I can’t believe it’s already December! Time to start thinking about gift giving for the holidays. I always think the way a gift is packaged is just as important as what is inside. I love seeing a beautiful gift sitting under the tree. This month as part of the Michaels Makers Team we were asked to share some pretty gift packaging ideas – and I’ve added some free printable holiday gift tags.
I have a slight obsession with these milk containers from Michaels. They come flat in a package, but they are easy to assemble and are so cute for so many things! I used them on my 12 Days of Christmas Tree. (Tip: fold the horizontal fold below the top before you assemble — it will make your box fold more easily and look more crisp.)
I love the way they look snuggled into the branches. And I also love that they come in all kinds of colors, patterns and sizes. All you have to do is put it together and pop your present inside.
I made some free printable gift tags and also some gift tags in candy cane shapes — specifically to use with these little containers. I know how busy this time of the year is. So this is a very simple and easy idea that looks so pretty to give to your friends and neighbors but also saves you time.
You can add anything inside. I plan on making these Double Chocolate Cookies and giving them out this year.
I added a few different ribbons to dress them up. So easy and fast!
I added some of the Scallop Glitter Tape from my Home+Made line to this craft milk container. I think it looks so pretty!
Ready for the printables?
Check back throughout the day to see all of the creative gift and packaging ideas from the other Michaels Makers at the end of this post. I can’t wait to see all of the inspiring ideas!!
If you’re looking for the perfect gift for your loved ones this year, check out Michaels gift guide.
And if you haven’t gotten around to putting up your tree yet, the Michaels Makers Dream Tree Reveal and Decorating Tips posts are a must see.
Can’t think of what you’re going to give your craftiest friends this season? There are some great projects on Michaels’ DIY Gift Ideas Pinterest board that might spark your interest!
And here are the printables:
To download the candy cane gift tags, just right-click the image above or this link and choose “save link as.”
To download the “home for the holidays” tags, just right-click the image above or this link and choose “save link as.”
As always, these are for personal use only.
thanks to Michaels for sponsoring this post; however, the content and ideas are all mine. See my disclosures.
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Where did you find your cute tea towel?
I do not think it is insult to Christians, not mentioning Christmas. It is an all inclusive way to celebrate the season. I buy all of my holiday cards that way. People of all faiths can enjoy this most beautiful time of the year. The vast majority of people enjoy the hustle-bustle of shopping, crafting, cooking,parties and special events, The most important thing is getting together with family and friends. LOVE ONE ANOTHER! Happy Holidays
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I love these milk boxes and your tree is fabulous!
You insult us Christian’s when you can’t say Merry Christmas. I am however thankful for the printable I can use, that don’t say HOLIDAY. Thank you for sharing.