Make sure the kids don't forget which drink is theirs with a name tag that fits right on their straw. Print our free printable PDF to keep your party personalized and stress-free. Complement the party's color scheme by purchasing striped straws in mint and red.
Provide make-your-own-ornament kits for each guest. Place craft supplies such as glue sticks, scissors, glitter, washi tape, pens and decorative paper in each box. These orange boxes can double as favors.
Put leftover paint chips to good use as cute and colorful gift tags. Use a Christmas-shaped die or punch to cut the chip into a shape you like then add the recipient's name with a stamp or permanent marker.
Outfit a large woven basket with wrapping paper, ribbon and name tags, then take it from room to room as needed, or simply leave it by the tree until it's time to start wrapping your next round of gifts.
Pair your custom straw name tags with a hot-chocolate alternative that's safe for the littlest partygoers. Instead of a hot drink, serve cold chocolate milk topped with whipped cream and red sprinkles. Keep an extra pitcher nearby to avoid having to make a fresh batch mid-party.
Let Mother Nature be your guide the next time you're setting the dining room table for guests. A large vase of tall, leafy branches, several floral arrangements in various sizes, colorful leaves as name-tag holders, plus apples and pumpkins combine for a gorgeous yet easy-to-achieve look for fall.
To keep with an underwater theme, Kate Landers suggests seashells as party favors. To personalize the seashells, she added name tags with velvet ribbon and put the shells in a bucket filled with sand. The seashells can be used as paperweights or simply as memorabilia. Photo by Open Shade Studios
For a more "manly" look for your gift bag, consider giving it a t-shirt look. Use a patterned card stock to create the shirt pocket. To finish off the look, add a tie made with natural hemp ribbon. To make the gift even more personalized, consider adding a name tag to the shirt pocket.
A gift tag tied around a candy cane becomes a place card as well as a treat for kids who eat all of their dinner. Write each child's name on a shipping tag with red permanent marker and layer over a large gift tag. Tie the tag onto a candy cane with ribbon and place on each slate next to a piece of chalk.
Rather than use wallpaper to achieve a patterned effect in this San Diego tea and juice bar, designer Corrine Maggio hired a graffiti artist to paint a black-and-charcoal design and tag the wall with the bar's name.
Use your favorite roasted coffee beans and put them in a into a burlap gift bag. Decorate with a simple gift tag with your friend's name on it and a piece of golden ribbon. It makes for a simple and savory gift.
Send guests home in style with neatly packaged "to-go" boxes. White bakers' boxes lined with parchment paper are the perfect containers for filling with each guests' loot from the day. Print and cut out these festive tags, hand-stamp guests' names and string onto red-and-white kitchen twine.