Do you want 3 ways to turn any card into a gift card holder? In mere minutes?

As you get down to the wire in your Christmas preparations, you might be tempted to ***gasp*** use a store bought gift holder!


Rather than have you resort to the impersonality of those mass-produced cards, I’ve got the solution! Really really quick ideas to take any card you already have and change it up with just a few cuts of your paper trimmer!

I shared each of them in my YouTube Live the other night.

But first let’s see the card I showed you how to make in the live.

3 Ways to Turn Any Card into a Gift Card Holder
A simple yet elegant design hides a gift card inside!

There’s just something a bit special about snowflakes, isn’t there?

While you can always use typical Holiday catalogue paper, this beauty features gorgeous paper from the Annual Catalogue! I know I can often forget about using these up in the excitement of the holiday supplies but I wanted to show you how to bring them out and dust them off!

With wonderful holiday-ish results!

You can find that die in the Christmas Lights Dies now on the Last Chance List!

3 Ways to Turn Any Card into a Gift Card Holder

Even though this card is pretty stunning when you see the front, it’s the inside that’s pretty great too! With just one easy cut of your paper trimmer and a few dabs of glue, you’ll be wrapping up your gift card in minutes!

Click the triangle to see how now!

Let’s see a close up of that pretty snowflake. Tahitian Tide is the colour I choose for today’s card. But I shared another colour in the video you might like too.

I love the detail on this snowflake. I gave you some tips for adhering it you might like to see too.

3 Ways to Turn Any Card into a Gift Card Holder
See the sparkle and shine of the In Color Glimmer paper! So pretty!

Here are all 3 of the cards I turned into a gift card holder, each one a little bit different! Get the measurements and supplies below!

3 Ways to Turn Any Card into a Gift Card Holder
Which of these three is your favourite?

Time to Craft!

It’s time to pull out some of those already done Christmas cards you’ve got on hand and give them a new purpose! Which of these three versions will you try first?

Cuttin’ It Up!

Our Snowflake Card
  • Tahitian Tide – 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″, scored at 4 1/4″
  • Basic White (Thick) – 4 1/4″” x 5 1/2″, Inside same size, but you can use Regular Basic White
  • Tahitian Tide Baker’s Twine – about 20″
Snowflake Card Gift Card Holder
  • Tea Boutique – one piece of 6″ x 6″, cut as shown in the video and about 2 3/4″ x 5 3/4″ for the envelope flap
Gingerbread House Gift Card Holder
  • Basic White – one piece of 4″ x 7″, scored at 5 1/4″
  • DSP – 1 1/2″ x 3 3/4″
Wreath Gift Card Holder
  • DSP – 4″ x 5″

Now if you’d love to make it with the same items I used, simply click here to pin, print or order to have it shipped directly to your home. Thanks a bunch for shopping with me in Canada.

Before we finish up, here’s another idea for that snowflake die. I used it on a card in a post about clever ways to mix metals you’ve got to try!

Here’s a peek at the inside of those cards!

With these 3 ways to turn any card into a gift card holder, BONUS – now you’ve just shaved hours off your Christmas wrapping time!