Saturday, November 27, 2010

Gift Card Holder Tutorial

I have had several emails for a tutorial on the little gift card holder I made last week, so here are a few quick steps to make this easy gift card.

1.  Cut Real Red base: 4” x 8” (scored at 4”) Fold in half and tape sides together
2.  Cut Celebrations DSP 3 ¾” x 3 ¾ “ and 1 ¼ x 4”.
3.  Attach larger piece of DSP to front
4.  Cut Real Red Top: 3” x 4 ¼” (scored along 3” side at 1 ½ “)
5.  Attach one of smaller DSP to the front outside of the top
6.  Attach this to the gift card at the back.
7.  For the decoration on the punch a real red circle 1 ¼” then punch 5 real red and 5 pacific point ½”small circles and attach around the circle. Decorate with button and linen thread

8.  For the fake bow - Cut an oval from real red using the 1 3/8” punch then using the 1 ¾” punch line this up evenly around the oval cutout so you just get the small oval ring and punch it out. Repeat this till you have  3 Real Red and 3 Pacific Point.

9.   Attach at the back of the gift card. Then cover the back with the other small piece of DSP

For the insert to hold the gift card cut a piece of pacific point 6” x 2 ½”, score at 1 ¾” and fold up to form
Tape the edges and decorate.
To keep the gift holder closed I used a half a Velcro circle.


  1. Thanks Sue for the tips on making this great gift card holder. I have a few nieces who will love to get one of these for Christmas [with a gift card for shopping, of course].

  2. Thanks Sue for the tutorial. I'll be making these for Christmas and some for birthdays. Love your blog!

  3. This is really cute Sue and I'll definitely being making one!

  4. I love the look of this gift card holder, but, can't figure out how to make? I got lost at the ovals8. Never mind, I went back and looked again. Duh! My senior moments are showing. Thank you for this awesome tutorial! LOL I have about 30 grandchildren, so I'll make a lot of these.