|I started with these plain wooden doorhangers from Michaels (I think they were $1-ish each?)|
|Then I coated each one with a little acryllic magic. Like my fancy high-tech way of keeping them propped up while they dry?|
|The finished gift tags!|
I got an email asking about Santa presents and stocking stuffers, since I didn’t address that in the original post, so I’ll explain that now.
These five items — want, need, play with, read, and jammies — are all from me and Darling Husband. Stocking stuffers are extra (but are mostly useful things like bubble bath, toothbrushes, toothpaste, etc. along with some candy, of course — and puffs for Baby C).
When the kids write their letter to Santa, they get to ask him for one item. I’m not sure why I feel adament about this, but I do. I guess it’s a combinatin of not liking the idea of them writing out long, greedy lists, and also because it will make for less of a weird transition whenever they no longer believe in Santa. They’ll know that their “main” gifts are always from Mom and Dad, and they’ll continue to get a Santa gift, but that gift isn’t the star of the show, you know?
Stay tuned for a list of what the kiddies are getting for Christmas this year. I’m always curious if we seem to be over/under-doing it, compared to what other families do.
How does your family determine which gifts are from Santa, and how many they get?