Quick & Simple Holiday Tags!

Hi readers! Happy Thursday to you! It’s a WEEK before Christmas!! How did THAT happen?!?  We asked our pal Sarah Moerman for some inspiration and she delivered three delightful tags that we can enjoy and recreate!

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Hi everyone,
I’m excited to be sharing some Christmas tags I made here on the Simon Says Stamp Blog! I was inspired by all the shaker cards I’ve been seeing lately and wanted to add this fun feature to some of the Christmas tags I’ll be using this year.
I started all three tags by die cutting some of the Stitched Rectangles Dies to make my frames.
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For the Christmas Blessings tag I added a piece cut from a Hero Arts Acetate Notecard to the back of the frame, followed by strips of foam adhesive to completely cover the edging. I then added the sequins and a piece of Mint cardstock to the back. Finally, I die cut the Christmas Blessings die with Cotton Candy cardstock and adhered it to the acetate at the front of the tag.
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For the Big Holiday Wishes tag I die cut  a piece of vellum using Gift Card Envelope Die, heat embossed the sentiment, and assembled the envelope. I then added sequins, sealed the top, and adhered the envelope to a piece of SSS Cotton Candy cardstock framed with one of my die cut frames.
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Finally, for the ‘Tis the Season tag I adhered Mint cardstock to the back of one of my diecut frames. I then diecut 3 of the same ornament from Ornament Dies set using Cotton Candy cardstock, scoring all three down the middle. I covered the fronts of them with embossing ink and heat embossed them with WOW Strawberry Crush Embossing Glitter. I adhered my pieces together to form a 3D ornament  and attached it to my tag. Finally, I stamped my sentiment and added some sequins. (I know this one isn’t a shaker tag but it still has sequins). :)

I finished all three tags off by punching a small hole in each of them and adding some May Arts Natural Twine so they can be used as Christmas ornaments once they’ve served their gift-giving purpose.

Thanks so much for stopping by and a big thanks to Simon for having me!

Sarah

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  1. I love today’s shaker tags. I believe this is the first time that I have seen anyone do this. I love it!!

  2. I have diecember and I love it. The reason I got it : it was getiing so hard to get one Item I needed and it is so hard on other stuff too. Bu can’t go wrong ordering the Diecember kit! I also got the Shake it Up kit too. OMG there was a big roll of foam tape worth money. Christmas is just around the Corner.

  3. I am actually lifting these awesome ideas for cards. I wonder which adhesive Sarah used for the sentiment on top of the acetate? I am afraid anything will be visible!

  4. These are simply too beautiful to be gift tags… the presents inside may not live up to such a lovely presentation! :)

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