Monday, September 10, 2007

Gift-card holder




My 1st gift-card holder, inspired by Erika's tutorial (http://stampinmama.typepad.com/stampin_mama_a_mama_that_/files/thank_you_issue.pdf) Yes, I still don't know how to put links under a cut, sorry!!!......

The only think I knew when I started was that I wanted to use this dark blue paper (blue is my favorite color and the baby is a boy) and the sweet pea stamp (huh, I don't have any other baby stamp actually, but this one is so darn cute anyway!...).
Instead of an enveloppe I wanted to use the same paper inside that I had used under the pea, of course I didn't cut it right (twice, LOL!!) so I ended up with a pocket much shorter than planned but it still works OK.
I wish I had had double-sided paper, it would have been perfect, but of course I didn't have any!....I used a little bit of the same paper to make a little card that I will slide in there with the gift card after adding a few words.
Mazel Tov means "congratulations" in hebrew.
The top of the card slide behind the pea picture and that's what holds it into place. I mounted my pea and leave on pop-a-dots, and also the pea frame (the green one).
It took me forever because it was the 1st time I made this (and because I screwed up with cutting the paper) but I'm sure it will be much faster next time ;-)
I wanted something very simple and not overdone and I must admit I am quite pleased with the result...but I am partial to that cute stamp anyway!... :-)

5 comments:

Alexandra said...

Very very cute - love it!

*STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

Fe-Fe said...

That's so cute and the colours look great.

My Paper World said...

Awwwwwwwwww! so sweet, I love the colours that you've used!

Deborah said...

How cute is this? Love it! Deb

Lauren (mytime) said...

Hey thanks for sharing the link to this style gift card holder as well!! You can never have too many ideas :D

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