Bottle Cap Christmas Tag

Don't be shy this holiday season -- proclaim your sentiments boldly and with style! The trendy tag doubles as an ornament too giving you two gifts in one.

Completion time – 1 hour

Designer – Mary Lynn Maloney

Materials

STYROFOAM Brand Foam
  • Star, 4" x 1/2"
Other Materials
  • Metallic Silver Leafing Pen
  • Red/green scrapbook papers: stripes; square dots
  • Green card stock
  • "Tis the Season" bottle cap
  • Red satin ribbon, 1/8" x 1/4 yd.

Tools

  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Compass
  • Hole punches: 1/4"; 3/4"
  • Scissors
  • Craft knife
  • Adhesives: craft-foam glue; embellishing glue; glu
  • Optional: Paper trimmer

Instructions

  • 1. Follow paint pen manufacturer's instructions to color edges of foam star; let dry completely.

  • 2. Trace star onto back of dot paper and cut out. Use craft-foam glue to adhere paper to front of foam star. Lightly color paper edges with paint pen; let dry.

  • 3. Use embellishing glue to adhere bottle cap to center of star; set aside to dry.

  • 4. Use compass to draw 5-1/2" circle onto card stock; cut out.

  • 5. Measure and cut one 6" long striped-paper strip in each of the following widths: 3/8"; 1/4"; 5/8". Use glue stick toad here strips to circle; refer to photo for placement. Trim excess, following curved edges.

  • 6. Punch one 3/4" circle from striped paper; glue to card stock above largest strip. Punch 1/4" hole through center of 3/4" circle. Loop ribbon through punched hole; knot ends.

  • 7. Use craft-foam glue to adhere star to center of circle.