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Picture my life (PML) cards are very versatile. They are not just for scrapbooks. They can be used for cards, embellishments on scrapbook pages, mini-albums and in my case gift card holders. I have discovered the4x6 cards are the perfect size for holding gift cards. These holders are quick and easy to do and add a little excitements to giving gift cards. I made four of them in less than an hour … it probably would have been less time if I didn’t have to clean up my work space first … I bet no creative person can relate to that.
I scored that PML cards using the NEW Close to my Heart Scoring board at 1 1/2″ and 4 1/4″.
I used a variety of methods to close the edges of the cards. I used liquid glass to seal the edges. Just use a very thing line close to edge of the card in order to have enough room to place the gift card.
I used washi tape to close the edge of this one. This leave plenty of room to place the gift card.
I used our great NEW punches to add a nice edge to the back of the cards.
Now on to how they are closed. Card 1 has threaded ribbon through the punched back and then tied it on the from of the card in a bow.
Card 2 has a circle cut from a smaller PML card and adhered it to the lower piece of the card and the upper piece is tucked behind the circle. You can see what I am trying to describe below.
Card 3 has a Twist tie threaded through a punched hole and then tied together on the front.
Your next stop on the Cross Canada Hop is Krista of Simply Creating.
If you get lost along the way, you can head to Michelle S Blog as she has the complete blog list.
Thanks for hopping along with us – we hope we were able to inspire you to get creative using some of the designs, products and techniques seen along the way. We hope you will join us again next month when we will be featuring So mark September 15th on your calendars and hop along with us.