I made this cute little tag book from a similar one I saw in a papercrafting magazine a few years ago. Might have been called Tags? I can’t remember. Very simple and quick and easy. I used 14 tags, 1 for each month, 1 for the front cover and 1 for the back cover. Sorted through and found patterned papers that were all coordinated by color. This could also be done by theme. For this one, Danielle’s favorite color is green, so I pulled out all the scraps of my green patterned papers, of which there were few so I had to pull out some that weren’t scraps also.
I used my Xyron 250 and ran all the tags through on one side first, glued them to the patterned paper, and cut them all out. Then ran them all through the Xyron again to cover the other side of the tags. Again, glued them down to the patterned papers and cut around them all. I used some green ribbon and attached to the edge of each tag by just folding it around the tag and stapling it. Then I stamped the month on the twill in black. After Danielle gave me her important dates she wanted to remember, I typed them up in Word and printed them out for each month in small squares and then used Glue Dots to adhere them to the front of the each tag. I inked the edges of all the tags front and back with green ink. Lastly I used a hole punch to punch through the patterned papers at the top of each tag where there already WAS a hole before I covered them, put all the tags in order on a green book ring (got at Walmart) and added some green ribbons to the book ring.
Now Danielle can hang this up somewhere in her dorm room and be reminded when she needs to send a birthday card to someone. These would make cute little Christmas gifts for people if you used plain white paper squares and they could write their own dates on them.
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