Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Cheerful Gift Card Holder

I discovered this gift card holder idea over at Dawn Griffith's blog.  You can view her awesome video tutorial here

The main ingredients are the gift card holder itself (Real Red piece) which measures 4-1/2x7-3/4 and is scored at 3/4 and 4-1/4.  The scalloped sleeve (Tempting Turquoise piece) measures
3-1/4x9-3/4 and is scored at 2 and at 6-5/8.

The inside looks like this:

I slid my 1-3/4 circle punch in as far as I could to make the window.  The image is stamped on Whisper White and then punched out with a 1-1/2 circle punch.  It's layered on a 1-3/4 circle of Crushed Curry.  I watercolored the image using my stamp pads (squeezed them to get the ink on the inside of the lid and used that as my palette).  I don't have a Crushed Curry pad, so I made a few marks with my Crushed Curry marker on the inside of my Real Red pad and it worked great as my palette for that color.

Here's what I used:

Happy Moments (Sale-A-Bration...only available until March 31!)

Real Red 3-1/4x9-3/4
Tempting Turquoise 4-1/2x7-3/4
Crushed Curry Scrap for Circle
Welcome Neighbor DSP
     3-3/8x1 (Front)
     3-1/4x3/4 (Inside)

Black Stazon
Real Red Classic Stamp Pad
Tempting Turquoise Classic Stamp Pad
Green Galore Classic Stamp Pad
Crushed Curry Marker

1-3/4 Circle Punch
1-1/2 Circle Punch (non SU!)
1/4 Circle Punch
Scallop Edge Punch
Medium Jewelry Tag Punch
Bold Brights Brads
Watercolor Brush
Glue Dots
Red Gingham Ribbon

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