Masculine Gift Card Holders That Will Have You Celebrating In Style (Video)

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So many of us struggle when it comes time to create cards for the guys in our lives? I am not really sure why that is. Maybe as women we are naturally drawn to images and colors we enjoy when we are creating…who knows, but I will tell you, it can definitely be a challenge for this girl.

Today I have a super fun project that will have you celebrating those guys (and gals) in your life in style!

I created this gender neutral gift card holder in my Tuesday YouTube LIVE featuring a few products from the upcoming Bright & Beautiful Product Suite that will be available starting May 2, 2023. I also pulled in the brand new color, Azure Afternoon, and paired it with Lemon Lime Twist and Blueberry Bushel (a couple returning favorite colors). I love the shades of blues with a little pop of green.

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This project is an awesome go to layout you can use over and over again for just about any upcoming Celebration.

I simply love the mix of fun watercolored patterns in the Bright & Beautiful Designer Series Paper (DSP). This paper pack is full of cheerful patterns you can use on sooo many projects. You can see in the pics above, that I created a couple different versions where I changed out the paper patterns and even added the amazing Gold Celebrations Specialty overlay to the one on the left. Do you have a favorite? Tell me in the comments below.

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Elevate your celebrations with the poppin Beautiful Balloons bundle that really fills your celebrations with excitement! This bundle has what every celebration needs … balloons, streamers, confetti and so much more to blow your loved ones away. You just can’t go wrong with this festive stamp set and dies bundle!

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Project Layers (Imperial):

  • 5-1/2” x 4-1/4” Azure Afternoon CS
  • 5-1/4” x 4” DSP
  • 3-1/4” x 8-1/2” Blueberry Bushel CS
  • (2) 3” x 4” DSP
  • 3” x 4” Basic White CS
  • 3” x 2” DSP
  • 2-7/8” x 3-7/8” Specialty DSP (optional)
  • 3” x 3” Azure Afternoon CS- die cut
  • 1-3/4” x 2” Lemon Lime Twist CS- die cut
  • Scrap Basic White CS- die cut
  • 4-1/2” x ¾” Basic White CS
  • Scrap Blueberry Bushel CS- die cut
  • Approx 9” twine

Project Layers (Metric):

  • 14.8 cm x 10.5 cm Azure Afternoon CS
  • 14.2 cm x 9.9 cm DSP
  • 8.5 cm x 21 cm Blueberry Bushel CS
  • (2) 7.9 cm x 9.9 cm DSP
  • 7.9 cm x 9.9 cm Basic White CS
  • 7.9 cm x 5 cm DSP
  • 7.6 cm x 9.6 cm Specialty DSP (optional)
  • 8 cm x 8 cm Azure Afternoon CS- die cut
  • 4.5 cm x 5 cm Lemon Lime Twist CS- die cut
  • Scrap Basic White CS- die cut
  • 12 cm x 2 cm Basic White CS
  • Scrap Blueberry Bushel CS- die cut
  • Approx. 23 cm twine

I have created a printable recipe with the complete supply list and cut dimensions for you. Please note a few of the items used will not be available to purchase until May 2, 2023. Simple click the button below to access the printable file.

Want to give this one a try? Watch the video below and be sure to leave me a comment. Don’t forget to share the video with your crafty friends! While you are watching, I would appreciate you subscribing to my YouTube channel.

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Wasn’t that super fun? I think this would also make a wonderful party invitation. What do you think? Tell me in the comments below the post.

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Additional Items Coming May 2, 2023:

  • Bright & Beautiful Suite #161460
  • Azure Afternoon Cardstock #161719 & Ink Pad #161663

(returning May 2)
Lemon Lime Twist 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

(returning May 2)
Blueberry Bushel Classic Stampin' Pad

(returning May 2)
Lemon Lime Twist Classic Stampin' Pad

(returning May 2)

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