Polymer Clay Gift Tags

Last week, my work held their annual employee appreciation luncheon.  To make the flower centerpieces a little more special, I made “Thank You” gift tags to hang on the vases.  If you’d like to make your own custom gift tags, keep on reading. =)

Directions:

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  • Use a fondant/cookie cutter to punch out the gift tag.  You can find a wide variety of different shape cutters at your local craft store.

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  • Punch out a small circle with a straw.

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  • Carefully place the gift tags onto an oven safe baking dish.
  • To harden, bake the polymer clay as directed.

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  • Allow the gift tags to completely cool before handling.

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  • Attach a piece of string or ribbon to each gift tag.

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The gift tags can be used on vases like this one from Ikea, tied to party favors, or tied to gifts.  For example:

  • “It’s a boy/girl” on baby shower favors
  • “M ♥ A” or “M+A” on bridal shower favors
  • “To: Jessica” on birthday or Christmas gifts

Disneyland Picture Frame

Last week, our office went out to lunch to celebrate my amazing coworker’s birthday.  Casey LOVES Disneyland and has been there 25+ times throughout her life.  During lunch, we talked about all the new rides and her secret tips to navigating the park.  At that moment, I knew exactly what I wanted to make as a birthday gift.

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I hope this frame will showcase a special memory from one of her many, many trips. =)  HAPPY BIRTHDAY CASEY!!!!

“My First Year” Shadow Box: Aadya

I recently had the pleasure of making a First Year shadow box for little Aadya.  For her privacy, I’ve covered up the actual photos.

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Aadya’s favorite spin top was included as one of the toys at the bottom.

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Instead of little holiday decorations on the frames, her mom opted for girly hearts, flowers, bows, and butterflies.

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We also incorporated an extra frame for her 1st birthday photo.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY AADYA!!