Tropical Escape Gift Card Holder ~ Video Tutorial

The season of graduations and weddings are upon us, it can be so hard to choose a gift these days and if you live away from the person you are sending it to the postage on packages can be so daunting………… So gift cards (or cash) can be the perfect solution.

To personalize my gift cards I like to put them in a handmade holder which also doubles as a greeting card and today I share one with you featuring the Tropical Escape 6 x 6 Designer Series Paper Pack.

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Candy Gift Card Holder ~ video tutorial

Today is the Winter Soltice, the shortest day of the year –  as I write this I am listening to BBC Radio 2 (you can take the girl out of the UK but not the UK out of the girl!) playing The Christmas Song by Stevie Wonder and feeling really festive and to be honest, a little nostalgic as well.

I am sharing a gift card holder today with a little surprise, this was designed for me by my friend, Elly, when she was visiting in October – we had such a wonderful 3 weeks together.

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Time for some Gift Tags ~ Christmas Traditions Punch Box

The other day I shared a little gift bag – perfect for some holiday packaging – today I have some quick and simple gift tags using the Christmas Traditions Punch Box. (oh and by the way – this punch box is currently on clearance at $27 instead of $45…… for this bargain click here

The punch box has the ink, clear block, 6 different stamps and a co-ordinating punch – all of which I used to make these tags + plus a few other supplies 🙂

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Gift Cards and Framelits Dies …~… Stampin’ Up!

We were invited to a couple of weddings over the last few months.  It is always so difficult to choose a gift – even with a registry list it can be tough – sometimes the happy couple can be left with the high value gifts on their list, so we decided to give gift cards – these can be added together with others and put toward those high ticket items.

Giving a gift card on its own or in one of those cards from the store is never enough for me – so to make a pretty holder to present the card in is a must ~ I have 2 to share today. Continue reading