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Apple Butter Gift Tags

Hey, y’all!  It’s Jinny here today.  My family has a tradition of going apple picking every fall.  We then set aside a Saturday to turn our loot into dozens and dozens of pints of apple butter, which, other than providing us with a constant supply of delicious goodness throughout the course of the next year, become Christmas gifts for family, friends, neighbors, coworkers, our mailman, the trash men, etc.  I like to dress up those jars with a little, seasonal sparkle before they’re gifted and thought I’d share the ones heading to my hubby’s place of work, with you all, today.  Once again, I got my inspiration, for everything you see here today, from Heather Adams’ new Holly Jolly Collection.  Enjoy!

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As soon as I saw the Just for You Tags, I knew they would be perfect for my jars.  I started by popping each one up, with foam tape, off a slightly larger die-cut, from those fabulous, Christmas Confetti and Snowflakes Red Metallic prints, tag.  I cannot say enough good stuff about these metallic goodies.  They really bring the wow-factor to any project, and I’m super impressed with how well the shine stays put.  I then wrapped them up with a length of Baker’s Twine, encircling the jar itself and tied, in a bow, through a red button, embellished with a couple of die-cut, from textured, Garden Green cardstock, holly leaves.  A tab, punched from our Gold Metallic Diagonal print and stapled to the left edge of the larger tag…

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as well as a Gold Metallic Number Die Cut star, popped up with foam tape, and trio of Crystal 4mm and 8mm Sequins, completes the look.

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There are 12 of those circular tags in the Just for You Tags package, and I used every one of them in the same way you see above.

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However, I still needed a few more.  So, I reached for my Trim the Tree print; cut it down into a quartet of squares; punched their top left corners with a small hole; and added each one, with foam tape, to the same die-cut, metallic tags seen above.

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They were laced up in the same way as above, too, with the exception of the Baker’s Twine also being strung through an additional, skinny tag.  To create this tag, I cut short strips of white cardstock; topped them with a die-cut, from our Gold Metallic Diagonal print, tag topper; stamped them, in Jet Black ink, with the “SENDING HOLIDAY CHEER” sentiment; and punched their bottom edge to mimic the tag topper itself.

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This particular jar got that peppermint square, topped with a “happiest of holidays” Magical Words Sticker, which I backed with white cardstock for durability and popped up with foam tape.

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The other three jars were created in nearly the same way.  So, keep in mind the above details, and I’ll just point out the differences.

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This one got that little deer peeking out from behind the skinny tag…

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as well as a “be merry” Remember Sticker.

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This third one…

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got a “holly jolly”, paper square…

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and different Remember Sticker.

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And this fourth, or rather 16th, and final jar might just be my favorite.

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It got a plaid, paper square, topped with Gold Metallic Number Die Cuts, as well as a “holly jolly christmasMagical Words Sticker, treated in the same way as the other described above.

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I know this was a long post.  Thanks so much for hanging in there, with me, until the end, Pretty Little Studio friends!  I hope you’ve been inspired to create a few, Christmas tags of your own this week.  Thanks, as always, for humbling us with a visit!  Be blessed!

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