In addition to the food, drink, merrymaking and good TV, one of the best things about Christmas is the giving of presents
As great as they are to receive, there’s no denying that sending gifts really does give you a warm fuzzy feeling inside. People with letters after their name would probably put it down to things like the positive effects of altruism, but put simply - it’s just nice to be nice.
So you’ve found the perfect presents, lovingly wrapped them in cute festive paper and the mulled wine has just finished simmering - time to put your feet up? Well not quite...
Whilst sending staff gifts is a great thing to do “just because”, the real benefits of corporate gifting come from your teams knowing that you appreciate them. So adding a thoughtful gift tag message can be the difference between a nice gesture that’s soon forgotten and a well-appreciated gift that really makes a lasting impression. A mass email just doesn’t have the same impact as a personalised Christmas gift tag message.
Let’s have a look at what you’ll need to think about before writing your Christmas gift tags.
What to consider when writing a Christmas gift tag
Before you jump in and dash off a hasty “Merry Christmas”, it really is worth putting a little thought into exactly what you’re going to write on your Christmas gift tags. After all, if you’re sending presents to lots of colleagues, it may be the only opportunity you get to actually let your recipients know exactly why they are receiving a gift at all.
What you’ll write will of course depend on who you are sending the gift to. If you’re writing Christmas gift tags to long-standing colleagues, you will likely want to write a more in-depth and personalised message than the one on presents being sent to more recent hires.
Similarly, if you’re a PA or EA sending gifts on behalf of the boss, you’ll naturally want to make sure your messages sound like they were written by them, or better still, convince them to personally write them themselves. Good luck with that!
Ok, let’s get to the reason why you’re here - The next section provides some examples of what to write on your Christmas gift tags.
What to write on your Christmas gift tags
No matter if you’re handwriting your messages or using printable Christmas gift tags (get your printable gift tags here), the note you write needs to be thoughtful and sincere. Knowing what to write can be tricky though so here are a few ideas to help get you started.
Short and traditional
No one is expecting Shakespeare so there’s no need to overdo it. Here are some short traditional Christmas gift tag message ideas.
Really hope you love the present, you’ve earned it. Merry Christmas and happy new year.
Just a little something to say thanks for all your hard work. Have a great Christmas.
A token of our appreciation. Wishing you a very merry Christmas
Here are some gift tag message examples to inspire your teams to greatness!
Thanks for a great year. Keep doing what you’re doing!
What a year! Onwards and upwards!
You smashed it! Enjoy your time off and see you in the new year.
Funny Christmas tag messages
Use these funny gift tags for Christmas to put a smile on your team’s faces.
Great work this year, you’re sleigh-in’ it!
Here’s a little something to leave out for Santa (unless you drink it all first of course)
Do not shake (the puppy inside won’t like it)
Make it personal
Personal messages always make a great impact on the receiver.
It’s been really great seeing you fit in with the team so well and owning your new role. Here’s to many more Christmasses with us!
Thank you for handling the extra responsibilities so well this year. Enjoy the present and have a well-deserved break.
Your loyalty and dedication over the last year have been second to none. We really couldn’t have done it without you. Have a cracking Christmas.
Sending Christmas gift messages with Huggg
Our fantastic range of festive gifts is sure to go down a storm with your teams but it’s not just the gifts that are full of Christmas cheer.
With each gift you send via Huggg, you can not only add a personal message but also theme it with our rather lovely gift wrap.
Like adding personalised Christmas gift tag stickers to your present, our ‘Happy Birthday’, ‘Congratulations’, ‘Sunny Days’ and ‘Thank you’ banners add a little something extra to even further elevate your gift. Our elves are busy putting the finishing touches to our festive banners so watch this space for a sneaky-peak shortly!