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10 DIY Printables for Packaging Holiday Cookies, Candies and Treats

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Now that we’ve shoveled our way through our first real snowstorm, it’s safe to say it’s officially feeling like the holidays around here! I’m cranking the Christmas tunes and I’ve already started my holiday baking to bundle up cookies, sweet and treats to send off to friends and loved ones. And what makes every bundle of Christmas cheer all the sweeter? Why, the perfect packaging and a cute gift tag, of course.

Using the FreshPaint app on my Surface tablet, I decided to make things really fun this year by creating my own post card gift tags to accompany my holiday gift baskets. I started by using a chalkboard background that I found online and then selected the pencil tool to resemble the look of chalk. After playing around, I settled on a simple “Merry” message with a little sprig of fir – so cute!

Merry Post Card Gift Tags

After printing the post cards on basic white card stock, I simply included a message on the reverse side. Then all you have to do is tuck one in each of your baskets or punch a hole and string them around a bottle of wine with a bit of twine.

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To further inspire your festive holiday gift giving, I’ve rounded up 10 more holiday printables perfect for bundling up those holiday cookies, candies and treats! Click through for all the sweetness.

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    10 Printables for Packaging Holiday Cookies

    Click through for 10 free holiday printables perfect for packaging cookies, candies and treats!

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    Free Holiday Gift Tag Printables

    This collection of printable gift tags feature sweet hand illustrations and four designs, all perfect for packages of every shape and size!
    Download them for free at The Sweetest Occasion

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    Free Printable Gift Tags

     A collection of gift tags with a graphic, modern touch, these tags come in a variety of colors making them perfect for every holiday package on your list.
    Download them for free at The Sweetest Occasion

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    Printable Holiday Treat Bags

    These wax paper bags printed with a flurry of stars and lyrics from Silent Night are perfect for stashing holiday treats!
    Download them for free at Oh Happy Day

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    Printable Candy Gift Tag

    These amazing candy tag printables are just the thing for bundling up Christmas goodies!
    Download them for free at Oh Happy Day

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    These adorable printable gift tags are made only more charming with the addition of these sweet plaid pockets!
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    Just Wink Holiday Cards

    Using the Just Wink app, create beautiful holiday cards on the fly! You can create cards with any Windows Phone or Windows device and customize them with your own greetings and photos.

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    Hot Chocolate on a Stick

    Perfect as party favors or as little gifts for friends, these hot chocolate on a stick tags are so adorable - especially when bundled up with chocolate and marshmallows!
    Download them for free at A Pair of Pears

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    These sweet Santa gift tags are one of my favorite printable options out there! You can tie them with twine around a pretty box of cookies and make all your friends smile.
    Download them for free at The Sweetest Occasion

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    A big washi tape bow and these fun printable gift tags makes for the perfect package for holiday treats!
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    Holiday Fonts

    Want to get creative? Try making your own cards or tags using one of the pre-made templates from Microsoft Word. Use the Holiday Fonts Collection app to find a festive font that you love and use it to deck out all your holiday greetings!

Read more from Cyd at The Sweetest Occasion. For more ideas and inspiration, find her on FacebookTwitter and Pinterest!

Read more from Cyd on Babble:
Stress-Free Holiday Entertaining Tips: Setting the Table
10 Simple Holiday DIY Ideas for the Non-DIY Savvy
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