Tag Archives: Gift Cards

Calm Christmas Stamped Muslin Bag


This is a great little bag for giving gift cards or little treats either alone or by attaching to presents.  I used this one to include a specialty Keurig coffee cup to a present.  And, Bonus! the Merry Christmas tag also acts as a gift tag.

The muslin bags are purchased.  The ink should be allowed to dry before handling; I waited 24 hours to be absolutely sure.  I stamped one ornament and punched it along with a second one to use as the tag for writing on.  This idea was cased with a few tweaks for my purposes.

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  • Stamp set: Calm Christmas, Best of Christmas
  • Punch: Ornament
  • Ink: Chocolate Chip
  • Ribbon: Pool Party Seam Binding ribbon; White Organza ribbon; 1 1/4″ Burlap ribbon
  • Embellishments: Vintage Trinkets and Accents


Three 3 x 3 Cards — Too Cute!


There is just something so cute about little 3×3 cards.  They’re flexible, versatile, and just the right size.  Whether you need a little card to tuck in a lunch or add to bouquet of flowers, or attach to a gift — they are perfect — And! So much fun to make!! Yesterday I made three.  I hope you enjoy them.

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2 Styles of Gift Card Holders


My daughter’s best friend, Rachel, is having her birthday bash this weekend.  Shannon spent a lot of time coming up with the perfect gift for her friend and has put together a beautiful basket of goodies.  Part of the present is two gift cards and Shannon asked if I would create gift card holders for them.  What a perfect opportunity to make the holder based on the technique video I had posted back on Feb 28, 2013.

Since then, I have discovered another holder that I wanted to try.  So.. this post showcases both of my creations along with the video for the gift card holder envelope that I recently came across.  And, incase you missed my previous post with the video for the gift card holder… you can find it HERE (will open in a new window.)  I have updated that post to include the paper sizes and scoring marks for convenience.

Card Holder 1, My version:

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Gift Card Holder Envelope

I really like this version too.  It’s got a pretty little band to keep it closed and I found that it lent itself to a lot of creative options.

Paper sizes and score marks

  • Paper size: Envelope: 5 1/4″ x 6″
  • Paper size: Band: 1″ x 6″
  • Score marks on envelope: on the 5 1/2″ side, score at 3/4″ and 4 1/2″ ; on 6″ side, score at 1 1/4″ and 3 3/4″

This is my version:

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And now for my recipes 🙂

Card holder 1:

  • Cardstock: Island Indigo; Silver Glimmer paper
  • DSP: Party Patio
  • Big Shot & Punches: Pinwheel sizzlit; corner rounder
  • Embelishments: Whisper white taffeta ribbon; Island Indigo 1/4″ Sycamore Street (2013SAB) ribbon; mini brads
  • Adhesive: Snail; Sticky Strips; Sticky Dots

Card holder 2:

  • DSP: Pattern Stack Brights collection; International Bazaar; Attic Boutique (discontinued)
  • Ink: Crumb Cake
  • Stamps: Itty Bitty Banners
  • Big Shot & Punches: Bigz alphabet typeset; Hearts a Flutter framelits; Bitty Banner framelits; butterfly punch; corner rounder
  • Embellishments: Jewels basic rhinestones
  • Adhesive: Snail; Sticky Dots