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Making Christmas Tags From Wood
Prep Time1 hr
Active Time1 hr


  • Table/miter saw
  • Stencil Brush
  • 220 grit sanding sponge
  • Chalk Paint/White craft paint
  • Grain sac stencil
  • Gray craft paint/paint of your choice
  • Stainless steel washers
  • Peroxide
  • Table salt
  • White vinegar
  • Wood
  • Plastic cup
  • Mod Podge
  • Sponge brush for Mod podge
  • Small chip brush
  • Drill
  • String


  • 1 piece poplar wood
  • 1 package stainless steel washers
  • 1 220 grit sanding sponge
  • 1 small chip brush
  • 1 sheet card stock


Step 1
Cut wood in the shape of a tag angling the topedges as shown above in my post
Step 2
Drill the hole on top of eacxh tags as shown in my post to slip the string inside
Step 3
Sand Edges of tags
Step 4
Paint the tags white
Step 5
Stencil with color of your choice on the grain sac stencil
Step 6
Lightly sand the stencil with your sanding sponge
Step 7
Add washers to a cup with a bit of table salt, white vinegar and peroxide.  Let soak overnight exposed to the air
Step 8
Print your graphics out on cardstock and Mod Podge to the tags
Step 9
Apply clear and dark wax.  Rub with a lint free cloth
Step 10
Glue the rusted washer over the hole on the tope of each tag with E6000 
Step 10
Add string to the tags for hanging and displaying