Friday, November 25, 2011

free Tag / Label Round up: printables, templates, & tutorials

I thought I'd share these today, just in case, like me, you've caught the
Black Friday bug, but are trying to avoid shopping, and yet...
you still have a hankering for just a little something new & exciting.

Here are over 100 free tags
or goodies to make 'em with

I'll add to the list as I find new ones, Enjoy! :o)

Over100 tags collage

The majority of these links will take you to free downloads for:
tags, labels, printables, or templates.

Please note:
To download these, visit each project's post.
These blogger photos are samples & not the true downloads.
Please do have a peek at the terms of use, if you use them.

Click the links or the Photos
to visit the creators

(newest additions are at the top)

All occasion tag printables from Sam at ElephantShoe:

Sweet Simple tags - Love VS. Design:

Holiday tags from Eat Drink Chic

Humblearts Holiday Gift Tags by Heather:

Stitched Mitten Tag by Neal via Design*Sponge

from Emily at The Black Apple:

Tags by Julia Rothman via Design*Sponge:

Long tags with any short tag punch (video by Lisa):

Wrap around Mailing label
or foldable tag?

Bird tags from Creature Comforts:

Simple tag template -

Scandinavian style tag tutorial:

Polka Dot tag (M.S.)

Felt Ornament Tag idea & template:

More ornament template styles, here:

Or this Star template:

Or these Ornament templates:

These ornaments would make the loveliest tags
(from Livy @ A Field Journal):

Or the shapes from this garland template (also from Livy):

Mittens & Stockings:

Yarn Gift Tags - A Little Hut (video tutorial):

Another great tag video from A Little Hut:

Tags/Labels by Amy:

Mr & Mrs Claus tag idea by Missy

Simple Monogram Tags

Tags from Lori:

Round Monogram Labels
(or they could easily be tags)

Tag template from Martha Stewart:

A Nice Package tags from Amy

Huge round-up -135 artist made tags from Francie

Printable tags from Mushy:

These Popsicle printables would make adorable tags:

And how about Mustache or Lip-print shaped tags?
(Designed by the Paper Dolls shop):

Tags using Sizzix die as Stencil by Julie Fei-Fan Balzer:

5 step tag by Julie:

Julie's Chevron tags:

and Julie's Holiday tags post (with videos):

Doodle tag download from Jen & a tutorial:

These alphabet cards from The Handmade Home would make adorable tags:

Tim Holtz 12 tags of Christmas 2010 - tutorials:
(see his left hand side bar for 3 other years)

Ice Cream tags - Eat Drink Chic:

a family of tags Eat Drink Chic (set of 4)

Hanky Love Letters would make lovely tags (folded or not):

Art printables that would make lovely tags:

free Flower images for tags (pictures are linked individually)
& &

This luggage tag would make a fab tag & gift all in one:
(sewing tutorial from Design*Sponge)

Liberty pattern would make nice tags:

from Fabulous Adventures of List Girl:

Reusable tags from Oil Cloth tutorial by Kelly:

Pretty Handy Girl's Chalkboard gift tag tutorial:

Mamalade Moon tags:
DIY gift wrap idea posts - creature comforts:

Vintage tags from Sweet Jessie:
Bow tie candy wrapper? Or ultra cute tag?

From PoppyTalk:

Tags from Sew Mama Sew:

Fabric gift tag tutorial - Creature Comforts:

Notion creative:

More Creature Comforts freebies:

from Studio Morran:

Gifted magazine has 8 pages of gorgeous tags by various artists:

Paper button gift embellishments or garland -Creature Comforts:

Daisy Jane downloads:

From heysusy

Whisker Graphics tags:

From Natascha Rosenberg.
Amy Butler - paper project PDF tutorials:

Miss Pickles Press tags:

Tags from Domestifluff:
in pink:in red:

The Graphics Fairy:

from Haciendo el Indio

Tags from Lovely Design:

DIY chalkboard tag tutorial - Oh the Lovely Things:

Paper Crave:

A Fanciful Twist - Holiday & Handmade tags:

A Fanciful Twist - garden tags:

From Kitty Genius:

Cheeky Magpie Christmas Postcard:

Far Far Hill Christmas labels:

From Doodles Scribbles:

Design House Digital free paper & elements set:

Fab templates for ornaments:

Dianne Rigdon design tags-via Two Peas

Wood Type Printables from Ellinée:

Tags from Miss Cutiepie:

And last, but not least,
Happy Thanksgiving to my American friends!

I'm Thankful for:
My fabulous friends & family (who are love personified).
All the incredibly talented people in the world who share their ideas.
And, of course-of course: I'm thankful for YOU!

Hope you can use these tag ideas,

P.S. If you have a favourite please share a link with us?


Hannelie said...


Hannelie said...

a Favourite of mine with lots of tags and gift wrapping paper which I'd like to share!

Deborah Stauch said...


Thank you SO much! Haven't even looked at most of them but I know they'll be great. Black Friday, Smiday. Who needs it! You are such a generous soul. Thanks again for your enthusiatic spirit and kindness!

Margie said...

This is a marvellous collection Mel- thanks so much. I'll enjoy going through these and making tags. A great way to use up a lot of lovely scraps of paper and materials that I can't bear to throw away. :)

Just for Joy said...

WOW!! Thanks for sharing!!

Dawn said...

oh, you're such an enabler! LOL
thanks and sending hugs!

CBH said...

Thank you so much for this post. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in CBH Digital Scrapbooking Freebies, under the Page 3 post on Nov. 25, 2011. Thanks again.

Anonymous said...

thank you so much love christine in italy xx

Glennis F said...

Thanks so much Mel - some great tags there

Noreen said...

Thanks, Mel, that ought to keep us busy until Christmas!

Stephenie said...

Thank you so much! Found some cuties!!

Kelley said...

WOW! You went to a ton of work to list these for us! Thank you for doing it. I'll now be spending the rest of day looking at all of them. :D

Lydia said...

thanks for sharing. Love your website with all the adorable hints.
Do you know the site with Lisa Vollrath's freebies? There are tags, too. Hugs from Germany.

Ruth S said...

OMG - tag-tastic! Thanks so much for this collection... so useful ;)

Eni said...

Amazing Collection!
Thanks so much for sharing it!
a really big Thank you!

Merian Candioli said...

Oh my... dear, you simply rocks... thanks to care about, and share that with us. Be blessed.

Foxycrafts said...

Oh my goodness!!! These are great!!! Thanks so much.

Just off to trawl my way through them all. One happy bunny!!! LOL

Love Joan xx

Unknown said...

Thanks for all of the links! This is fabulous!

Judy said...

WOW! What an incredible collection of ideas you have pulled together Mel. Thank you for all of your effort and the fact that you were willing to share. Your generosity and kindness is very much appreciated.

sunghee said...

oh wow mel!!! you rock! Thank you so much for this!

Lexi said...

LOVE this ... such a great post!
Lexi xx
Glitter Weddings

alexandra s.m. said...

Thank you so much for this post Mel!
All the Best to you~

Sue said...

These are stunning thank you sooooooooooo much for shareing Luv Sue x

Scrapper Myra said...

Wow... So many tags... Thanks for the inspiration...
Great source to get inspire, scraplift, print freebies... thank you thank you...
I made one recently here:

Hope you like it.

Diane's Place said...

thanks for the links! So many to choose from!

Patricia said...

thunsed thanks for this gorgeous work...

Henriëtte said...

Wow, this is great. Thanks!

Unknown said...

Oh my gosh! Thank you, thank you for this awesome list. You rock!

Anonymous said...

Thanks so much for gathering all of these holiday tags together. muchly appreciated. Janet L

Addii said...

Thank you SO much

mia said...

oh~this is a fabulous and alot of work! thank-you!
and we're neighbors~I'm just down the road in sunny (today anyway!) Coquitlam!

Anonymous said...

Wow! Wow! Wow! Thank you SO very much for sharing these. I like them all and it will be hard to choose which ones to choose this season.

Erum Tasneem said...

wohooo so many links!!! thanks Santa! :)

Vicky Gould said...

Oh my gosh! You rock! You gotta be the #1 winner for freebies! TFS!

Marcia Kamano said...

Thank you!
Márcia of Brazil

KAT said...

These are fantastic! Thanks for doing all the work and putting these into one place! Merry Christmas to you!

Helene said...

THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!! I had such a great time downloading my favorites and looking forward to printing and using a whole bunch.

Cindy Lietz, Polymer Clay Tutor said...

Holy cow! If a person can't find a tag they like in this awesome collection, then they just aren't very cool at all! ;-)

Anonymous said...

Found your blog via Apartment Therapy. What a gorgeous round-up of printables!

Anonymous said...

What a wonderful resource post!! Thank you so very much! Would you mind if I shared this post with a link back to you for my readers?

romantic birthday ideas said...

wow! Thanks for the lovely printables. This blog is the best.

Nelly said...

I'm from the Netherlands and I love your site. Thanks for these wonderful tags.

Katie said...

Thank you so much !
I have a favorite :

all free stuff for the scrapbooking and card markers...

mamuska said...

I have never seen so much lovely tags!! Unbelievable!! Thanks so much for sharing them with us. I specially like the dresses, you would not think of having an apron one? Anyway you make my day

phyllis said...

Wow, you have done a great job of finding goodies for us. I know first hand it was hours and hours of work to compile all this. Thank-you for all your work. I wanted to let you know, your site was featured today in my wedding blog as well as Eat Drink Chic template. Stop by to see how I suggest brides might use this.
thanx again

Satomi From Italy said...

quanto adoro questa ragazza!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! <3

Kwee Susanti said...

WOW!!! Thanks a lot Mel! There are only a few of kindhearted designers like you. Thank u SO much. Greeting from Indonesia :)

Unknown said...

O my!! your such a blessing to me thank you so much, for sharing.

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Anonymous said...

Thanks for sharing !!! Frédérique ac

Unknown said...

oh my goodness! i love your compilation of free downloads. looking forward to another collection :D thanks so much!

Cikyam said...

Thanks for sharing...(^_^)