Watercolor Gift Tags

    Posted by  ·  February 13, 2015

    Print these watercolor gift tags for a last minute valentine gift!  Here is a sweet  Valentine game if you are helping in the classroom or just want to have some fun! Don’t miss these amazing Valentines.  I have teamed up with some of the most creative bloggers to share the cutest Valentines imaginable. Each day you will be amazed with their cleverness! Don’t miss these fabulous ideas.

    Welcome Angela,

    Hi everyone!  I’m Angela, and I’m so excited to be sharing with you all!

    Although I usually put my artistic focus on my writing, my photography, and my food, I do love giving sweet personalized gifts.  Lately, I’ve been enjoying passing the winter days with my kiddos, lighting a cinnamon candle and hitting “play” on our favorite tunes, and painting up a watercolor storm.  This project was super simple, and it gave the kids a chance to personalize a gift that looks so pretty!

     

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    Start by swishing on watercolor in colored streaks onto an 8-1/2×11 sheet of watercolor paper.  (Messy is just fine here!  If you want more soft or blended colors, just add a bit more water and blend away!  We had a larger paper size, so we just cut it to size.)  Set aside your painting to dry while you decide on your gift.  I made these paleo, allergy-friendly dessert cups to give as Valentine’s gifts, but you could do these any time, with just about any gift.  What about an individually wrapped cupcake?

     

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    Once your paper has dried, load your paper into your printer.  Open up this free printable on your computer and print it onto your watercolor. Tear out the individual “drawings” and punch a hole randomly near an edge.  The watercolor paper makes such pretty edges – and a different look whether you tear from front-to-back or back-to-front.

     

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    Tie a ribbon gently through the tag to attach it and you have the prettiest little hand-made artwork.  If you want to get really fancy, you can glue your tag onto an additional piece of scrapbooking paper and hand-tear it as well.

     

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    Looking for an even faster last-minute gift for your sweets?  This post has a beautiful and heart-melty quote that you can print out and throw in an inexpensive frame, and maybe win someone’s heart for life.

     

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    Would you like to see more recipes and ideas for family time, along with heart-thoughts shared regularly?  Visit my blog, Dancing With My Father.  I’d love to interact with you on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter as well, so come by and say “hi!”

    Comments

    1. Jordan
      Friday, February 27th, 2015
      What a cute idea! I love how it gives stuff a nice homemade look.
    2. Kristina
      Friday, February 13th, 2015
      It's a lovely printable, but the download process was excruciating.