Clementine-printed gift tags
Got leftover clementines or oranges? Use them to create bespoke name tags – they’re a beautiful addition to a gift.
1 clementine, orange or other citrus fruit paintbrush acrylic paint card hole punch string or ribbon felt tip or permanent marker stencil (optional)
1 Cut the clementine in half and leave it to dry out overnight.
2 Paint a thin layer of acrylic paint over the top of the cut-side of the fruit. Press the painted side onto the card, repeating until the sheet of card is filled with prints – you may have to reapply the paint. Leave to dry completely.
3 Cut the card into rectangles around the clementine prints. Hole-punch the top of each rectangle and tie a 15cm piece of ribbon or string through each hole.
4 Write the recipient’s name across the print using a felt tip pen or marker, and stencil, if you like.
Fairy case ornaments
These adorable Christmas tree decorations are a perfect festive activity, and handy for using up leftover fairy cake cases.
selection of patterned paper fairy cake or cupcake cases glue stick golden string or ribbon hole punch
1 Flatten each fairy cake case and cut into quarters. Decide which mix of patterns you’d like for each tree ornament – you’ll need four quarters per decoration.
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