The holidays are almost here and you have mounds of gifts to buy for all of your nearest and dearest. Then you have to find a way to transform them into tempting packages. How will you do it?! In the past, you’d probably buy mounds of costly wrapping paper, tags, and gift bags. This year, why not go with something a little more creative?

Avery’s custom templates and designs come in handy over the holidays, which is why we have created this handy-dandy DIY gift option. We want to lighten your load this holiday season with clever and delightful gift ideas that won’t take up too much of your time.

Start by using one of our Print-To-The-Edge Oval Labels. You’ll be able to personalize a beautiful holiday care package in mere minutes! All it takes is a few simple steps.

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1. Make sure that you have some of Avery’s Print-To-The-Edge Oval Labels and then head over to Avery Design and Print to start customizing.

oval Christmas labels

2. Search your product number to find a template that will suit your personal gifting needs - like this festive design with plenty of space to personalize your message. As with any Avery product, there are a vast number of custom templates available, making it easy for you to find the perfect template for your perfect gift label.

christmas care package

3. Gather together the gifts that you’d like to label (we’re using a jar of homemade cookies and a bottle of wine for our example, but feel free to let your imagination run wild!) and a simple wrapped box.

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4. Print your labels using your home laser or inkjet printer!

holiday wine labels

5. Peel a label off of the sheet.

oval holiday labels

6. Gently stick your label your present.


7. Arrange your freshly labelled gifts in the gift box.


8. Pass out your beautiful and personalized care packages to everyone on your Christmas list!

In just a few short minutes you’ll have gorgeous, personalized care packages to hand out at any holiday gathering. Just a few simple steps and careful presentation can transform a simple gift into a truly special package that your loved ones will be raving about.

These festive care packages look so good and tempting that everyone at your Christmas party will be fighting over who gets to take one home! Fortunately, the process of making them is so easy that you’ll easily be able to put together a care package for everyone on your Christmas list in no time at all.

Avery provides the ideas, tools, and tips to make your Christmas special. So what are you waiting for? Get started making your own personalized Christmas care packages today and by the time the holidays roll around, all you’ll need to do is pass out the packages and collect the praise!

Watch a full instructional video here to see how fun and simple this process will be. offers innovative products to make life easier—at work, home, school, and small business. Shop our wide variety of products now, or get inspired with our blog and design gallery full of ideas for your next project.