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Cookie Cutters: Not Just For Cookies Anymore! Post # 21: Package Decoration & Name Tags

Cookie Cutters:  Not Just For Cookies Anymore! Post # 21:  Package Decoration & Name Tags

This is a great way to add a little finishing touch to a last-minute gift.  Tie a mini cookie cutter and tags to a jar of cookie mix or to a bag of cookies.  Add a wooden baking utensil, set of measuring spoons, oven mitt, etc. and your family recipe for the item (even if it’s Duncan Hines!).

This is a great way for the kids to have a hand in decorating gifts for their grandparents, aunts, etc.

Simply by varying the cutters you can adopt this project to any season.


  • Cardstock
  • Craft foam or cardstock scraps
  • Ribbon or trim
  • Mini cookie cutters, wooden spoons, measuring cups, other baking utensils


Also needed

  • Scissors
  • Markers, colors, etc.
  • Pen
  • Cookie cutters



Photo 1: Assemble supplies.









Photo 2: Trace cutter shapes. For the example I used two related shapes to create tags.









Photo 3: Cut out shapes and decorate with markers, colors, foam, paper, etc. Punch hole in top of shapes.










Photo 4: Tie a ribbon on a mini cutter.









Photo 5: Tie cutter on a gift bag.

Photo 6: Thread cookie cutter shapes onto ribbon ends and tie off.


  • To make the package decoration into a name tag write the “to” and “from” on one of the tags.
  • Tie the package decoration to a package bow.  Stick the bow atop a wrapped present to serve as a name tag and a package decoration.
  • Or tie a wrapped present with raffia and then tie the package decoration to the package with the ends of the raffia and make a shoestring bow (my personal favorite).

Thank you for reading my post. I hope you enjoyed the tutorial.  If you have any questions or something is not clear, please let me know so that I can improve the tutorial.   

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Thanks again.  

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6 thoughts on “Cookie Cutters: Not Just For Cookies Anymore! Post # 21: Package Decoration & Name Tags

  1. invadingnola on said:

    these are really cute..

  2. So cute!
    I just wanted to remind you in case you haven’t done it yet, if you’d like to keep following my blog at it’s new url, I’ll need you to resubscribe. I hope you do! 🙂 Here’s the link including the info on the giveaway: http://www.becauseithinkican.com/2012/02/28/today-is-switch-day-win-a-giveaway/
    Thanks!!! Leanne @ Because (I think) I Can

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