A few weeks ago I was wrapping gifts and had a thought. I had driven to every TJ Maxx and Homegoods in two states looking for a specific rolls of wrapping paper. I spend tons of money on ribbon to make real bows. And yet, I use cheap stick on labels. I decided to change that this year. I was scrolling through Pinterest, and found tons of name tags & ornaments made from polymer clay. So, I headed to Michael’s, bought the clay, ordered a stamp set from Amazon and got to work. These were stupid easy to make. I had all of my tags cut out & stamped in less than 30 minutes, and sat back while they baked and hardened.
A clean work surface (a sheet of parchment or wax paper works perfectly), polymer clay, a knife, cookie cutters, a small screwdriver (or any tool to make the hole for the ribbon), and the stamp set. There are LOADS of stamp sets out there. I bought a super cheap one from Amazon, but maybe next year I’ll work my way up to a fancier set with a prettier font.
After they’ve baked, and are a little less delicate, I like to clear out the hole a little bit more, to make it easier to get the ribbon through. (An exacto knife works reallllllly well for this part.)
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