A Lucky St. Patrick’s Day: Free Printable Gift Tags

A Lucky St. Patrick’s Day: Free Printable Gift Tags

I've written before about gift wrapping with the perfection that is the humble brown paper bag.  For St. Patrick's Day, I designed these extra large "lucky" gift tags with a basic paper lunch bag in mind. They have a green shamrock background and lucky written in calligraphy script. Add a pretty ribbon, and you will [...]

St. Patrick’s Day Craft Project: Free Printable Pot of Gold Gift Tag

St. Patrick’s Day Craft Project: Free Printable Pot of Gold Gift Tag

This little pot of leprechaun's gold is as adorable as it is easy to make.  The free printable tag says "you are the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow." Attach to any small container or bag of candy with gold wrappers. Use them for St. Patrick's Day party favors, teacher gifts, volunteer [...]

You’ve Got the Write Stuff: Free Printable Valentine Pencil Tags

You’ve Got the Write Stuff: Free Printable Valentine Pencil Tags

As February 14 approaches, you might still be looking for Valentine ideas for yourself or the kids that do not involve more candy. How about giving pencils or pens to your friends this year? This "you've got the write stuff" tag is so easy to make and slides write onto the pencil. You may download [...]

Time to Organize My Life, Starting with the Craft Room

Time to Organize My Life, Starting with the Craft Room

So I'm furloughed. The federal government shutdown has meant many things to the thousands of Americans it has affected. The biggest story, of course, has been the one that starts and ends with the devastating absence of earned income. But to me, for now, it is a tale of time. Lots of extra, unplanned hours [...]

Free Printable Valentine Cards with Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups

Free Printable Valentine Cards with Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups

Like all American children, I grew up exchanging little Valentine cards with everyone in my class each February 14. I especially loved the years when the teacher let us make 'mailboxes' out of shoe boxes. I always covered mine with tissue paper flowers. The more the better. At the end of the day, when I [...]

A Little Treat for Someone Sweet: Printable Valentine’s Day Gift Tags

A Little Treat for Someone Sweet: Printable Valentine’s Day Gift Tags

The tradition of giving small gifts of affection on Valentine's Day dates back centuries. And what could be more perfect than a sweet treat in packaging you made yourself? I designed these A Little Treat for Someone Sweet tags to make it easier. I attached mine to little brown paper bags filled with chocolates. You [...]