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Create Gift Tags with Avery® Product Tags

Why use the same old labels or gift tags this year? You can create your own using Avery® Product Tags with Avery Design & Print Online. The great range of 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.

Step 1: Open Avery Design and Print Online

Visit Create your own gift tags by following these instructions, then you can create matching address labels, parcel labels, menus and place cards!

Step 2: Choose Your Avery Product in Design & Print Online

Avery printable products have a software code on the pack, which is used to find the template in our software. In this example we will be using C32300. Enter this code into Enter Product Number box. Click on Next. You can then choose to design your tags in landscape or portrait format.

Step 3: Edit Your Text

When the Design 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.
You can add as much text as you need on your tag.  You can also move the text boxes anywhere on the tag - remember to avoid text around the green circle - as this denotes where the hole will be for attaching the tag with the string.

Step 4: Add and Position Your Image

If you choose a pre-designed tag, you can move the existing image, simply click with your mouse and move it to the desired position. You can also resize your image to suit your product by clicking on the image and using your mouse to move the corners to increase or decrease the size. To rotate your image, click on it and use the green circle to rotate the image.
You can also add your own images or your own photo's from your computer by using the Image menu on the left hand side.

Step 5: Preview and Print Your Gift Tags

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.

It is possible to print on both sides of these tags, but be careful - when you flip the sheet for printing on the back the top left tag will not be in the same place, it will become the bottom left tag on the sheet.  Double check that you don't end up with text facing different directions on the front and back!!

Step 6: Save Your Design for Future Use

To save your design in an Avery Design & Print Online format that you can edit in the future, 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 design. You can then edit your existing Design & Print Online file and quickly adapt it to become a birthday gift tag instead!
Alternatively you can create an online account and save your design online.  This will mean that you can access it from any computer in the future.

Step 7: Apply Your Design to Other Products

A great feature of Avery Design and Print Online is that you can apply a design to another product.  Once you have saved your gift tag design you can click on the purple button Apply Design to Another Product.  You will now be taken back to the Select Product screen - simply return to step 3 in this article and repeat the process to complete your gift labels, address labels or Christmas/Birthday cards - the options are endless.


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