http://vector.tutsplus.com/tutorials/designing/quick-tip-make-a-cut-out-gift-tag-with-adobe-illustrator-indesign/

This is a fun little project for beginner Illustrator users who are just finding their way with the Pen Tool and feel much more comfortable using shapes and lines. This Candy Cane tag is made using an Ellipse, the Pathfinder Tools, and a custom made brush.