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Create Gift Tags with Avery® Christmas Designs and Business Cards!

Why use the same old Christmas labels or tags this year? You can create your own using Avery® Quick & Clean™ Business Cards, and the Christmas designs for Avery Design & Print Online. The great range of Christmas designs allows you to add your personal touch to presents for family and friends. Here is a step by step guide to making memorable gift tags.

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Step 1: Open the Christmas Design Page

Instructions: Visit or You’ll see the range of Christmas designs available, which you can use on any Avery product. You can create matching mailing labels, parcel labels, gift tags, menus and place cards!

Step 2: Pick Your Favourite Design

Instructions: Click on your favourite design. Avery Design & Print Online will open, ready for you to select the Avery product you’d like to design.

Step 3: Choose Your Business Card in Design & Print Online

Instructions: Avery printable products have a software code on the pack, which is used to find the template in our software. Take a look at your box of Avery Business Cards for the software code. For example you will be looking for a number like C32016 or C32096. Enter this code into Enter your Product Number here box. Click on Next.

Step 4: Select How You'd Like to Edit Your Design

Instructions: The Edit Options screen will ask "How would you like to start editing your design?”. Select Edit on Design Screen. The Customise screen will open with your Christmas template visible.

Step 5: Edit Your Text

Instructions: When the Customise screen opens you will see the sample text already written on the template. To change this text, highlight and type over it with your information. If you want to add extra text click on Text (it's on the left hand side of the screen), and then New Text. Type over the dummy text that appears in the text box. To change the font colour or size click on Text and use the formatting options available.

Step 6: Position Your Christmas Image

Instructions: To move the Christmas image, click with your mouse and move it to the desired position. You can also resize your Christmas image to suit your product by clicking on the image and using your mouse to move the corners to increase or decrease the size.

Step 7: Preview and Print Your Gift Tags

Instructions: When you have finished designing your gift tag, click on Preview & Print (in the top right hand corner). You will see a preview of your project. If you're happy with your project, click on Print. Design & Print Online will create an Adobe® Acrobat® PDF version of your project. Print from Adobe Reader® as normal, ensuring that your Page Size is set to A4 and Page Scaling is set to None.

Step 8: Save Your Christmas Design for Future Use

Instructions: To save your Christmas design in the Adobe PDF format for future printing, click on Save in Adobe Reader and save it to your computer.

To save your Christmas design in an Avery Design & Print Online format that you can edit in the future, return to the Design & Print Online window and click on Save at the top of the screen. Save your file to your computer. You can open Design & Print Online at a later date and select the Load Project button to open your Christmas design. You can then edit your existing Design & Print Online file.

Step 9: Finish Your Gift Tags

Instructions: Now it's time to finish your gift tags! You can use a hole puncher to create a hole, then thread Christmas ribbon through, and tie it to the gift. Have fun!

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