Ornament Punch Pop-Up Gift Card Holder

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Ornament gc - all

My Ornament Punch Pop-Up Gift Card Holders are all ready to send out on Monday for customers who earned free gift certificates last week.  Yay!  Today, I'll show you have to make your own!

Ornament gc - crochet

CASEd from Heather Summers at Stamp With Heather.

I saw this gift card holder at Heather Summer's blog and thought they were delightful!   Turns out they're delightfully easy-to-make, too! 

The bottom of the Crumb Cake card stock is punched with the Scallop Trim Border Punch for a pretty edge, then it's punched with the Ornament Punch to create a window. 

The sentiment from Teeny Tiny Wishes is stamped in Cherry Cobbler.  The Victoria Crochet Trim bow is attached with a Mini Glue Dot. 

Ornament gc - starburst open

It's a tri-fold style holder, so it opens to reveal a panel decorated with Be of Good Cheer Designer Series Paper.  I stamped the ornament image from the Tags Til Christmas set (or you could use any of the Delightful Decorations ornaments) in Cherry Cobbler on Very Vanilla card stock, then punched out with the Ornament Punch.  TIP: Close the front of the holder and adhere the ornament through the window for perfect positioning.

The ornament is decorated with Pearl Jewels (click to enlarge the photo).

Ornament gc - card stand up

Open the card to reveal the popped-up gift card!  Too cool! 

Create Your Own Pop-Up Gift Card Holder

Ornament gc - scoring

  • Start with a 4" x 11" sheet of card stock.
  • Score at 2-3/4", 4", 5-1/4", and 8-1/8" with the Simply Scored tool.

Ornament gc - layout

  • Fold as shown above: mountain, valley, mountain, mountain.
  • Add 2-3/4" x 4" designer series paper to the first panel.
  • Add Sticky Strip along the edge of the 2nd panel that's closest to the designer paper.  (Do not add any adhesive to the short sides or the edge next to the valley fold on that 2nd panel).  The 2nd and 3rd panels will adhere together to create the pop-up.

Ornament gc - word window punched

  • Use your gift card, or a credit card, as a template to mark how big the opening will need to be on your pop-up section.
  • Use the Word Window Punch to snip out enough room to hold the card.  TIP: I started by punching out a center piece first, then slide my punch toward either side to the mark I made to punch the remainder. 
  • Trim any unslightly points or uneven places with Paper Snips.

Ornament gc - fully open

  • Punch the border and window and decorate as desired!

Ornament gc - taffeta one 
Ornament gc - stripes open

I made a second version with Crumb Cake 3/8" Tafetta Ribbon trim and striped paper from Be of Good Cheer DSP. 

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