DIY: Chalkcloth Gift Tags

There’s nothing like giving a gift with a personal touch that really shows you care. Whether it’s for Christmas, a birthday, Mother’s Day, or any other special event, you want to add something unique and handmade to your gift. This DIY is super easy, fun, and you can do it with the kids. These tags can also be made into a badge or a customized necklace.


  • 1/4 yard chalkcloth (find it here or use scraps from this project)
  • scissors
  • sharpie
  • hole Punch
  • chalk
  • pinking shears (not pictured)

DIY Chalkcloth Gift Tags Materials


Step 1: Using any round household item (I used a ramekin), trace a circle with the sharpie onto the chalkcloth.

DIY Chalkcloth Gift Tags - Step 1

Step 2: Using your pinking shears, cut out the circle.

DIY Chalkcloth Gift Tags - Step 2

Step 3: Punch a hole in the cloth circle about 1/4 an inch from the top

DIY Chalkcloth Gift Tags - Step 3

Step 4: Go over your entire piece with the chalk by scraping the entire surface with the side of the chalk. Wipe clean.

DIY Chalkcloth Gift Tags - Step 4

Step 5: Embellish however you desire! The good news? If you mess up, you get to try again, so in decorating these adorable gift tags!

DIY Chalkcloth Gift Tags - Step 5

Step 6: Thread a piece of twine through the hole and tie the end together to make a loop. Attach to your gift! These can also be used a badges or as necklaces. Use your imagination!

DIY Chalkcloth Gift Tags - Step 6

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