Merry Christmas Tag Card

By  Donna Budzynski  for  Glue Dots

size: 4-1/4"x5-1/2"


  • Bazzill Basics Blush Red Dark Cardstock
  • Advantus Tim Holtz Idea-ology: Merriment Paperstash, Mini Cabinet Cards Frames, Christmas Word Bands, Industrious Frames & Trims Stickers, Red/Cream Naturals Trimmings
  • Vintage photo
  • Vintage lace trim


  • DYMO Organizer Express Embossing Labelmaker with black label tape
  • Fiskars Classic Stick Rotary Cutter
  • Corner rounder punch (optional)
  • Ink blending tool (optional)
  • EK Success Martha Stewart Crafts Scoring Board
  • Ranger Wendy Vecchi Tree Branch Archival Ink
  • Advantus Tim Holtz Idea-ology Tiny Attacher with Mini Staples
  • Glue Dots International Adhesives: Glue Lines, 1”; Mini Glue Dots

Basic Supplies

  • paper trimmer, scissors
  • 1. Make 4-1/4"x5-1/2" Blush Red top-fold card.
  • 2. Cut vintage print paper to 4"x5-1/4". Ink edges using blending tool. Adhere to card using glue lines.
  • 3. Pounce and blend ink on cabinet card using blending tool. Adhere corner stickers to cabinet card; adhere cabinet card to card front.
  • 4. Cut 3"x4-1/2" panel from star patterned paper for slide card. Round corners using punch. Ink edges. Adhere photo as shown, using glue lines.
  • 5. Using label maker, punch "naughty" and "25" labels, leaving 3/8" of blank tape on both sides of imprint. Adhere to slide card, placing "25" at bottom left corner of slide card. Staple each label end in criss-cross pattern as shown. Cut 1-1/2" length of trim; staple in same pattern to top of slide card for pull. Insert slide card into cabinet card.
  • 6. Cut two 3" lengths of trim. Thread one through each side of sentiment band; secure with single staple. Adhere band to cabinet card using glue line.
  • 7. Cut 4-1/4" lace length; adhere to card covering bottom edge of cabinet card.