If you’re like me, you need some quick and easy gift card holders. The Candy Cane Season bundle makes this holiday task a breeze. I’ve also converted our sweet pillow boxes to hold the gift card. So you don’t have to worry about scoring or constructing boxes, it’s all done for you.
I just LOVE punch bundles. The Candy Cane Season bundle includes a 14 piece, 2-step , photopolymer stamp set with the coordinating Candy Cane Builder punch. The punch actually punches not only the candy cane, but the sweet little bow.
One of the things that makes this project so quick and easy is the use of our Pillow Boxes. There are 10 to a package, pre-made and scored. They are a sweet polka dot craft, oh so versatile. They can be used with so many different styles of designer series paper, break out that stash of pretty paper, and create a few.
I’ve converted the pillow box into a sweet gift card holder just by adding some simple scoring and stamping on Whisper White cardstock.
If you’re not the “gift card” type, but like to give cash instead, no worries, that will work as well. Also, since the insert pulls out of the box, the recipient could keep the pillow box to use as a candy treat holder later. That’s a great two-for.
WOW your family and friends with your creativity by making a few of these stinkin’ cute Candy Cane Season Gift Card Holders! Need a visual, I’ve got a FREE video tutorial for you right here.
Here’s how the magic happens.
- Card Holder – Whisper White CS – 5 1/4″ x 4 1/4″, on the 5 1/4″ side score at 1/4″, 2 1/2″, 2 3/4″ and 5″; turn 90 degrees and on the 4 1/4″ side score at 1/4″. Stamp the Ho, Ho, Ho image on both large panels in Real Red. Trim and construct the box as shown in the video.
- Belly Band – All Is Bright DSP – 1 1/2″ x 7 1/2″
- Scalloped Oval – Real Red CS – 2 1/4″ x 3 1/4″, cut with the die from Layering Ovals
- Stitched Oval – Whisper White CS – 2 1/4″ x 3 1/4″, cut with the die from Stitched Shapes
- Stamped Images – Whisper White CS – 3″ x 3″, stamp the outline image of the candy cane in Memento Black and the fill in image in Real Red. Stamp the outline image of the bow in Mossy Meadow, stamp off Mossy Meadow twice for the filler image. Punch both with the Cane Cane Builder Punch.
- Pillow Box – The boxes are sold in packages of 10.
- Ribbon – Whisper White Polka Dot Tulle – 4″
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