Monday, 7 December 2015

Tic Tac gift tag

I'd like to enter this project into the Lawnscaping Challenge #119: tag it!
and the
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge: holly Jolly Stamping (Christmas Themed project)

I've created these Tic Tac gift tags, double tags, gift bag...I dunno, you

I've cased a creation from the lovely Sam Donald, over at, but adapted it to my supplies.

Last week I made three with some Christmas patterned paper, to hand out at various occasions, one to a friend who drove us to a  Christmas fair, one to my mother with her Christmas card and one I still have to give away and, well you can see it in the photos.

But now for the Lawnscaping challenge I made a new one, form white cardstock and stamped it all over with the Winter Penguin stampset, the black is Memento tuxedo black and the blue is broken china from Distress inks.
I coloured the image with alcohol markers (Spectrum Noir and Copic)

I so wish I had some of the new Lawn Fawn, but at my Dutch online stores they´re still in back order and or are sold out and or waiting fof them too :-( so forgive me.
I started my project with a strip of paper 2 inches wide and 8 1/4" inches long.
I scored the paper at 3 3/4" from either side.
then snipped the edges to make it tag shaped ( I have no tag shaped dies) and I used my punch for the hole in the amiddle.
then threaded through some red and blue ribbon and tied it in a knot.
the Tic Tac is held in place with some tape runner.

It's so easy to make these and, I'll make more as soon as I  get more Tic Tacs, maybe as birthday treats, for the people attending the creative group I volunteer for,
it looks the part and isn't too expensive, and everyone needs a Tic Tac once in a while, right? ;-)  I might even use them as proper tags n gifts..ha there's an idea! will keep the back white and put names on it...should have thought about that earlier haha...

for the one with patterened paper I measured the paper and dived my three it's 1 7/8" and still fits, the 2"is for the tag topper punch Sam used I don't have, you can use corner punches too and punch four times.


  1. Such a great idea ! Love it! And that penguin is so cute i like how you colored!

  2. This is such a fabulous idea, thanks for sharing it! Your Tic Tac holder is really adorable!!

  3. Adorable little gift! That penguin makes me smile :)

  4. Lovely gift, Maaike! The red tic tacs are perfect, love how they fit inside the tag! and that penguin is adorable! So glad you joined us for the Holly Jolly stamping challenge at Simon Says Stamp this week! May your days be merry and bright!

  5. Deze is super leuk !!
    Als ik het goed gedaan heb , dan volg ik je nu .
    liefs sarah

  6. What an awesome idea! Love your tag-giftwrap - so clever and cute! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at Lawnscaping! Hugs, Karin

  7. What a cute project! Thanks so much for sharing all the steps with us. And thanks for playing with us at Lawnscaping!

  8. Wat een leuk idee. Vraagje: zijn de spullen van Simon says stamps alleen in Amerika te koop? Je mag namelijk maar voor 22 euro invoeren. Nog afgezien van de verzendkosten.

  9. Thank you for the step outs! Such a cute tag!