I've been busy making gift tags! They're so pretty that I think you could use them as ornaments on your tree - and I definitely can see the appeal of that as they would pack away nice and flat!
For these gift tags I am using a large snowflake and circles in two or three different sizes. This is a hang tag version of the gift tag, so I've used a smaller circle on the back for lots of space for your message. I tested writing on the back when there was raised emblishment on the front, which I had some concern about, and no problemo.
To bring it all together and take it to the next level, I've added a nice shiny gem stone in the center. I have a stash of those ... doesn't everyone? To be honest, this was particularly exciting as I wasn't sure before that I'd ever have cause to use all of my gem collection. Note to self: it's okay now to get more!
So there we go ... total justification achieved for the foray into die cuts. Have gems, have card stock, have embroidery floss, Christmas papers and a big box of emblishments ... let's paper craft!
Keep crafting .. the world needs more magic ... and a little sparkle and glitter never goes amiss.