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Clementine-printed gift tags

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Got leftover clementines or oranges? Use them to create bespoke Christmas name tags – they’re a beautiful and thoughtful addition to a festive gift

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Ingredients

  • 1 clementine, orange or other citrus fruit
  • paint brush
  • acrylic paint
  • card
  • hole punch
  • string or ribbon
  • felt tip or permanent marker
  • stencil (optional)

Method

  • STEP 1

    Cut the clementine in half and leave it to dry out overnight.

  • STEP 2

    Paint a thin layer of acrylic paint over the top of the cut-side of the fruit. Press the painted side onto the card, repeating until the sheet of card is filled with prints – you may have to reapply the paint. Leave to dry completely.

  • STEP 3

    Cut the card into rectangles around the clementine prints. Hole-punch the top of each rectangle and tie a 15cm piece of ribbon or string through each hole.

  • STEP 4

    Write the recipient’s name across the print using a felt tip pen or marker, and stencil, if you like.

Tip

Use different coloured paints and card to create unique designs.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, Christmas 2020

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