How to Make a Quick and Simple Gift Card Holder

A fun way to use Kiwi Lane Designer Templates.

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How to Make a Quick and Simple Gift Card Holder
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First cut a 4" x 10" strip of double-sided patterned cardstock.

First cut a 4" x 10" strip of double-sided patterned cardstock.

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Then score your strip at 1 7/8", 5" and 8".  I used a score board, but you can use a ruler as a straight edge.

Then score your strip at 1 7/8", 5" and 8". I used a score board, but you can use a ruler as a straight edge.

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At the 8" fold, add adhesive just along the outer two edges...not the bottom.

At the 8" fold, add adhesive just along the outer two edges...not the bottom.

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Fold up and press the edges down to stick, and you have made a pocket for your gift card.

Fold up and press the edges down to stick, and you have made a pocket for your gift card.

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You can then fold it up again (don't add anymore adhesive) and the top makes a flap to keep it closed.

You can then fold it up again (don't add anymore adhesive) and the top makes a flap to keep it closed.

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I like to ink the edges of my project to give it a finished look.  You can use a small piece of sticky-backed Velcro to keep it closed.  Or, you can just tape it closed.

I like to ink the edges of my project to give it a finished look. You can use a small piece of sticky-backed Velcro to keep it closed. Or, you can just tape it closed.

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It fun to dress up the flap with fun shapes made with Kiwi Lane Designs templates! I used balloons from the Celebrate and Tiny Celebrate sets.

It fun to dress up the flap with fun shapes made with Kiwi Lane Designs templates! I used balloons from the Celebrate and Tiny Celebrate sets.

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I traced the two balloons onto some fun paper, then just cut them out and adhered them to the flap only.

I traced the two balloons onto some fun paper, then just cut them out and adhered them to the flap only.

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Then I tied some orange twine to the bottoms of the two balloons.

Then I tied some orange twine to the bottoms of the two balloons.

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For extra fun, I added some sticky dots to each balloon.

For extra fun, I added some sticky dots to each balloon.

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And in just a few minutes, I had a super cute gift card holder!!

And in just a few minutes, I had a super cute gift card holder!!

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Gift cards look so much better in a cute holder like this!

Gift cards look so much better in a cute holder like this!

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The bright colors and patterns bring a smile to anyone's face.

The bright colors and patterns bring a smile to anyone's face.

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You can dress up your gift card holder anyway you like.  I love this pinwheel template from the Tiny Celebrate set.

You can dress up your gift card holder anyway you like. I love this pinwheel template from the Tiny Celebrate set.

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I love how this one turned out!  I used my Tiny Celebrate banner and my Tiny Accents star and adhered them to the flap.

I love how this one turned out! I used my Tiny Celebrate banner and my Tiny Accents star and adhered them to the flap.

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Gift card holders are quick and simple to make and my Kiwi Lane templates made them super cute !

Gift card holders are quick and simple to make and my Kiwi Lane templates made them super cute !

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Thank you for taking a look at this step guide !

Thank you for taking a look at this step guide !

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