Gears Gift Tag

Gears Gift Tag

What You'll Need:

Medium Wood Tag
Metallic Gold Paper
Metallic Silver Paper
Metallic Bronze Paper
Cuttlebug Machine
Gears Die Cuts
Steam Punk Embossing Folder
Sanding Block
Ink Pads
Foam Adhesive Dots
Tombo Glue
Paper Punch
Emboss/Die Cut Machine

Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Approximate Time: 2 Hours

How to Make a Gears Gift Tag

Our gears started turning as soon as we saw this plain wooden tag! This trendy, distressed Gears Gift Tag is full of steampunk style and makes the perfect finishing touch on wrapped present. 
  • 1 Remove cord

    Remove the jute cord and set aside.

  • 2 Cut paper

    Cut the gold metallic paper to fit tag.

  • 3 Corrugate & hole punch paper

    Run the paper through the corrugator. Position the paper on the tag and mark the hole at the top of the tag. Remove paper and punch hole.

  • 4 Glue paper on tag

    Glue paper onto wood tag. Sand along the surface and edges, then ink.

  • 5 Die cut gears

    Die cut two sets of each gear using all three metallic papers.

  • 6 Emboss, sand & ink gears

    Arrange several of the gears into an embossing folder and run it through the embossing machine. Sand and ink the gears.

  • 7 Position & glue gears

    Position the gears onto the tag, overlapping them and adding foam dots randomly to the back to create dimension. Glue the gears in place.

  • 8 Restring jute

    Restring the jute cord onto the tag and knot the ends.