3 Ways to Add “Joy” to Holiday Gift Tags

Stampin Up Holiday Gift Tags Your Presents by Mary Fish Pinterest

‘Tis the season to create holiday gift tags!  I have very simple samples today for those of you that are pressed for time (possibly all of us) and still want a little WOW! on your gifts.

Which tag is your favorite?  Please leave a comment HERE.


  • My stamp images are from the Stampin’ Up! Your Presents stamp set.  So many possibilities and so much fun.  This set is on the Holiday Catalog Retiring Product List and only available while supplies last.
Stampin Up Your Presents Stamp Set Holiday Christmas

Stampin’ Up! Your Presents Stamp Set: Wood-Mount #139803 or Clear-Mount #139806

  • With solid stamps (like the circles), I put a piercing mat (Stampin’ Up! Stampin’ Pierce Mat) below my stamping surface for a little bit of cushion.  This cushioning improves ink coverage for both red rubber and photopolymer (clear) stamps.

Stampin Up Holiday Gift Tags Your Presents by Mary Fish

  • I cropped the holiday gift tag top with the Scalloped Tag Topper Punch and bottom with the Banner Triple Punch (2″ width).

Stampin Up Holiday Gift Tags Your Presents by Mary Fish Christmas

  • The perfect touch!  The Home for Christmas Enamel Dots add a glossy accent with “stick on” ease.  The enamel dots are on the Holiday Catalog Retiring Product List and only available while supplies last.

Stampin Up Holiday Gift Tag Your Presents by Mary Fish

  • I added Baker’s Twine (a different color for each) to the top of the holiday gift tags.  I’ll share a 1 Minute to WOW! Video Tutorial tomorrow demonstrating how easy it is to loop the twine (works for ribbon, too) for a clean look.

I love hearing from you!  Please leave me your questions or comments about the project for today.

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  1. The middle green card!

  2. All three are strikingly pretty. I think I’ll go with the circles.

  3. These kind comments really keep me motivated daily. I treasure them!

  4. These are so simple yet so stunning!! I’m definitely going to make some of these. Thanks for your wonderful blog and great ideas!!

  5. What length did you cut your cardstock for these? All very nice Mary

    • Good question, Dorothy. There’s no set rule and they aren’t all exactly the same. The white tag started as approx. 2″ wide (just a smidge under) by 4″ long and is cropped at the top with the Scalloped Tag Topper Punch. The back tags started at approx. 2″ x 4 3/4″ and were cropped on both ends (Scalloped Tag Topper Punch on top and Banner Triple Punch on the bottom). You lose about 1/4″ in length from where you start when using both those punches.

  6. It’s funny. The tag with the trees was the first one I made and played around with the most. The other two came easily and appear to be more popular!

  7. I love the dots, the package is really cute, the trees are adorable. OK I like them all.

  8. I’m treasuring all these comments. Thanks for your feedback!

  9. My favorite is the red and white stripe package. Mary, all of your projects are very unique and done to perfection. You’re a quite a talented lady. Thanks for sharing.

  10. Wow! So hard to choose….all are great! If I HAD to pick just one……….I love the first one with the red and white striped present! Happy Holidays!

  11. I like the one in the middle with the green circles and burgundy!!!

  12. Can’t pick…CASEing ALL! You have great style!

  13. I like the green one in the center. Those big dots remind me of Christmas ornaments. Really cool idea!

  14. Oh, what fun reading your comments!

  15. A favorite, really? They are all so simply pretty. I especially like the solid cardstock banner underneath. Love your style Mary!

  16. Mary I love these tags. Like all of us I had great ideas and no time. I will be making these for my gifts. Thanks so much. Love your ideas. Bonnie

  17. Mary your card is so pretty. I like the middle tag.. Gave a great day.Ellen Hinds

  18. The polka dots are my favorite but every one of them is adorable! What a cute idea.

  19. Mary all three tags are so pretty. I like the in the middle. Ellen Hinds

  20. Great graphic design. Simple with a lot of style!

  21. So hard to chose a favorite! They are all adorable…gonna go with the present

  22. I really like all of your tags! I love the stamps to the side rather just in the middle. Great colors!

  23. Chris R. from Iowa

    All are so cute but I think the little cherry cobbler present one maybe my choice. I think these would look pretty cool on white notecards for a fun card. I think I just might have to try it with scraps of papers and a different stamp since I don’t have that set. Love the pops of colors! Eagerly awaiting your WOW video!

  24. They are so cute, love them all!

  25. They are all so clean and the colors just pop!!

  26. These are super cute! I am a sucker for anything with polka dots so that one is my favorite. Love the clean and simple tags- thanks for sharing!!

  27. The circles are my favorite with the striped package second. Thanks for sharing your creativity! I truly appreciate it.

  28. Love your suggestions, Linda, and I appreciate all the fun feedback today!

  29. These are all so great, Mary. Thanks for sharing a quick and easy way to make a really big impact on so many types of gifts. As well as wrapped presents, I can see them attached to a wine bottle, basket of goodies, and even an envelope, when the gift is something inside a card. I love them all!

  30. I am a “red” person, so I was naturally drawn to that one, however they were awesome, love the quick and easy designs. TFS!!!!!

  31. Thanks for your comments (and “votes”). The circle one was was the last one I made and a bit of a whim. My personal favorite is the Christmas package (Cherry Cobbler).

  32. I love the circles. It’s fun seeing what you come up with each day. I love how clean and simple your designs are.

  33. They are all so, so cute!!! And they look so easy and quick to make….I have visions of other designs dancing in my head. :o) Thank you for the inspiration!!!

  34. Love all three tags, what a beautiful, easy and fun way to create a sweet little gift for teachers, the mail lady, your hear dresser, making a set of these tags to give for Christmas.
    Thank you for sharing Mary.

  35. BIG BIG FAN of tags……And think you KNOCKED these three out of the park. OH SO CUTE!

  36. The middle dots one is so fun and cute!

  37. Debbie Hileman

    I truly love those dots. Can’t wait to make some tonight.

  38. LOVE the polka dot one?. All are cute.

  39. They are all so cute! My favorite would be the one with circles. Love how versitile this could be.

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