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« on: December 24, 2010 07:19:56 AM »

I was busy making fabric gift bags lastnight, since i am trying not to use any paper this year,  when I got to the point of needing tags.... this wonderful idea came to me on how to make reuseable tags too.....

and here is what I came up with...fabric on the front and back with a layer of the REALLY thick interfacing in the middle.... the front of all of them


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here is my favorite part...... if you use a "mark b gone" marker to write on the tag,...all you have to do is spay it with water and you can use it again


and on a gift


thanks for looking.....
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« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2010 07:56:16 AM »

I esp. like the candy cane fabric you used!  Also, just an idea, you could "assign" each person you are giving gifts to a specific fabric pattern, and that way the person would know which gift was his/hers by the tag.  I love them!
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« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2010 07:57:38 AM »

OGD, that is genius!  Cheesy

Love the idea!
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« Reply #3 on: December 24, 2010 10:01:44 AM »

What a wonderful idea!  I love your paper-free goal, too.  I'd love to see your pile of paper-free presents if you've take a photo of them together.
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« Reply #4 on: December 24, 2010 10:22:09 AM »

What a wonderful idea!  I love your paper-free goal, too.  I'd love to see your pile of paper-free presents if you've take a photo of them together.

Im really interested to see if I can actually do it......i totally plan on taking a picture if I pull it off.... i will post it if I do
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« Reply #5 on: December 24, 2010 11:00:48 AM »

oooh brilliant!
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« Reply #6 on: December 24, 2010 12:38:34 PM »

Good on you for making sustainable wrapping. If you have the same faimly crew each year assigning the same pattern to them is a great idea. Well, until someone buys a present that comes in a huge box!  Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: December 24, 2010 07:07:10 PM »

That is an incredible idea! I've never heard of the Mark b gone markers but I can see how they would work to reuse them every year. Love them!
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« Reply #8 on: December 26, 2010 07:32:20 AM »

That's genius! Go you!  Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: December 26, 2010 10:02:46 AM »

I *love* this idea.   Thanks for sharing.
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« Reply #10 on: December 26, 2010 10:40:54 AM »

Thanks!!... and just an update... I made it through Christmas..without buying any materials and......PAPER FREE!!!.... I was really questioning if I could do it or not... but i did.... will post pictures after i get everything uplaoded...
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« Reply #11 on: December 26, 2010 11:19:28 AM »

Wonderful! Good for you.
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« Reply #12 on: December 26, 2010 12:26:49 PM »

I love this Idea! I am currently cleaning out and had to get rid of 60% of all things. I just have wayyyyy to much! I love this idea downsize my stash and save the environment. You are awesome! I'm going to make these for all occasions! Off to search for crochet bags....  I can start now and be ready for xmas 2011!
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« Reply #13 on: December 26, 2010 01:25:35 PM »

Thanks!!... and just an update... I made it through Christmas..without buying any materials and......PAPER FREE!!!.... I was really questioning if I could do it or not... but i did.... will post pictures after i get everything uplaoded...

Holy cats!  Congratulations!  You deserve a crown for this... a crown made from intricately cut soup cans, decorated with shiny bottle caps with a stash busting velvet lining.
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