Handmade Gift Card Holder

Who says giving a gift card has to be boring? Send personalized cheer with a handmade gift card holder- the same size as a regular card. Fits in a standard envelope and mailable. So thoughtful!

Stamp and color an animal of your choice, then cut it out using one of the coordinating dies with the Zany Zoo Bundle. Set the stage for your dancing cheetah or create a quiet landscape for your knitting llama with the additional dies and prop pieces. Keep it simple or add as much detail as you want. Let your creativity shine!


Full list of supplies needed, listed below. A die cutting machine is needed for this card.

  • Card Base Lost Lagoon 4 ¼” x 11”, scored at 2 ½” and 5 ½”
  • Lost Lagoon Square 2 ½” x 2 ½”
  • Basic White Square 2 ¼” x 2 ¼”
  • Designer Series Paper (DSP) 4” x 2 ¾”
  • (2) DSP 4” x 2 ¼”
  • Basic White (for inside) 4” x 2 ¾”

Let’s Create

  1. Affix all stamps to Acrylic Blocks.
  2. Fold the Card Base at the score lines using a Bone Folder to sharpen the creases.
  3. Adhere DSP to top of card. Decorate inside Basic White panel and adhere. 
  4. Use Tear-n-Tape on the short edges of the 4 1/4″ x 2 1/2″ panel and fold up, to create a pocket for the gift card.
  5. Adhere DSP with Stampin’ Seal.
  6. Use Best Label Punch to create a little notch.
  7. Fold-up pocket section and adhere DSP to the card front.
  8. Decorate Basic White square and adhere to Lost Lagoon square. Wrap ribbon around and tie a bow. Adhere square to front of card
  9. Decorate your envelope.
  10. So thoughtful! Now send it to someone special.

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