Super Simple Holiday Tags
I have a few holiday themed envelopes going out this weekend (I know, I know! But I had to get a head start!) and I wanted a cute way to tag the gifties inside– using only things I have in my stash, but of course. I recently bought a 3″ circle punch (the stuff of my dorky dreams), so I thought that’d be the perfect start. I have some awesome lasercut paper (from KI Memories) that I bought at Joann’s knowing I’d use it for something. I punched several circles from that, and then several circles of plain red cardstock. I lightly glued the circles together, punched a small hole in the top, and then threaded some yarn and felt flowers from American Crafts through said hole (see last year’s place cards for more felt flower uses.)
I love how they turned out, plus they were quick and I didn’t even have to leave the house. I wrote short messages on the back side and they are sitting in their envelopes, ready to be mailed. I will show you what was in the envelopes once they have all been received.
I also wanted to share these goodies I got from the lovely Lauren of My Aunt June. These are just my favorites of all of the things she sent me (I won her studio cleaning giveaway)– fun! I actually washed the fabric shortly after taking this picture. Halfway lazily, and halfway curious, I threw them in on hot with a sweater I wanted to felt, so they all turned a little bit more blue than they were before. But it looks pretty cool and wasn’t a total accident– and I’m happy with the results. I want to experiment a bit more with overdyeing (in a more intentional way) in the future. Like I need another hobby. I also love the sweet quilt covered lady on the ceramic tray– I have a stash of porcelaine markers and…well, again, that’s another thing I want to try and probably could live without doing. If you are interested in seeing more of Lauren’s painted ceramics, check out her etsy shop.