Thursday, November 20, 2014

Santa Gift Card Holder

Hi everyone! It's me, Tonya and I'm here to share a quick and simple project for this month using some of my favorite Altered Pages supplies and I got to try my creativity with some of the printable film from this month's sponsor Craft Attitude.


I'm going to show you how to create a gift card holder from a tag so lets get started.


The base of this gift card holder is created from a #10 tag (4 1/8"x8 1/2") and all you need to do is fold as shown below. Also ink all edges of the tag in red.


I cut cardstock to fit the inside and then adhered to the tag. I didn't cover the inside of the "pocket" since it won't be seen.


I did the outside of the tag the same as inside.


Next I punched a tiny hole in the center of the flap and threaded the twine through and tied off on the backside. Then I adhered the flap down and used cloths pins to keep everything in place while it dried.


Then I ran a small line of adhesive down each side of the fold to create a pocket and I used cloths pin to hold it together while it dried.


Next I printed Santa from the Altered Pages Collage Sheet Very Vintage Santa onto the Craft Attitude film, adhered to a piece of white cardstock and once dry I then fussy cut the image out.


I adhered the image to the back of the gift card holder and added a little Stickles here and there to give Santa a little sparkle.



Next I used three buttons, two small and one large to create the button closure. In this order I glued the larger button and  then the two smaller ones to the top of the flap. Which I finished off with a dew drop.


There you have it an easy and simple gift card holder. If you have any questions about this project please let me know.



Other Supplies: Craft Attitude, and Buttons

Thanks for stopping by, hope your Thursday is awesome and enjoy creating!


10 comments:

  1. Love it! Tags are always fun but the nifty folding trick makes it even better!

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  2. Awesome project! And I learned some more! (Who'da thunk clothes pins?)

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  3. Tonya! What a great gift card!! I love it- you made it look so simple to make, and yet it looks very elegant!

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  4. Fabulous and quick gift card holder, Tonya! TFS.

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  5. Very clever gift card holder♥

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  6. Wowness!! Thanks for this!

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  7. Terrific idea! Simple but so beautiful! I wouldn't even care if it had a gift card!!!

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  8. How awesome, never would have guessed it was a tag, great job!

    Elaine

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  9. What a great idea for gift cards! Super project!

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  10. Okay, I'm definitely saving this. What a useful idea!
    Marilyn

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