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Magnolia Painted Poinsettias Gift Card Holder

Magnolia Painted Poinsettias Gift Card Holder

Here’s a really cute gift card holder – just in time for Christmas giving!  With all the Christmas shows on TV, you’ll have plenty of time to colour the Designer Series Paper for a card or two.  Any of the DSP could be used but I’ve wanted to try this technique for a while and today was the day.  I love how it turned out so I may have to make a few more!

These are the products used:

You can see more details and add them to you craft room by clicking on the pictures or the description.

Now I’ll tell you how I made this:

  1. Cut Basic Black Cardstock at 4-1/4″ x 11” – Fold in 1/2 to create standard card size of 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″.
  2. Cut Real Red Cardstock at 3-1/2″ x 5-1/2″. Use Tuxedo Memento Black Ink to stamp greeting from the Itty Bitty Stamp set on Real Red Cardstock. Punch greeting out with the 1-3/8″ Circle Punch. Use Snail Adhesive to attach the Real Red layer with a hole punched out of it to the front of the card base.
  3. Cut Magnolia Lane Designer Series Paper at 3″ x 8″. Use Real Red Stampin’ Blends to colour the flowers resulting in them looking like poinsettia flowers! Shade colouring if desired. Use Snail Adhesive to attach to the front of the card base. Fold at the bottom edge of the card.
  4. Use the 1-1/2″ Circle Punch to create a thumb hold at the bottom of the DSP. This will allow for easier insertion and removal of the gift card.
  5. Use Multipurpose Liquid Glue to attach the outside edges to the back of the front side of the card base. Insert a gift card.
  6. Use Stampin’ Dimensionals to attach the greeting stamped on the Real Red Cardstock to a 1-1/2″ circle that was punched out of Basic Black Cardstock. Use Mini Glue Dots to attach a length of Real Red Curly Ribbon to the back of the greeting circles. Use Stampin’ Dimensionals to attach to the card front.
  7. Use Tuxedo Memento Black Ink to stamp greeting from the So Many Stars Stamp set on Whisper White Cardstock cut at 5-1/4″ x 4″. Use Snail Adhesive to attach inside the card base.

Now let’s see how a gift card fits in the holder!

That’s not a “real” gift card in the picture – I have a habit of saving all hotel key cards to use for card making techniques like the “Shaving Cream Technique” and it looks like this card was an ID card from our Mediterranean Cruise in 2015!

This is just one sample of a gift card holder – you can see a Candy Cane Christmas one here and an easy gift card holder here.

 

 

 

Quilted Birthday Card

Quilted Birthday Card

I found this Quilted Birthday Card on Lisa’s Stamp Studio – thanks for sharing your card!  I am a “quilter” and I know a lot of other crafters who are as well so it was natural for me to make a card like this!  Lisa’s card didn’t use the Pressed Petals Washi Tape but I happened to have this Washi Tape so I decided to use it.  I like how it makes a flower, don’t you?

These are the products used for this card:

You can see more details and order for your stash by clicking on the image or the description.

These are the sizes and instructions:

  1. Cut Rococo Rose Cardstock at 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2” – Fold in 1/2 to create standard card size of 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″.
  2. Cut Very Vanilla Cardstock at 3-3/4″ x 3-3/4″.  Attach to card base with Snail Adhesive.
  3. Cut Pear Pizzazz Cardstock at 3-1/2″ x 3-1/2″. Cut 4 pieces of DSP at 1-1/4″ x 1-1/4″ – cut 2 of these squares diagonally.  Use Multipurpose Liquid Glue to attach the triangles along each side of the Pear Pizzazz Cardstock.
  4. Cut Rococo Rose Cardstock at 2-1/2″ x 2-1/2″.  Use Big Shot and Tufted Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder to add a design.
  5. Use Multipurpose Liquid Glue to attach two 1-1/4″ DSP squares to the embossed Rococo Rose square.  Use Multipurpose Liquid Glue to attach over the Pear Pizzazz layer.
  6. Use Rococo Rose Classic Ink to stamp the greeting from the Itty Bitty Greeting stamp set on a scrap of Very Vanilla Cardstock.  Use the Classic Label Punch to cut it out.  Use Stampin’ Dimensionals to attach to the front of the card base.
  7. Peel 6 petals from the Pressed Petals Washi Tape and attach to the centre of the Rococo Rose square forming a flower.  Add a Gold Faceted Gem for the flower centre.

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