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Learn how to make this easy gift card holder

As summer fades into fall, the holidays can’t be far behind! Get a jump on your holiday preparations by making a few of these easy gift card holders for everyone on your list.

Gift Card Holder featuring Snowflake Splendor Suite

The card shown above features the lovely new Snowflake Splendor Suite from Stampin’ Up! which you can purchase here. You can always change up the colors of the card stock and designer series paper to match what ever holiday or event you want. Measurements and directions are below. Be sure to check out my YouTube video tutorial here.

SNOWFLAKE SPLENDOR GIFT CARD HOLDER – SUPPLIES

  • Night of Navy card stock 11” x 4 ¼” scored at 2 ¼” & 5 ½”
  • Whisper White card stock 5 ¼” x 4” (for inside)
  • Purple Posy card stock 3” x 4”
  • Whisper White Label (Everyday Day Label Punch)
  • Snowflake Splendor Designer Series Paper (DSP) 2 ¾” x 3 ¾”
  • Snowflake Splendor DSP 4” x 1”
  • Blue Adhesive Backed Gems (3)
  • Snowflake Spendor Ribbon– about 24”  
  • Misty Moonlight Classic Stampin’ Pad
  • Stampin Dimensionals
  • Tear & Tape
  • Stampin’ Seal

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Stamp design on 4” x 5 ¼” Whisper White and adhere to card base
  2. Adhere 4” x 1” DSP to right side of 4” x 5 ¼” Whisper White
  3. On left side of card, fold over at 2 ¼” score line so pocket is on the inside of the card
  4. Use Tear & Tape or liquid glue along each edge and press down, creating pocket for gift card
  5. Adhere Purple Posy card stock to front of card
  6. Adhere Snowflake Splendor DSP on top of Purple Posy layer.
  7. Stamp sentiment on Whisper White Label
  8. On DSP (on card front) lay down about a 1” strip of adhesive (centering top to bottom)– this will help hold the ribbon in place
  9. Fold ribbon in half and attach to card front along strip of adhesive you placed in Step 9
  10. Add Dimensionals to back of Whisper White label and center over Ribbon on card front
  11. Tie ribbon in a bow on right side
  12. Add Blue Adhesive Backed Gems to card front

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The Beautiful New Snowflake Splendor Suite is the Best!

If the summer’s heat is getting to you right about now, you’ll love the fun you can have with Stampin’ Up!’s beautiful new Snowflake Splendor Suite. Just playing with the different snowflake stamps and dies will have you dreaming of a white Christmas in a matter of minutes. The suite will be available beginning on August 4th (Item #155115 $94.75) and includes the Snowflake Wishes Bundle (stamps and matching dies), Snowflake Splendor Designer Series Paper, Winter Snow Embossing Folder, Balmy Blue Glimmer Paper, Blue Adhesive-backed gems, and Snowflake Splendor Ribbon.

I love this suite of products because it has something to offer for all experience levels. A beginning stamper can have success creating beautiful cards with just stamps, ink, and paper especially when you let the Snowflake Splendor Designer Series Paper be the star of the show.

#simplestamping

This card was created with just stamps, ink, and paper and went together so easily with these supplies – Pool Party card base 8.5″ x 5.5″ scored at 4.25″; Pacific Point layer 5.25″ x 4″; Snowflake Splendor Designer Series Paper 5″ x 3.75″; Pacific Point Classic Stampin’ Pad for stamping the sentiment and snowflakes. The gorgeous designer series paper does most of the work for this card. If you’re more advanced and like to try new techniques or add some bling to your card, this suite of products has got you covered!

Heat Embossing and Glimmer Paper add sparkle and shine to this card

This card using heat embossing and the Balmy Blue Glimmer paper to add sparkle and shine to the snowflakes. Using your Stamparatus to position the snowflakes on your card stock allows you to stamp then emboss them all at once. I used the following supplies to make this card: Balmy Blue card base 8.5″ x 5.5″ scored at 4.25″, Night of Navy layer 5.25″ x 4″, stamped with Versa Mark and heat embossed with white embossing powder, Balmy Blue Glimmer paper 1.5″ x 4″ and punched with the Triple Banner punch; Whisper White 1″ x 3.75″ and punched with the new Banners Pick a Punch; Night of Navy Classic Stampin’ Pad; Die Snowflakes using Balmy Blue Glimmer paper.

You can check out my YouTube Video tutorial here. You can purchase the supplies used for these cards on my website beginning August 4th.

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You’ll adore the delightful Playful Pets Suite

Ok I’ll admit it – I am the crazy dog lady – after all I have five! I love all my fur babies and the joy they bring on a daily basis. So when I saw the new Playful Pets Product Suite in the 2020-2021 Stampin’ Up! annual catalog I just KNEW I had to get it. The Suite includes everything you see in the picture and you can order it with just one item code – #154136 or you can order each item separately. Check out my online store for more information.

Playful Pets Product Suite includes the Pampered Pets Stamp Set and matching dies, Playful Pets Designer Series Paper, Playful Pets Trim Combo Pack and Playful Pets Trinkets

While the product suite is perfect for casual and avid stampers, beginning stampers can also have a lot of fun with just the stamp set, card stock, and designer series paper. Check out this cute card I made just using stamps, ink, and paper. It’s #simplestamping at its best!

#simplestamping featuring the Pampered Pets stamp set and Playful Pets Designer Series Paper

To really step it up you can use all the products in the product suite to create unique, one of a kind cards for all the pet lovers on your list!

All the elements in the Playful Pets Product Suite can be used to create fun cards for kids of all ages!

And don’t forget to add some pizzazz to the inside. The little paw print die is just perfect for adding a bit of personality to the inside.

You can check out my YouTube video tutorial for instructions on how to make these cards, including dimensions for cutting card stock and designer series paper. You can order the supplies you need from my online store.

Here’s a gratuitous picture of my fur babies! Love them all. Happy Stampin!