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Watch Me Wednesday :: Holiday Gift Card Sachet

Hey There! I hope you're having a great week! I'm so happy today is Hump Day because it's the end of my work week! YAAAY! But, I'm even more excited to start sharing holiday projects for the WMW video series. Instead of creating a card, I was inspired by a felt pocket I've been holding on to for about two years! I couldn't quite use it, so I thought to create my own version.

I stitched together two 5" x 5" felt squares around the border using my sewing machine. I embellished the front with a few of my favorite current elements.

Using Spellbinders' ornament die template, I created a unique decorative edge.

Here is the simple gift card holder insert. Customize the card with a handwritten sentiment.

Here's how I made it!

Click here to view the video on YouTube.


Stamps :: Gina K. Stamps - winter mittens, heirloom ornaments
Ink :: Clearsnap - ColorBox chianti; Stampin' Up! - white
Cardstock :: Papertrey Ink - kraft
Embellishments :: Papertrey Ink - white felt, pure poppy twill tape, new leaf button; Heather Bailey - green felt; Craft Supply - bakers twine; Webster's Pages - gold netting trim; May Arts - twine; MWooderson etsy shop - red sparkly sprigs
Tools :: Spellbinders - S4-110 classic ovals large, S4-283 2010 heirloom ornaments, GC-001 grand calibur; Janome - sewing machine; Stampin' Up! - slot punch

Thanks for taking a peek today! Have a good one!


Keva said...

This is SO stinkin' cute!! What a wonderful idea...it came together perfectly. Love it!

Creations by Patti said...

I absolutely LOVE this concept - OMG - how great is it???? So fabulous........I am soooo glad I got that heirloom ornament die. You are so clever. Thanks for sharing a great way to utilize it even after the holidays!!!!

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jen said...

gorgeous! LOVE the way you used the die for the pretty decorative edge!

Lea L. said...

This is fabulous! I love the felt pocket, and the cute accents you added to it! ♥♥♥

Tami McBeain said...

What a beautiful way to give a gift card! Thanks for the awesome video tutorial!

Aimes said...

Fabulous!!! Not only loving that traditional colour combo but adore the way you wrap up a gift card. In fact, forget the gift card, I'd be thrilled to receive just the card sachet :)

Helen F. said...

Ashley, this is a beautiful "Gift card" idea! I love your felt pocket for other 'gifts' too~~ like tea bags, spice packets, air fresheners, or Godiva chocolate bars :o!
Thanks for the great instructional videos.

Ren-Yi said...

this pocket is just darling. what a neat way to use the ornament die. great holiday gift ideas! (love the christmassy bell jingle in your video!)

Steph said...

This is so pretty Ashley, and really brightens up giving a gift card. Thanks for making this video!

Mona Pendleton said...

What a pretty gift card holder Ashley! Love how you incorporated felt!

Savitri said...

This is awesome!!! Oh, the card on your blog giveaway is too. LOVE them Ash!! Great vid! Didn't go through all the way but loved what I saw!

Carly said...

Wow! I love this!! It's just so gorgeous!

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