Christmas is right around the corner, which means that gift-wrapping season will be here before we know it.
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Instead of paying for all those gift tags, you need to add names to presents, why not print them this year instead?
If you have a printer at home and some cardstock paper or printable labels, you can print tons of free gift labels right from home.
You’ll save money buying your labels, and you can print as many free sheets as you want!
Plus, there are so many designs on the web to choose from that it’s virtually impossible not to find at least one set that matches your gift wrapping theme this year.
So, fire up the printer, make sure you have plenty of ink, and start printing!
Where to Find Free Printable Christmas Gift Tags
You can find many free printables for holiday gift labels on Pinterest and Google, but I rounded up 53 of my favorites for you to have at your fingertips.
With designs of all flavors, you’ll surely find one that fits your wrapping themes.
Plain Holiday Tags
Love flannel and plaid? Print off these tags, one of which even has a cow in a Santa hat (how could you not love that?).
Big Printable Gift Label
Do you have a big gift to give this year? This larger-than-usual tag is probably just the right size, and you’ll have plenty of room for names.
Simple Black and White Tags
Print these minimalistic gift tags to add to just about any Christmas wrapping.
Floral Christmas Initials
Put your recipients’ initials on their gifts with these holiday floral tags that don’t even require you to write names.
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Watercolor Holiday Wreath Tags
This tutorial shows you how to make a beautiful watercolor wreath, but if you don’t have time to paint individual wreaths, you can print the printable copy instead.
Colorable Gift Tags
This set comes in both colored and uncolored, so if you’re in the mood to break out your colored pencils, you can always color them in to match your gift wrap.
Mitten and Stocking Clip-Art Tags
These simple and fun tags are from Martha Stewart, and they come in Christmasy colors to match your gift wrap.
Pretty Tag Printables
The creator of these gift labels made them in a few color sets, like black and gold and pink and mint, so you can find the right one to match your gifts.
Polar Christmas Tags and Labels
These labels set the stage for cute polar animals to play all over your Christmas presents!
Wintry Holiday Tags
The subtle colors on these tags and simple images are perfect for whimsical holiday wrapping.
Patterned Ornament Gift Tags
These simple and fun ornament tags will brighten up any gift.
Pink and Green Holiday Labels
Try these feminine pink and green labels to spruce up your packages for a special recipient.
Print off these tags shaped like traditional ornaments to create unique cards and gifts for Christmas.
Vintage Red Christmas Truck Tags
These labels feature the iconic vintage red Christmas truck on them.
These eye-catching labels look just like miniature chalkboards when printed!
Buffalo Check Christmas Gift Labels
These minimalistic tags are mostly black and white, with a little bit of buffalo plaid on the bottom.
Woodland Christmas Gift Tags and Labels
These adorable tags come complete with cute little woodland animals for a more rustic Christmas feel.
Mish-Mosh of Holiday Tags
This page has several sets of holiday labels you can print and use to finish off your presents.
These tags add a little bit of flowery love to your Christmas gifts with subtle colors and designs.
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Pom-Pom Wreath Tags
Use this template to print off the base of the wreaths. Then, break out the glitter and mini pom-poms to make them sparkle on every gift.
Simple Christmas Tree Gift Tags
These Martha Stewart Christmas tree gift tags are bright and bold, which are perfect for a modern Christmas look.
Labels for Handmade Gifts
If you handmade all your gifts this year, use these labels to show off your skills.
Glittery Christmas Labels
Got some glittery packages? Add some glittery labels to them!
These will be quite a sight under the tree on Christmas morning.
Vintage Christmas Tags
I love these vintage Christmas tags that give you that wonderful nostalgic feeling of the holidays.
Hilarious Gift Tags
Recipients with a sense of humor will love to get a gift with one of these labels on them.
Print ones that have witty sayings, like “I wanted to give you the world, but I could afford this.”
More Funny Present Labels
Here’s another set of funny labels with sayings, like “At least I didn’t get you a gift card.”
Patterned Noel Gift Tags
This set of gift labels come in three color palettes, so you can choose the one that matches your wrapping the best.
Reindeer and Lights
These minimalistic round tags are excellent for adding to simple gift wraps.
Red Speech Bubble Gift Tags
Say what you want with these simple speech bubble gift tags.
Color Your Own Tags
You can have the kids help you decorate these black and white labels with crayons, markers, or colored pencils.
Cute Animal Gift Tags
This is another Martha Stewart creation I love! You can print these off and then fold them to have both the front and back of the dog and polar bear.
Green and Gold Christmas Labels
These green and gold tree and snowflake labels are super holiday-ish and simple.
Merry & Bright Gift Tags
These super unique tags use geometric shapes to create trees and reindeer imagery.
Modern Retro Gift Tags
There are several sets of gift labels on this page, but I really love the Modern Retro tags with a silver and red color palette!
18 Printable Gift Labels
This webpage has three different sets of matching labels for you to add to packages.
Rustic Gift Tags
If you like going simple and rustic with your gift wrapping, choose these beautiful gift tags to complement them.
Winter Wonderland Snowflakes
Print off this set for free and use a circular punch or scissors to trim around them.
Santa Suit Gift Tags
These merry present labels feature Santa’s jolly suit, so they’re a perfect option for kids’ presents.
Woodland Critter Labels
Here’s another set of wintery woodland critter labels for your recipients to adore.
This set of tags has Christmas written all over them with an adorable penguin, falling snowflakes, and more.
Unique Feather Labels
The idea of using shapes you don’t see much for present labels, like these feather-shaped tags, is perfect for adding some flare to your gifts.
Monogram Gift Tags
These sweet gift tags are great for personalizing your gifts. The set includes one of every letter, so you’ll have a tag for every recipient.
Patterned Christmas Trees
This template comes with a spot for a string to punch out on each tag, so you can weave them onto ribbon or string to decorate packages.
Colorful Christmas Gift Tags
This set has both plain black and brightly covered gift tags with cute Christmasy images of Santa, a snowman, a reindeer, a penguin, and a stocking.
Cozy Tag Collection
Get 10 different labels in this printable set, from a cute polar bear face to a warm cup of holly jolly hot chocolate.
Buffalo Plaid Merry Christmas
Find the signature red and black plaid on these rustic gift tags.
Bold Gift Tags
These bright pink, purple, and teal tags are just right for adding some sparkle and flare to each gift under the tree.
Smiley Snowmen Gift Tags
No one can resist the smiling face of a cute snowman! Stick these free tags on your gifts and you’re sure to have some happy recipients.
Black and White Gift Tags
Going bold with your gift-wrapping or staying subtle? Either way, these black and white gift tags will look great on your gifts.
LEGO Gift Tags
Do you have some kids in your life who love LEGO?
Wrap up their gifts and put these labels on.
They come in both LEGO Classic and LEGO Friends varieties.
Illustrated Holiday Tags
These whimsical illustrated tags are just right for kids’ presents under the tree.
Naughty or Nice?
This set includes labels with holiday sayings, like “Naughty or Nice?” and “No Peeking Til Christmas.”
Modern Glam Tags
Simple silver and gold tags make for beautiful additions to all your wrapped gifts.
How Do I Print and Use Gift Tag Templates?
The best way to find out how you should print each set of gift tag templates you want is to check the instructions on the website you get them from.
In most cases, there will be a few sentences describing the best way to download and print them off.
Some labels may do best with certain kinds of paper and cutting techniques, so reading those instructions can help ensure that your labels turn out just like you want them to.
However, not all websites have instructions for their labels, so I’m going to outline the general instructions to follow when printing free present labels:
- Put cardstock paper in your printer. It’s thicker than regular paper, making it durable and allowing colors to show up well instead of bleed through.
- If necessary, tell your printer what kind of paper you added. You can change this in the settings on your printer, and helps you printer know how it should print your labels.
- Download the template you want to use.
- Open that file and click Print on your computer.
- Make sure the print preview looks good (play with the settings if needed) and click Print.
- Once printed, you can use scissors or paper cutters to cut out your designs.
Some label templates will use standard label sizes, like address labels. The website should tell you if that’s the case.
If so, add sheets of labels in that size instead of cardstock, and your present tags will automatically be sticky!
Save Money by Printing Free Christmas Gift Tags
Printing Christmas labels for free has become something I love to do each holiday season.
I’ve done it now for the past three years, and I feel like it gives my gifts a touch more personalization than store-bought gift tags.
Have you tried printing your own tags yet? If so, how do you like it?
Leave us a comment below along with any websites you enjoy using to find free gift tags, or any specific set of free gift labels you found and really loved.
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