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I am a Wife to the most wonderful man in the world *Patrick*, Mom to 2 boys *Patrick and Daniel* and I have 2 fur babies *Cheyenne and Harley* both kitties! I have been a crafter all my life in one form or another! I became a Stampin' Up Demo in September 2009!! I have been scrapbooking since 1997 and have discovered card making and other paper crafts and I LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!

Thursday, September 09, 2010

Gift Card Box/Card

I created this for a Make & Take at my upline meeting in June 2010! I enjoyed making it and hope you will too! I think it will be fun to come up with other themes to match different gift cards!

Box: 5 x 7 ½ - Short side scored at ½ and 4 ½ & Long side scored at ½ , 3 ½ , 4 and 7 & cut as shown in pic use Sticky Strip on places marked and assemble

Card Holder: 3 ½ x 4 Long side scored at ½ and 1 ½ punch Word Window in center of 1 ½ score line to make card slot & Fold on 1 ½ line seal at bottom with SNAIL & use Sticky Strip on ½ strip to attach inside box, add Gift Card

Front & Back Covers: 3 ½ x 4 ½ Corners Rounded & Slit punched in center of Short side about ½ from edge

DSP: 3 ¼ x 4 ¼ Corners Rounded SNAIL to front cover and punch Slits again
Attach Front & Back Covers to Box with SNAIL, Thread 16 ½ of ¼ Grosgrain Ribbon through Slits (secure with SNAIL of you wish), tie in Bow to close
Ovals: Use Big Shot with “Ovals” Die- Lg oval to match Covers color & Sm oval in Whisper White, Stamp on Sm oval & layer together with SNAIL, pop up on Cover with Dementionals
Banner: Whisper White 3 ½ x ½ Stamp with Greeting and use Photo Corner punch to make “tails”, attach to Cover with Mini Glue Dots

Happy Crafting : ),


  1. This is such a great gift card holder, love it and appreciate your instructions. Also love the colour and look of your new blog update. Your banner is great and I love the size of your shop now button............ can't miss that one! Have a great week.

  2. Hi, Melinda! Love your card box card! I should try this too! BTW, thanks for leaving a comment in my blog too:) http://creationsonpaper.blogspot.com

  3. adorable....I'm following from SC!!!

  4. Cute sample. I'm following you...