these every year, and
it doesn't take long to make several tags. The person receiving the
gift will love the personalized touch!
- White cardstock
(fancy edged scrapbooking
scissors is a plus, but not necessary)
pads, in various colors (at least
have red and green on hand for Christmas)
glue in various colors (gold and
silver look great)
- Your fingers!
the cardstock into quarters to make 4 equal squares, and cut along the
folds. This will give you 4 squares, enough to make 4 gift tags. Each
card will then be folded in half. The outside is for the design. The
inside is for the message that can be written, such as "To"
are using fancy edged scissors, use them to cut along the three free
edges of the card, while it is folded, to give nice fancy edges.
3. Now it
is time for the creativity! Use your fingers to stamp various designs.
Your fingertip will make smaller rounder dots, the pad of your finger
will make larger ovals. Use some of these ideas and come up with some
of your own. You can try holly, Christmas trees, stars, ornaments,
wreaths, snowmen, candy canes, etc. Try combining a few different
some glitter glue to add enhancements. For instance, use on Christmas
trees to make ornaments, or to outline various thumbprints. Or just use
it to dot around the design. The glitter glue adds instant sparkle!
Allow the gift tags to dry completely.