Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Adventures with a Can of Chalkboard Paint, Part II

We all know about the circle of gift bags -- you have a birthday or a baby, and suddenly have a stash of six million bags to repackage with gifts for other people's birthdays or babies. And on it goes. Magic. But what about gift tags? Wouldn't it be lovely if you could just erase that "Happy Birthday, Astrid" message, and reuse the gift tag, too?

Well, ladies and gents, here it is, the reusable gift tag:


Chalkboard paint + those cheap paint-it-yourself wooden Christmas ornaments at craft stores = a gift tag that works again and again.


(Just be careful of tricksters with their own sticks of chalk -- a few minutes alone under the Christmas tree, and suddenly all the presents are for Uncle Jesper...)

3 comments:

dolie said...

Genius! What a clever idea. That is me off to the diy store.

Anna Lloyd said...

Cute idea, I love gift tags! I had an idea a while back to paint leaf shapes with chalk board paint to label my baskets in the laundry. I never know what is in them until I pull them down from the shelf. I havent found leaf shapes yet... Maybe I should try hearts in the meantime...

house no. 2 said...

what a FANTASTIC idea!!!