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Monday, February 15, 2016

Gift card holder

Happy Monday! I'm here to share my DT project for "Anything But a Card" Monday over at Catch the Bug, featuring  one of the images from the birthday to ewe trio set.

I made a gift card holder, my first one, quite freehand.
I used Spellbinder dies to make the rounded flap  and a leftover piece of DP.
I made a belt to keep the holder closed, using corrugated card stock, decorated with ribbon, twine and a pin.
I mounted the image onto die cut banners made with Dienamics dies.

This is also for:
Simply Papercraft - #23 Anything Goes
Creative Knockouts - #128 Furry Friends

29 comments:

Donna Ellis said...

What a great idea, and I love the party hat on your sheep! LOL Really great embellies - does the twine hold the belt closed? So cute, Pia! hugs, de

Mimi said...

I just really love your colors here... That black makes the card so hip, and the embossed background adds such perfect interest! And all of your elements (including the belt) are brilliant!

KT Fit Kitty said...

This is so cute, Pia! I love all of the die-cuts and fab layering! I have not made a gift card holder yet!

*Vicki* said...

Super cute gift card holder and such a fun idea!! Love that cute image and the embossed background too!! :) HUGS

Migdalia said...

This is way TOO cute!! Super fun too!
Have a blessed day,
Migdalia
Crafting With Creative M

Tammy said...

Adorable gift card holder Pia! I love that fun image and your fab belt design!
Tammy x

sandie said...

Fab Pia, great gift card holder. They scare me, and you did it freehand. Like how you made the belt with the card adn twine and sweet litre bag de. Have a good week x

scrAPpamondo said...

Congrats for your first gift card holder, Pia, it has come so pretty and stunning!!
The black cardstock looks great with the embossing and the red dots!! I think this gift card is perfect for young people with these banners and the fun sheep! Love the cool pin with the twine and the corrugate stripe! Very well done!

Laine said...

Lots of layers and detail. Such a fun image Pia.
Laine
xx

cotnob said...

This is fabulous Pia, such a fun image and great design.
Pauline
x

crafty-stamper said...

Brilliant gift card holder-love the fun image and the embossing-love all the black too
Carol x

libleycraftsblog.com said...

This is brilliant Pia! What a fantastic design and I love the Bugaboo ewe!

Brenda's Card Corner said...

Fabulous gift card holder! Love the minimal coloring on the sheep!

Brenda

meg said...

Fantastic gift card holder Pia, it's a wonderful layout and design love all the finishing touches .The image is such fun too. Thank you fot your continued support and lovely comments.

Monika Reeck said...

oooowww
I love the idea that you only colored a little part of the lamb
and let the black really stand out on your card holder
that dots that stitched banner
I love all on your creation today..
I love that BEST embelly
and the cute black ribbon..
cute gift card holder dear Pia
I miss you
you were gone
hope you are healthy my friend
see you maybe soon on my blog
hugs
Monika

Imke said...

Perfect gift Card holder, Pia and i totally like the funny Image !

KraftyKoolKat said...

So cute Pia. Love your use of die-cuts,
Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

MaryH said...

Well done on your first gift card holder (I've never made one either!)

It's simply adorable with the cute digi & I love all the embellies you've added to dress up the image too. Like the shapes & polka dots with the black tesxture...and great idea to add the little button & twine as closure. Good job! TFS & Hugs

aussie aNNie said...

LOVE this idea Pia, that image is so cute n funny, but your dotty colours and 'best' badge is awesome. Super lovely creation.xx {aNNie}

Michelle said...

Hi Pia - your layout is so awesome. I love the black details and red spots on this card - gorgeous creation - Michelle x

Loz said...

Gorgeous gift card Holder Pia..Loz

Wendy McCarthy said...

A super gift card holder Pia! Love that sheep, so cute! Xxx

Diane said...

This is just so cute Pia.

Hugs Diane

Marina said...

I admire that you can do this by hand. One of the reasons I bought a Silhouette is because I cannot measure and cut straight! This is a great.

Nancy said...

What a great gift card holder. Thanks for joining us at Creative Knockouts.

chrissy xx said...

A FABulous creation Pia..
LOve your colours and this sure is one fun image..
LOve it.
Chrissyxx

Asha said...

LOL The look on that critter just racks me up! That's me after a good night out! :)
x Asha

Mervi said...

What a party sheep, cute. lovely creation;-))m

Kim Heggins said...

Pia....this is just adorable and how fun that it doubles as a gift card holder, so fun.