Christmas Cheer on a Tag: Whimsical Ideas You Can Write as Gift Tag Messages!

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Ideas For What to Write on a Christmas Gift Tag 2024


You’ve already bought all your Christmas presents, wrote some jolly messages in all your cards, and maybe even wrapped a gift card or two.  So now it’s time finish wrapping your presents and adding all those festive bows and tags to each gift.  But, besides the traditional “To” and “From” what else can you really write on each tag to give it that extra special touch?  We’ve created a pretty lengthy list of gift card ideas that’ll work for just about anyone on your gifting list.  

No matter if you you’re gifting your kids, your teenagers, any of the men in your life, or even your parents there are plenty of short little quips to jot down on each festive tag.

In this merry guide, we embark on a whimsical journey to explore the best things to write on a Christmas gift tag. From jolly phrases that tickle the funny bone to heartwarming messages that tug at heartstrings, we’ve created a fun collection of ideas for every special person on your list.

Christmas Tag Ideas For Anyone

  • A little something to brighten your holiday season.”

  • “Wishing you joy, love, and laughter this Christmas.”

  • “From our family to yours, Merry Christmas!”

  • “May your heart be filled with the magic of Christmas.”

  • “Hope this gift brings a smile to your face.”

  • “Sending you warm holiday hugs and best wishes.”

  • “May this gift remind you of the true meaning of Christmas.”

  • “Enjoy the gift and have a jolly good time!”

  • “Tis’ the season to be merry and bright!”

  • “Wishing you peace, love, and happiness this Christmas.”

  • “Here’s a little holiday cheer, just for you!”

  • “To a wonderful friend, Merry Christmas!”

  • “May your days be merry and your heart be light.”

  • “With love and warmest wishes, Merry Christmas!”

  • “Unwrap this gift with joy and delight.”

  • “May your Christmas be filled with laughter and love.”

  • “Wishing you a season of miracles and wonder.”

  • “Here’s a little something to show you we care.”

  • “To the best [sister/brother/mom/dad/friend], Merry Christmas!”

  • “A gift from the heart to brighten your Christmas.”

  • “May your holidays be merry and your New Year be bright.”

  • “Warmest wishes for a wonderful Christmas!”

  • “Wishing you all the joy and blessings of the holiday season.”

"May your days be merry and your heart be light."

  • “Hoping this gift brings you happiness all year round.”

  • “A little holiday surprise, just for you!”

  • “Wishing you peace, love, and joy this Christmas.”

  • “May the spirit of Christmas fill your heart with joy.”

  • “To [Recipient’s Name], with love and warm wishes.”

  • “A small token of our appreciation for you this Christmas.”

  • “Sending you a sleigh full of good cheer!”

  • “May the magic of Christmas be with you always.”

  • “Warmest wishes for a wonderful holiday season.”

  • “Here’s to making memories and spreading joy this Christmas.”

"Sending you a sleigh full of good cheer!"

Gift Tag Ideas For Kids

  • “Santa’s Special Delivery, Just for You!”

  • “Merry Christmas, little elf!”

  • “Ho, Ho, Ho! Merry Christmas, [Child’s Name]!”

  • “To our favorite reindeer in training!”

  • “A gift from Santa’s workshop!”

  • “Wishing you a magical Christmas, [Child’s Name]!”

  • “May your Christmas be filled with joy and giggles.”

  • “Warm winter wishes, sweet [Child’s Name].”

  • “For the goodest kid on Santa’s list!”

  • “May your Christmas be merry and bright!”

  • “To our little holiday superstar!”

  • “Santa’s little helper, [Child’s Name]!”

  • “May your Christmas be filled with wonder and delight.”

  • “A present just for you, [Child’s Name]!”

  • “From the North Pole with love!”

"To our favorite reindeer in training!"

  • “Sending you warm Christmas hugs!”

  • “Wishing you a sleigh-full of fun!”

  • “To the jolliest kid we know!”

  • “May your heart be as full as Santa’s bag of gifts!”

  • “Hoping this gift makes your Christmas extra special.”

  • “Believe in the magic of Christmas, [Child’s Name]!”

  • “To our little snowflake, with love.”

  • “May your Christmas be sprinkled with joy and laughter.”

  • “Wishing you a holly jolly Christmas!”

  • “For the sweetest child on Santa’s nice list!”

  • “A little gift from Santa’s reindeer squad!”

  • “May your Christmas be filled with joy, love, and snowball fights!”

  • “To our favorite little helper this holiday season!”

  • “Hoping this gift brings you all the Christmas cheer!”

  • “Merry Christmas to our shining star, [Child’s Name]!”

"A little gift from Santa's reindeer squad!"

Funny & Sarcastic Gift Tag Ideas

  • “I’m not Santa, but I tried my best to wrap your gift with style. Enjoy!”

  • “You’re on my ‘Nice’ list… for now. Merry Christmas, you sneaky little elf!”

  • “To [Recipient’s Name], a gift that’s so amazing, it almost wrapped itself!”

  • “Don’t peek too early! You’ll ruin the surprise. Merry Christmas, gift detective!”

  • “It’s the thought that counts, right? Merry Christmas, and I hope you like this ‘thought’!”

  • “Sorry, the reindeer ate half of your gift, but what’s left is fantastic!”

  • “Remember, the best gifts are the ones you can’t regift! Merry Christmas!”

  • “I’m Santa’s distant cousin, twice removed. So here’s a gift from the ‘almost’ North Pole!”


Feel free to use these Christmas gift tag messages to add a heartfelt, thoughtful, fun and festive touch to your holiday gifts and bring a smile to your loved ones’ faces!