Friday, September 9, 2011

Gift Card Holder {Tutorial}

Just in case you missed it, I guest blogged over at My Li'l Pink Pocket last Friday.  
Today I am going to show you how to make this cute little card.  It is not just any card though.  It has a pocket inside for a gift card!

Here is a list of what you will need:
12x12 Scrapbook paper
Ribbon and Other Embellishments
Paper Cutter/Scissors

 First, you will cut the outer card piece.  It needs to be 12" by 5 3/8."

 The inner piece needs to be 11 5/8" by 5 1/8."

 You can purchase small envelopes, but I cut mine out with my Silhouette. (It is the "library pocket" and it came with my Silhouette.)

 Next, cut a 2x4" piece of paper.  This will be the part you can write a nice little message on.

 I decided to make a clasp closure envelope, so after gluing the envelope, I punched a couple of small holes in the envelope.  Then, I added some rhinestone brads.  Thread some floss through the hole in the flap before inserting the brad and wrap the end around the closed brad to secure it in place.

 Once this is complete, you can glue everything together.  Here is how mine turned out:

 I added a chipboard sticker to the front.  You can embellish it however you would like!  I thought it would be cute to make a flower out of felt too.

 I stitched on the front with my sewing machine to add some fun texture.

Check out where I am linking up here and here.


Beth said...

Thanks for the blog visit this morning! Love your gift card holder! What a neat idea!

chubskulit said...

You're so creative!

Hi, I am a your new follower from the "Bloghop till you Drop". It would be great if you can join me at Nostalgic Marveling or Spice Up Your Life blog. Have a great weekend.

Kim said...

This is really cute! And a Good Tutorial :)

Coley said...

wow, this is awesome! Thanks for such a great tutorial!

AmberFaith said...

Hello! I'm following you from the Boost My Blog Friday hop. Would love for you to stop by and follow back, whenever you get the chance! Hope you have a good rest of the week! (:

Amber @ Beautifully BellaFaith

Vicky said...

Wow, you are super creative! I love the bling on it too. Nice touch and so much nicer than any gift card holder you will find in a store. I am liking this on Stumbleupon.

I am a new follower from the Boost My Blog Friday Hop. If you have a chance, come by and say hi!

The mum of all trades said...

I love this! Such a great idea. I'd love if you'd share it at my blog hop this weekend.Hope you can join in!

Sara said...

So pretty!! Would LOVE it if you would share this project at my turquoise lovin' party going on right now!!

Michelle said...

Love the hidden pocket in side the accordian card! What a fun way to dress it up!Thanks for linking up with DIY under $5!

Katherines Corner said...

what a lovely way to give a gift card. I love this, thank you for sharing.Hugs and wishes for a weekend filled with happy!

Tam said...

Neat lil gift card holder! TFS!

Stephanie said...

This is so cute! You'd feel so special receiving such an adorable holder!!

Erika said...

The gift card holder is cute. And it looks like something I could do!

I hope you are able to stop by and share at It’s a Wrap Link Party at Artful Rising


Waseem said...

soft touch...much better than any
Gift Card envelopes ...thanks for sharing.

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