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Pals Hop: My Favorite Things & FREE Shipping Today ONLY!

Welcome to the Stampin’ Pretty Pals’ Blog Hop! This month, the theme is “My Favorite Things.” The Design Team will be showcasing their favorite products from any of the current products and you might even see some sneak peeks, as well! We really hope that you enjoy and will be inspired by them! As you hop from blog to blog, don’t forget to leave comments because we love hearing from you. You will find the lineup at the end of my post to help you “hop” along from Pal to Pal.

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Super Simple Christmas Gift Card Holder with Belly Band & Wonderful Snowflakes by Stampin' Up! Mary Fish, Stampin' PrettySIMPLY PRETTY!  I love that the gift card holder I shared previously (below) was so simple to create yet gives a little touch or personality!  I decided to create another, but this time I stepped it up a little by adding a belly band that can slide on and off.

Simple Gift Card Holder using Heartwarming Hugs Designer Series Paper and Tidings and Trimming Stamp Set Mary Fish Stampin' PrettyBoth gift card holders contain products from the 2021 Holiday Catalog that are soon to be retired!  Items are only available through January 3, 2022 or WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!

UPDATE: The Whimsy & Wonder Specialty Designer Series Paper has SOLD OUT and is no longer available for purchase.  Be sure to check the last chance list for retiring holiday products as well as new clearance.

A Super Simple Christmas Gift Card Holder with Belly Band & Wonderful Snowflakes by Stampin' Up! Mary Fish, Stampin' Pretty


Begin with a 3 x 9 3/4 piece of Basic White Thick card stock. Score at 2 1/4 and 6 1/2.

Cut a piece of Whimsy & Wonder Specialty Designer Series Paper to 2 3/4 x 9 5/8.  Score at 2 3/16 and  6 7/16.

Round all four corners of both pieces with the Detailed Trio Punch. 

Adhere the Designer Series Paper to the card stock with Multipurpose Liquid Glue.

Burnish the folds with a Bone Folder.

Add Tear & Tape to the outside edges of the 2 1/4 scored flap.  Remove the protective backing and adhere, creating the pocket for the gift card. 

Super Simple Belly Band Christmas Gift Card Holder with Belly Band & Wonderful Snowflakes by Stampin' Up! Mary Fish, Stampin' PrettyCut a piece of Whimsy & Wonder Specialty Designer Series Paper to 1 x 7.  

Wrap around the gift card holder, adhering together in the center with Tear & Tape. 

Use a Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine to crop a piece of Silver Foil with the 2 5/8 x 1 1/4 Seasonal Labels die.  

Adhere with Stampin’ Dimensionals. 

Adhere a Wonderful Snowflake as shown with a single Stampin’ Dimensional.

Create a Super Simple Christmas Gift Card Holder with Belly Band & Wonderful Snowflakes by Stampin' Up! Mary Fish, Stampin' Pretty

Stamp the sentiment in Versamark Ink onto a 3 x 1/2 piece of Basic White card stock.  Cover with Silver Metallics Embossing Powder.  Set with a Heat Tool. 

Adhere with Stampin’ Dimensionals. 

POP OF PERSONALITY!  Embellish the snowflake with Rhinestone Basic Jewels.

CLICK TO SAVE OR PRINT free Step by Step Tutorial

More inspiration awaits, so use the lineup below to visit the rest of the Design Team. The Pals are excited to show you what they’ve created!

Please mark your calendars for our next blog hop on January 12th. Our theme will be “Time to Sale-A-Brate” when our Design Team will showcase items from Sale-A-Bration as the focal point of their project. Until then, have fun in your craft space.

Stampin’ Pretty Pals Blog Hop Line-Up:

  1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Lori Pinto at LollyPop Paper and Ink
  3. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  4. Tricia Chuba at ButterDish Designs
  5. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  6. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  7. Melissa Seplowitz at The Stamping Ninja
  8. Karen Hallam at Karen’s Stamping Habit
  9. Rae Harper Burnet at Wild West Paper Arts
  10. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  11. Su Mohr at Aromas And Art
  12. Stesha Bloodhart at Stampin’ Hoot!
  13. Windy Ellard at Windy’s Wonderful Creations
  14. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  15. Deb Walker at Deb Stamps Life
  16. Amanda Howard at Papercrafting With Amanda
  17. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
  18. Lori Webb at Clever Copies



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8 thoughts on “Pals Hop: My Favorite Things & FREE Shipping Today ONLY!”

  1. I love everything about this sweet card/money holder. The soft pink is so sweet, and the way you’ve layered the snowflake with the sentiment is amazing! LOVE!

  2. This time of year…….I’m ALWAYS looking for a new gif card holder idea. THANK YOU…..This is FABULOUS!


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