Today’s cute gift card holder design was CASE’d (and slightly modified) from fellow Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, Glenda Caulkins. You can view Glenda’s video with step-by-step instructions here. Kadie Labadie, my friend and fellow demonstrator, gets credit for the use of the cute cupcake. You can view Kadie’s blog here.
The Designer Series Paper used on this gift card is part of the How Sweet It Is Suite from the 2019 Occasions Catalog. You can view all items that are part of this suite here.
Start with a 4 1/4 x 9 1/8 base of Gorgeous Grape card stock.
Score at the following intervals: 1 1/4, 4, 5 1/4, 6 1/2.
Adhere 4 x 2 1/4 and 4 x 1 pieces of How Sweet It Is Designer Series Paper as shown.
Fold at the 5 1/4 score line and punch the opening using the Pretty Label Punch. See photo where #1 is marked – Thanks, Kadie Labadie, for this excellent visual.
Use snips to create 5/8″ slits on both sides of the punch opening. See photo where the #2 is marked on each side of the punch opening.
Add Tear & Tape Adhesive to the edge of each side between the 4 and 6 1/2 score lines. (see photo where #3 is marked). Remove adhesive backing and close up the center.
Adhere two 4 x 2 1/4 pieces of Melon Mambo card stock to the inside as shown with Snail Adhesive.
Use the Stamparatus to stamp the sentiment from the Piece of Cake Stamp Set in Gorgeous Grape Ink onto Highland Heather card stock. Crop with the coordinating Cake Builder Punch. Adhere with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
Create a 6 1/4 x 1 1/4 belly band of Gorgeous Grape card stock. Adhere a 6 1/4 x 1 piece of How Sweet It Is Designer Series Paper with Snail Adhesive. Wrap around the outside of the closed gift card holder and adhere/anchor below the area where the cupcake will be.
Use snips to crop a cupcake from the How Sweet It Is Designer Series Paper. Adhere to the punched circles and to the belly band with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
Tie a piece of Whisper White Solid Baker’s Twine into a bow and adhere with a Mini Glue Dot.
TIP: Use the Fine Tip Glue Pen to add a tiny drop of shine and texture to the cupcake sprinkles. Do this last and allow to dry.
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