45 DIY Gift Card Holders You’ll Love to Give


Handmade cards

add such a thoughtful touch to a boring gift card or simple money gift.  Whether you’re giving a paypal gift card, mailing a gift card, or any kind of gift card ~ here are some seriously creative ways to present a gift card!

These women are uber talented and include embellished handmade cards to simple candy grams and everything inbetween.  Creative gift cards are cool gift card giving ideas with card holder ideas, card techniques, gift certificate templates, origami card holder as christmas gift cards or for every day.


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Gift Card

1.  DIY Gift Card Envelopes Tutorial ~ Learn how to make super simple but gorgeous envelopes for giving gift cards. Love these homemade cards!

2.  Photo Gift Card Holder ~ Here’s a fun, personalized way to give a gift card. It’s especially fun for a teacher or grandparent!

3. Printable Gift Card Holders for Teachers ~ Choose from four AMAZING templates to give a gift card to teacher including AMAZON, TARGET, REGAL (movies), or STARBUCKS.

4. Origami Gift Card Holder ~ Who would guess that this adorable gift card holder is made from simply folding paper? Adore.

Popular Gift Cards

Give a gift card for any occasion via online or in-store.  Here are the most searched for options I’ve found people enjoy.  {no affiliate links or sponsorhips just my honest opinion}

5. Steam Gift Card ~ Perfect for boys and teenagers who love to game.

6. Vanilla Gift Card ~ According to their site, they can be used at millions of locations where Visa debit cards are accepted. Use your prepaid card at your favorite locations worldwide.

7. Fandango Gift Card ~ Did you know that you can even personalize the gift card with a photo? You can even give the gift of a movie and dinner!

8. Paypal Gift Card ~ A paypal gift card is always and can be used anywhere that accepts Paypal.

9. Amazon ~ Gift cards for every occasion.

Cute Ways to Give a Gift Card

10.  DIY Gift Card Snow Globe ~ If you are giving gift cards at Christmas time, you HAVE to take a look at this tutorial for making a DIY snow globe it’s absolutely fantastic.

11.  Double Mason Jar Gift Card Holder ~ Double the Mason jars equal double the fun in gift giving. Seriously.

Creative Ideas for Presenting Gift Cards

12.  Paper Feather ~ These paper feathers are so cute I don’t know how anyone could NOT use them for gift giving. Wrap up the gift card in a box and embellish with the paper feather. So gorgeous.

13. Cupcake Gift Jar ~ This idea is adorable on it’s own, but what if you used a taller jar and attached a gift card to a skewer in the cupcake?? Brilliant!

14. Yarn Bomb ~ Seriously the cutest idea evah! Wrap the gift card in yarn for gift giving and no one will forget the creative way you presented the gift card.

Origami Card Holder

15.  Origami Business Card Holder ~ This handy tutorial shows you how to make a gorgeous business card holder.

16.  Simple Gift Card Holder ~ This tutorial is for a simply folded origami gift card holder that would be perfect for kids to practice with!

Free Thank You Printable Gift Cards

17.  Thanks a Latte Free Printable for Gift Card ~ Pefect for the coffee lover, print out the template and the attach a Starbuck’s or other coffee house gift card.

If you’re looking for more Thank You gift ideas, check out these 11 Thoughtful DIY Thank You Gifts.

Creative Ways to Give a Gift Card to a Teacher

18. Thanks for Being Amesome Free Printable for Teacher ~ This free printable for teacher is the perfect way to send in a gift card to show your appreciation.

19. Free Bookmark and Gift Card Holder ~ This super scholastic way to present a gift card to teacher is one of my favorite gift card holder ideas.

Homemade Gift Card Holders

20.  You’ve Got Mail Gift Card Holder ~ This adorable 3 dimensional card is the perfect way to give gift cards. There is a step-by-step tutorial to help you through the whole process!

21.  Best Gift Card Holders ~ These gift card holders are fantastic because they are easy and can be made into tags. Talk about a super cute way to give a gift card!
22.  Halloween Gift Card Holders Tutorials ~ Be still my Owl-ee heart. These Halloween gift card holders are easy, so cute I could hoot and work perfectly for the job!

23.  Cute DIY Gift Card Holder ~ If you love your child’s teacher and Target, then you’ll love this cute way to give a gift card to Target. I’ll definitely use this.

24.  Homemade Gift Card Holders Using Toilet Paper Rolls~ Don’t throw those toilet paper rolls out! You can make a unique, functional and cute gift card holder/pouch. Here’s how.

Unique Gift Card Holders

25.  Creative Ice Cream Gift Card Holder ~ I can hardly stand how cute this free printable ice cream gift card holder is. It’s perfect to give a cute DIY gift card for ice cream or for a summer party.

26.  How to Make a Gift Card Holder from Fabric ~ Making a fabric gift card holder is easier than you’d think….if you sew. Think of all the fabric possibilities you can choose from.

Money Gift Cards Ideas

27.  Key Chain Gift Card Wallet ~ This key chain gift card wallet would be exceptionally great for a teenager since they don’t like (in general) to carry purses or wallets. With a key chain gift card, they can have their gift cards at their finger tips!

28. How to make a Money Candy Bouquet ~ Candy bouquets are so much fun. You can use all kinds of candy and personalize it in many ways. Here’s a great idea using chocolate coins to make a money gift card holder! {favorite in Craft Room}

29. How to Make a Money Tree ~ Money does grow on trees for some people. This clever way of folding money and then attaching to sticks to look like a tree is super clever.

Card Making Techniques

30.  Card Technique Using Punches for Thank You Gift Card ~ To make this gift card holder you’ll need to use punches, stamps and embellishments, but the results are gorgeous and super festive for the holidays.

31. Pop Up Slider Gift Card Holder ~ This pop up gift card holder was actually inspired by a Revlon ad and has an accompanying video tutorial to walk you through the card making techniques.

Candy Bouquet

32.  Candy Gram Birthday Card ~ Here’s a template for making a birthday card made up of candy, always a big hit!33. Halloween Candy Bouquet ~ The free printable Halloween tags make the perfect embellishment for this Halloween candy bouquet that’s fun to make and spook-tacular!34.  DIY Candy Bouquet ~ Who wants money when you can have candy, right? {snicker} Here’s a great tutorial for making a candy bouquet.

Gift Card Exchange

35.  Christmas Gift Cards with Printable File ~ Cut out the cute latte cup shape with the printable file for this adorable Christmas card perfect for coffee lovers.

36.  DIY Gift Card Holders for Christmas ~ This DIY gift card holders are made out of Kraft paper bags and the tutorial includes video instructions for making them! Score!

Gift Certificate Template

37.  Christmas Gift Certificate ~ This template works well for a gift card that you can give for Christmas. Just print and fold.

38.  Homemade Christmas Gift Certificates ~ You’ll find over 100 editable gift certificates specifically designed for Christmas here. Which will you choose?

39.  Baby Sitting Gift Certificate ~ Download this free gift certificate temple to give the gift of FREE babysitting!

40.  Gift Certificate Templates Editable with Word ~ Choose from a variety of free printable gift certificates that you can edit in Word.
41.  Free Printable Gift Certificate Template for Men ~ This free printable gift certificate is appropriate for men and has blank lines to fill in who it’s for, what they get and who it is from.

43.  Birthday Gift Certificate Template ~ Edit and print out this colorful Birthday Gift Certificate template for a fun gift of your choosing.

44.  Romance Coupon template ~ These Free Printable LOVE coupons are a great gift idea for your sweetheart!

45.  Restaurant Gift Certificate Template ~ These traditional gift certificate templates work well for restaurant gift certificate gift giving!

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