Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Gift Card Holder for a Guy

My brother-in-law loves Amazon gift cards, so that's what we got for him for his birthday!  To dress it up a bit, I made a fun holder using the My Creative Time Embossed Gift Card Holder.  I used some double-sided My Mind's Eye Patterned paper, which gave me the cute guitar pattern for the outside, and the red pattern on the inside.

This sentiment from the My Creative Time Gift Card Sentiments stamp set pops on the red when heat embossed with white embossing powder.

For his name, I used a strip of the paper that is on the inside of the gift card holder and heat embossed letters from the Close to My Heart Vintage Type stamp set.

My tag was cut at 2 1/2" from the Cricut Art Philosophy cartridge and stamped with the coordinating Close to My Heart stamp, also from Vintage Type.  The "HB2U" stamp is from the Papertrey Ink Birthday Bash Sentiments stamp set.

Here's a little peek at the inside.


My Mind's Eye "Good Day Sunshine" Patterned Paper
Papertrey Ink Simply Chartreuse Cardstock
My Creative Time "Embossed Gift Card Holder" Die & "Gift Card Sentiments" Stamp Set
Close to My Heart "Vintage Type" Stamp Set
Papertrey Ink "Birthday Bash Sentiments" Stamp Set
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
VersaMagic Jumbo Java Chalk Ink
Versamark Ink
White Filigree Embossing Powder
Papertrey Ink Rustic Jute Button Twine


  1. katie, I LOVE this! the colors are great too!

  2. Perfect gift card holder. He will love it! Tfs

  3. This is so cute. I love the added tag and twine too.


  4. I am sure he will love it... what a sweet sister you are..

  5. amazing masculine card so many great details!

  6. Great gift card holder. Masculine cards are sometimes hard but this is fantastic! ~Sophia @

  7. Such a great card for a guy! Love the double sided paper! Love and hugs, Cathryn :)

  8. Perfectly guyish! Great job, Katie. He'll love it. :)

  9. Fabulous card! My son plays guitar so I am always on the look out for new ideas! Thank you!

  10. That is just perfect, Katie. I love the colors you chose and the tag is the perfect accent.

  11. Perfect boy gift card! I LOVE it! Hugs- Glora


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