Christmas Gift Card Holder

If you’re like me, and hoard Designer Series Paper, Christmas is the time to use some of that up by making your own envelopes! We made these at Stamp Club this month! This is a pocket card that holds a gift card. You can see Santa peeking behind the cup!

The gift card is 4″ x 3″, so that’s the size you want to make when creating your envelope. You can see the chart on the envelope maker on where to make your first score and punch.

The card stock to used to create the gift card holder is 6 3/4″ x 3″, and scored at 3″ on long side. I didn’t adhere sides together, it is held together with ribbon tied around the whole card.

Gingerbread and Coffee Gift Card Holder

This is one of my very favorite folds because I like to give gift cards as gifts.

Super simple to make! Here are some helpful hints:

Gift Card Holder with Cookie Cutter Christmas

img_8557img_8556Here’s a gift card holder that we made at our Cozy Craft Retreat last month. I just love the Cookie Cutter Bundle! These little gingerbread are hanging out on a cookie sheet and you can see that one gingerbread got part of his head bitten off.

Lego Gift Card Holder

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My son has a birthday party to go to today, I swear this is the fastest easiest gift card holder I ever made! Just punch 1″ circles and ink around the edges! Pop them up with Dimensionals and TADA! There you have it! I {heart} the gift card envelope thinlit!!!

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Control Freak Swap

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One of my favorite swaps at Convention is the Control Freak swap! Here’s my card for that swap – a Chanel bag with a gift card inside! DSP is “Lullaby”. Hand is hand drawn (well with the help of my Silhouette machine!) Fun card that is TOTAL GIRL!

The word “Celebrate” is from a new stamp set you are going to LOVE in the upcoming Holiday Catalog. It’s called Good Greetings!

It’s Another WEEKLY DEAL! Nov. 27 – Dec. 2


Here’s a project we made in Stamp Club this month. It’s a gift card holder made out of the Card Base Pop ‘N Cuts Die!

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Stamp Set: Wishing You
Paper: Cherry Cobbler, Old Olive, Season of Style DSP, Whisper White
Ink: Cherry Cobbler, Old Olive, Craft White
Accessories:  Card Base Pop ‘N Cuts, Decorative Label Punch, 2 3/4” Circle Punch, Perfect Pennants Die, Word Window Punch, Dimensionals, Sticky Strip

Instructions for Card:

  • Cut 8 1/2” x 11” piece of cardstock in half at 4 1/4” (the long way)
  • Run it through the Big shot using the Card Base Pop ‘N Cuts die
  • Score at 3 1/2”, 5 1/2”, and 7 1/2”.
  • Fold cardstock in half at 5 1/2” score line (mountain fold)
  • Valley fold the other two score lines.
  • Using the Word Window punch, punch across the top of the 5 1/2” score line. I put the cardstock into the Word Window Punch about half way. This will make the slot where the gift card will slip in
  • Tape 3 sides so the center stays together. DO NOT PUT STICKY STRIP ON TOP EDGE or the gift card will not slip in!!
  • Stamp the sentiments inside
  • Stamp the gifts on the Whisper White circle that has been punched. Use markers and color on the stamps.
  • Cut a banner out of DSP and not the edges as shown.
  • Layer the gift ontop of the Old Olive scalloped circle
  • Tape banner to front of card.
  • Attach circle layers to the front of the card using Dimensionals

Workbench Made by Patti!

Patti purchased the Tool Bench tutorial (on my sidebar) and this is what she came up with! Isn’t it darling? I LOVE how she added the “ribbon maker” that so many of us own. Patti’s blog can be found HERE. Thanks for sharing this Patti!I think the Tool Bench would make a great Christmas gift, along with a gift certificate to Home Depot or Lowe’s for the man in your life! (It could go to a gal, too, in PINK!)NOTE: Patti’s Tool Bench was also featured on The Kraft Journal Blog, which can be found HERE!

Purse Gift Cards

Here are some purses I made using the pattern from BECKY ROBERTS! You can find these purses patterns, and SO MUCH MORE on her blog. Go check it out right HERE! I am so thankful for her blog because I find SO MANY darling things there!

Here is a Christmas version of her card. I added some BLING to the purse clasp, which reminds me of my grandmother’s purse.

February Girls Day/Night Out Projects

Here are the Girl’s Day/Night Out projects we made this month.

Stamp Set: Fifth Avenue Floral
Paper: Sahara Sand, So Saffron, Basic Gray, Vellum, Whisper White, Sweet Pea DP
Ink: Sahara Sand
Accessories: Baskets and Blooms Die Cut, White Brads, Eyelet Border Punch, Dimensionals, Kraft Corduroy Button

This is a CASE of a card I receieved at Convention 2 years ago! Jennifer Weide is the creator of this. She used a floral background stamp that is now retired, so I substituted En Francais for the background.

Stamp Set: All Holidays, En Francais
Paper: Elegant Eggplant, Basic Black, Very Vanilla
Ink: Elegant Eggplant
Accessories: Elegant Eggplant 1/4″ Grosgrain Ribbon, Dimensionals, Dew Drops

This card features a stamp from Sale A Bration called Happy Moments. One of my customers asked if I could do a “masculine” card, so this is what I came up with. I had seen the bow tied with linen thread on Stacy’s blog, which can be found HERE, and loved that idea!

Stamp Set: Happy Moments
Paper: Sage Shadow, Close to Cocoa, Whisper White
Ink: Stazon Black, Sage Shadow, Always Artichoke, Sahara Sand, Close to Cocoa
Accessories: Linen Thread, 3/4″/1″/1 1/4″/Circle Punches, Tiny Tag Punch, Dimensionals (some of the punched circles are popped)

The last project is a gift card holder. I found a video tutorial on how to make this, and it can be found HERE. I did change a few of the things, but the scoring lines and sizes are the same. Inside the card you can add a gift card.

Stamp Set: Vintage Labels
Paper: Melon Mambo, Razzleberry Lemonade DP, Crushed Curry
Ink: Rich Razzleberry
Accessories: Cherry Blossom Embosslit, Rich Razzleberry Polka Dot Ribbon, Flower Assortment Brads

Gift Certificate

Here’s a little gift certificate card I made for a bridal shower. I found the pattern on Nancy Morgan’s blog, which can be found HERE. For some reason I can’t link her exact location of this tutorial, but it you look at 4/22/09 that is where it is found.

I LOVE her pattern for this because it is fast and simple to make! 🙂 The sky’s the limit with this pattern.