Friday, December 13, 2013

Holiday Gift Giving

Finding the perfect gift for Christmas is no easy task! Personally I love giving gift cards so that my friends and family can get exactly what they want or need. To make gift cards more fun to receive I'll make a small handmade gift to go with them. 

For this gift card project, I used a cut file to make a simple pillow box from white card stock and then dressed it up with some pretty patterned paper and accents from Bella Blvd's Christmas Countdown collection.

See the little spool ornament? Recently while on Pinterest I saw a similar one made by Linda Aclair, design team member from Epiphany Crafts. I wanted to make one of these myself using Bella Blvd's colorful buttons.

For my next gift card project I dressed up an unfinished wood frame in more Christmas Countdown goodness and then used a thin metal die to create a matching envelope for the gift card.

Long after the gift cards are spent, my recipients will have pretty little holiday decor pieces to deck their halls with each year!

To see more gift card giving creations, head over to Bella Blvd.

Before I rush off I have more gifting projects to share with you over on the Pebbles blog. It's the post I mentioned yesterday...there was a small glitch, but it's available now. Enjoy!



~amy~ said...

These are so fun and festive!

Diana Waite said...

seriously FUN and AWESOME!

Wanda G (stampcat) said...

Just loved this post! (I love everything you make!) That frame is just the sweetest thing ever. What a nice idea and a great gift. Happy Holidays Kathy!! XO

Alice said...

so cute and festive! love those jingle bells!

Diana Fisher said...

These are so fun! Love them!

alexandra s.m. said...

You are so creative!
Love your Christmas projects Kathy!

Monika/Buzsy said...

These are so pretty Kathy. Especially love what you did with the spool.

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