What's on everyone's wish list these days? Gift cards! They may seem impersonal, but you can up the giving appeal by skipping store options for a homemade holder.
Turn fabric scraps into clever places to stash cash or gift cards. These quilted mittens can be tied on packages or hung from the tree.
These stockings made from patterned vellum and other papers cleverly stow gift certificates or cash. Trims, such as bands of ribbon and beading, make these paper stockings almost worthy of hanging from a mantel.
Small mint tins are the perfect size for a gift card package. Just cover the label and inside the tin with holiday-theme gift wrap.
A picture frame playfully announces this gift -- which is actually two gifts in one!
Hide some money in this felted money tree, which can be displayed as an ornament or a package topper.
Send glad tidings (and a token of appreciation) to friends and family with these bright and cheery gift-card holders made from scrapbook supplies.
Put some fun into a greeting with vibrant card stock, die-cut trim, and rub-on letters. This handmade card in the shape of a stocking hides a gift card under the cuff, which seals shut using hook-and-loop tape.
This sweet card has all the hallmarks of a real purse, from the stitched hem to the snap closure. Made of bold scrap booking papers, the handbag opens to reveal a gift card inside.
This playful card is long on charm, thanks to scrapbook flowers that stack to form a festive bow. The gift inside may be a simple piece of plastic, but this package is as special as anything under the tree.
Red buttons serve as ornaments and a star-shape button becomes the shining topper in this tree-shape holder. A loop attached to the top of the tree wraps over the star button to secure the front cover. When unlooped, the tree pulls downward to reveal the pocket that stows the gift card.
Check out these pretty gift-card holders made from scrapbooking supplies.