This time of year holiday gift card holders are creative ways to give money. Today’s easy fun fold card provides a pocket for ways to gift money as well.

Today’s DIY gift card holder uses a half sheet of Stampin’ Up! cardstock to create a simple pocket card. Regardless which stamp set you choose to use, you’ll be creating these handmade Christmas cards in minutes. This pocket is also the perfect spot for a family photo!

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Holiday Gift Card Holders Video

Need a DIY gift card holder? These pocket cards will spark your creativity and allow you to create them in minutes!

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Holiday Gift Card Holders | Trucking Along

The two-step Trucking Along stamp set is what I call a “two for one”. This set allows you to color the truck using the medium of your choice or use the coordinating two step images to fill them quickly.

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I chose the Misti stamp positioning tool HERE for to stamp the body of the truck, wheels and the Christmas tree in the bed. Wait until you see how easy it is to get precise alignment every time!

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The Stylish Shapes Dies are among my most frequently used dies. The graduating sizes of circles, squares and banners include a trendy stitched border.

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The Inside View

Create a simple pocket to hold cash, a check, gift card or family photo. The designer paper background allows for perfect coordination to the front of your card.

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With ample space on the inside you have plenty of room for a full size layer to stamp a sentiment and write a personal message. And those little gift boxes were easy to two step stamp using the Misti!

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Cut your pocket on any angle you like! This one leaves 1″ to the upper right side which was perfect for adding liquid glue.

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Holiday Gift Card Holders | Rustic Crate

Plaids and red tones feel like Christmas! The Joy of Christmas Designer Paper has been a well loved package here in the Studio this season!

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I used the Stampin’ Blends alcohol-based markers to color the poinsettias. If you’re new to these alcohol-based markers click HERE to view my YouTube playlist with different wants to use these markers.

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Inside Details

This gorgeous designer paper is in full view on the inside panel for the pocket. These nostalgic watercolor patterns will allow you to use this paper for years to come!

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My best tip for creating belly bands is not to make them too tight. Be sure to allocate space for the band to be slid on and off. Belly bands are a great way to create a fun closure to this simple gift card holder.

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Gift of Giving

The Gift of Giving stamp set is designed for gift card holders, tags and packaging. These simple outline images will have you using this stamp set for years to come.

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I’m often asked how I choose the colors for my cards. I let the designer paper dictate that. The color coordination with Stampin’ Up! makes it easy to make sure everything looks professionally created.

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If you love giving back this holiday season you’ll be thrilled to know that $3 from your purchase of the A Walk in the Park designer paper will be donated by Stampin’ Up! to Toys for Tots.

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This fun fold card represents a small change in the orientation which allows for a larger pocket. A 3″ x 5″ family photo will fit perfectly in this card.

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Click on the red tutorial box below to view and/or download the card measurements and the supplies. Click on any product in the download and it will redirected to my online store where you can view them larger and/or add them to your cart. I offer exclusive and generous online ordering REWARDS, too!


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