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"There was no face, merely a gaunt human skull staring out from beneath the towel." Happy Holidays!
December 20, 2010 12:57 PM   Subscribe

It's holiday time! Perhaps you'd like to add some DIY decoration to your gifts. Let's make some "Literary Leaf Gift Tags." Which book should you make them from? Oh, any old book will do—say, this one looks splendid. Et voila! Gift tags that are perfect for the literate aesthete, complete with mentions of "gaunt human skulls" and "slave labor camps."

And why not use the same paper to create name labels for your packages? I'm sure Mom & Jim, Nathan, Kennedy, and Carrie will love it!
posted by ocherdraco (8 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite

 
I like my coffee black, my women beautiful, and my content farm writers disgruntled.
posted by theodolite at 1:16 PM on December 20, 2010 [4 favorites]


Wouldn't it be easier to print the template directly on the book pages? I guess it'd be harder to artfully place the outlines, but it sure saves a big step.
posted by MrMoonPie at 1:18 PM on December 20, 2010


it'd be harder to artfully place the outlines

And given that the outlines were hardly artfully placed to begin with...
posted by ocherdraco at 1:22 PM on December 20, 2010


End of line: I followed the instructions perfectly to print these holiday free tags, one link short of the printable holiday tags, the website directed me to a nearly blank page stating these links are NOT compatable with MAC,This is a minor drawback using the Apple System instead of IBM System, but think of all the viruses this system has stopped as i jump around the internet with Warp Speed hour after hour.
posted by tustinrick at 1:44 PM on December 20, 2010


You know who else liked destroying books?

(The answer is under your Christmas tree.)
posted by Sys Rq at 3:47 PM on December 20, 2010 [1 favorite]


Sys Rq: You know who else liked destroying books?

(The answer is under your Christmas tree.)


Damn you, cat! Can't you leave the stuff I cherish alone?
posted by Kattullus at 3:55 PM on December 20, 2010 [3 favorites]


This made me laugh out loud! It has to be a joke, right? The author really didn't look at the words on his aesthetically pleasing tags? And really somewhere a store is getting people to pay $4 a piece for gift tags? That part is funny, too.
posted by Ranindaripley at 1:41 AM on December 21, 2010


The cheerful crafty discussion around these just makes it even better.
posted by doctornemo at 10:53 AM on December 21, 2010


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