Monday, December 1, 2008

Thrifty Christmas; Gift Wrap, Gift Card Holder

Here's a gift card holder that you can hang on your tree! It's an under 5 minute project, super easy and gives the recipient a little something to unwrap (that's the one thing I hate about gift cards...when you give the envelope, the recipient pretty much knows what it is...no surprise...at least this'll be a little less obvious!) So onto the tutorial...
Supplies Needed:
  • Paper Trimmer
  • Patterned Paper 4 3/4" X 6 1/2"
  • Coordinating Paper 1" X 6 1/2"
  • Double Stick Tape
  • Hole Punch
  • Ribbon
  • Edge Punch (here I used Fiskars Treading Water punch)
  • Decorative Accents (Martha Stewart Snowflake Punch & Cricut Joys of the Season Snowflake)
  • Glitter (for accents)


With the edge punch, punch the 6 1/2" edge of the coordinating paper and attach with double stick tape to the top of the patterned paper (as shown).


Flip it over and put double stick tape alone one 4 3/4" edge and 1/2 of the 6 1/2" edge.


Overlapping slightly, roll the paper (like a toilet paper tube) so that the 4 3/4" meet. Press together (as shown below)...


With the seam in the middle back, squish the end together so it's slightly flat (as shown below)


Punch one hole on each side of the top (as shown) and thread ribbon through and tie knots in the ends.


Add decoration and gift card.

I added a little paper shred to cover the card

2 comments:

goooooood girl said...

your blog is so good......

mamichelle said...

I may have to lift this one! I always find ways to hide gift cards. This is so cute!