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Printable Christmas Treat Bag Toppers

“Turn your homemade goodies into treats worthy of gift giving with FREE printable cello bag toppers.”

Giving homemade gifts from your kitchen are a heartfelt way to show others that you care. A lot of love and hard work that goes into making these treats, why give them away on a paper plate or zip-loc bag? Gift packaging makes the first impression! Present your cookies, chocolate bark or granola in holiday themed crystal clear food-safe cello bags to give a sneak peek of whats inside. Top each bag with a personalized treat bag topper for the finishing touch.

Treat Bag Toppers to Print

Homemade treats or candy are great for gift giving during the holidays. Fill a bag with goodies and finish off with a bag topper for an instant gift.

We’ve created DIY printable bag toppers to match our most popular holiday cello designs in 3 template sizes (favor, small & medium). Simply print, cut-out, fold & attach to the tops of cello bags using double-stick tape or staples.

DIY Treat Bag Topper

Click here to download FREE printable PDF treat bag toppers.

Here are some of our favorite ideas for homemade edible holiday gifts that work well for filled cellophane bags:

  • Homemade Granola
  • Spicy Asian Snack Mix
  • Whoopie Pies (chocolate filled with peppermint)
  • Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Rods (always a classic)
  • Gingerbread People (or try other shapes, like reindeer)
  • Chocolate Bark
  • Biscotti (great for coffee lovers)
  • Peanut Brittle or Toffee
  • Fudge or Caramels
  • Roasted Nuts (sweet or savory, or a combo of both)
  • Almond Roca
  • Cake Pops (the new trend in sweet treats)
  • Sugar Cookies (another classic)
  • Dog Treats (don’t forget your furry friends)

Packaged treats from your kitchen are perfect for hostess gifts, co-workers, classmates, friends and family. Don’t leave out others like your hair stylist, running or workout buddy, mail deliverer or your child’s teachers. Little packages of homemade goodness make festive stocking stuffers and also work well as party favors for weddings, bridal/baby showers & events.

What kind of homemade goods do you like to create for the holidays? Tell us in the comments below.

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Make Thanksgiving Day Family Photo Day

“With the family together, Thanksgiving is the perfect day to cross “take family holiday photo” off your holiday to-do list!”

Thanksgiving makes a great time to get the family together for a group picture. Include all family members or choose to just do a photograph of the kids or family pet. Either way, the harvest scenery makes a great seasonal photo!

Once we turn the calendar to December, every free moment is spent Christmas shopping, wrapping presents, decorating & baking cookies for those countless cookie swaps. Don’t forget all of the holiday party obligations & white elephant gift exchanges! With the flurry of activity in the month of December, it is no surprise that many families choose to take their family photo on Thanksgiving day.

Make it your family’s annual tradition and take your holiday pictures this year on Thanksgiving. Do your own photo shoot (indoors or out) with an inexpensive tripod if you wish to also be in the picture. If you’d rather leave this task to a professional, book an appointment with a photographer for sometime at the end of November. Many photographers will come to your home or an outdoor setting (like a park) making your photos a personal reflection of your family’s style. If you like the polished look of studio style photography, go to a portrait studio where they have many options for backdrops & seasonal props.

Use your Thanksgiving picture as your Christmas card this year.

Once you have the perfect picture, why not use it as your Christmas card? Personalized photo greeting cards are becoming increasingly popular because they are affordable & easy to create. Simply make prints at a photo processing center (Target, Walgreens, Ritz Camera or your favorite locally owned camera shop) and slide those photos into paper frame cards. You can also have your photo printed directly onto the cards or use your own photo card templates to print at home. Whichever method you choose, Christmas greeting cards made from your Thanksgiving photos are a creative & personal choice this holiday season.

Products featured in this post Bronze Metallic Lustre Photo Insert Card and Merry Christmas Holly Photo Insert Card.

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Santa Visit Photo Holders

Helping you make the most of your Santa photo events with custom paper picture frames.

The Christmas season seems to start earlier each year. Love it or hate it, Christmas is a part of our culture and a holiday that many people look forward to. Every November Santa begins making his appearance at malls, stores, town squares, tree lighting ceremonies & holiday parties. He even shows up at restaurants for special “Breakfast with Santa” events which attracts the whole family for a morning of food & festivities.

All of these Santa events share one thing in common, photos.

It is no surprise that many people make it a family tradition to visit Mr. Claus and his elves for their holiday picture. His image is iconic, and having that special photo of the kids on Santa’s lap is priceless.

A photo folder imprinted with your logo or name makes a great frame for Santa picture souvenirs.

These events draw hundreds, even thousands of people to buinesses Nationwide, making this an excellent opportunity to connect with customers during the holiday season.

Some businesses chose to offer the holiday photos as a complimentary service to their customers. Other venues may charge for a printed photo, often times donating the proceeds to a local food pantry or charity in the spirit of the season. In fact, photos with Santa have become a popular fundraiser activity for many organizations.

Either way, presenting the photographs in an inexpensive paper or cardboard photo frame not only protects the photos from fingerprints & damage, but it’s also a great way to market your business or event.

There are two main styles of photo holders:

  • Event Photo Frames – These look much like your traditional picture frame, often with an easel back, making it a cinch to prop up the picture on a flat surface. Optional personalization can go on the window border or the back of the frame.
  • Event Photo Folders – This style holds the picture on the inside. These are especially nice when the customer is going to be carrying the photo home, as this better protects the picture. These folders also stand up on the desk for easy display. Optional personalization can go on the cover, window border, panel opposite the picture or the back cover of most designs.

An example of a printed photo folder for holding event pictures.

Sliding an event photo into a paper frame or folder creates an instant photo souvenir! With your logo or event name on it, this souvenir also becomes a reminder of your business or event. What a great promotional product giveaway!

We’ve created custom printed and imprinted Santa frames and folders for malls, stand-alone stores, community festivals, restaurants, fundraisers, schools, company events & holiday events both big and small. Call or write us today to learn how you can create a customized frame for your holiday event.

To get you started, here are a few of our most popular stock frames, available as shown or add your logo or personalization!

Don’t forget, we can also do something totally custom just for you. We hope that you have a fantastic Visit with Santa event this year!

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Turn Your Wedding Photo Into A Holiday Card

“Share the happiness & joy of your wedding day with holiday photo cards.”

The holiday season is a time for sharing memories with friends & family. While many people choose to share the highlights of their year with a traditional holiday letter, a picture is worth a thousand words! Chances are that your wedding day was one of the major highlights of your year, and likely a day where you both looked your best! Why not use one of your favorite wedding photos as a holiday card this year?

Wedding Holiday Photo Card

Hey newlyweds! Use your wedding photo on custom printed holiday photo cards, and fall in love with the holiday season all over again.

Photo cards also double as a great way to get a photo out to everyone that asked for one. And for those greeting card recipients who didn’t attend your wedding, its a way for them to feel like they were there.

“But we got married last March! Is it still okay to use our wedding picture for our holiday card?” Absolutely! As long as you were married within the last year, it is perfectly acceptable to share your wedding photo during the holiday season. After all it was a big event for the year, and Christmas is a time to reflect on those joys.

Remember to check with your photographer to make sure you have the rights to reproduce their photo onto cards. Some photographers offer custom printed photo cards as a service, so be sure to ask. If not, you can always take 4″ x 6″ prints that you purchased from your photographer and slide them into photo frame style cards. It’s an easy DIY way to create instant photo cards!

Wedding Photo Inserts

A pocket style photo insert card makes it easy to remove the picture and frame it long after the holiday season is over.

Sending a custom wedding photo Christmas card is a unique and personal way to keep in touch this holiday season. With many designs to choose from, you’ll be sure to find one that fits your style. Happy Holidays!

Products featured in this post Rose Toile Flat Photo Card in black, Pine Banner Flat Photo Card, Green Reindeer Photo Insert Card and Flint White Photo Insert Card.