Friday, February 25, 2011

Gift Card Holders (class from Creative University)

For the Card Boutique at Creative University, I designed three gift card holders and all the CU students really enjoyed learning the 'mechanics' of each card.  Now is your opportunity to create your own by attending the special "Post-CU Gift Card Holder" class on March 9 or 10.  You can click on any of the photos for a larger view.

The wonderful old-fashioned bicycle from Enjoy Life stamp set is used for this gift card holder made using papers from the Lucky kit.  Inside the card are two coin envelopes, which are the perfect size to hold a standard store gift card.  The second envelope holds a small sentiment where you can also add a personal message.

A simple 3"x4" card using the Paper Lantern stamp set and Sophia papers has an interior slot to insert a gift card.  Or make the slot just a bit narrower, fold up a $1 bill (or $20 or $50) and insert into the slot.

For the third gift card holder, papers from the Sweetheart kit are used with the Dreams Come True stamp set.  It is a bit difficult to see in the photo, but there is a slot with a thumb notch to hold a gift card.

The "Post-CU Gift Card Holder" Workshop will be offered on Wednesday evening, March 9 and also on Thursday evening, March 10.  The workshops will begin at 6:30 and you should be able to complete the cards by 8:30 or 9:00.  Since these items are a bit more complicated than the cards you normally create at a card workshop, you will make just one of each design.  The workshop fee is $10, and you only need to bring your favorite adhesive.  All other supplies are provided with the workshop fee.  All stamps and papers used are from Close To My Heart (CTMH).

As an added bonus, place a $50+ order from the Close To My Heart  Spring/Summer Idea Book - and your workshop fee is waived. 

Please let me know if you would like to attend the Gift Card Workshop this month.  Feel free to leave me a comment on this blog, send an email to, or call 913-485-4355.
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  1. Have I said it enough yet? I LOVE your cards! People would be crazy to miss this class, these are so much fun to create and super useful :)

  2. Love the gift card idea. They are all so nice. I especially like the touch of hemp on the bicycle card. It's a very nice masculine look.

  3. Sheila, I'm so envious that you went to Creative University!! It sounds like it was a blast :o)


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