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Great Impressions Stamps–St Nicholas Gift Card Holder

Hello! Happy Monday!  Can you believe how quickly Christmas is coming?  It is just over 2 weeks away!  I still have soooo much to do!


I did get started on some gift card holders.  This one uses Saint Nicholas (E659) from Great Impressions Stamps.  Here is a look at the side I decorated.


2013-12-09 Santa GC holder WM


And a look at the reverse side.  


2013-12-09 Santa GC holder back WM


I hope to get a few more of these completed soon and will share them with you here.


Have a great day!     Thank you for stopping by!




  • Stamps:  Saint Nicholas (E659) from Great Impressions Stamps
  • Inks:  Memento Tuxedo Black, Distress Inks Tea Dye
  • Paper:  Papertrey Kraft CS, Bazzill Basics CS,  Authentique Wonder 6x6 paper oad
  • Tools:  Big Shot,  Papertrey Damask Snowflake, Layerz Mat Stack #1 & Gift Card Holder dies,  Spellbinders Circle dies, Provocraft snowflake embossing folder
  • Embellishments:  Psssst! Sparkle Shimmer Spritz, May arts burlap twine, Crinkle Ribbon from My Craft Spot, misc. button



Sandra H said…
"WOW"So beautiful x
Loz said…
Gorgeous card and image Cheryl. I spotted this on MIM..Loz
Davi said…
Beautiful gift card holder! I love it :)
Sylvia Anderson said…
This is lovely, a great idea x
Thank you for joining in The Stamping Chef challenge, good luck x
Janette said…
A gorgeous gift card holder, love the vintage feel it has...
Thanks for sharing with us at CraftyCatz this week.x
Cathy P. said…
I love the style of your gift card holder. Glad you showed a photo of the back. The rounded corners on the flap are great. Thanks for linking up with us at the Sister Act Challenge Blog.
Hugs, Cathy xx
This is so clever and kewl! You are rocking the craft paper!
JanR said…
Wonderful! I love the papers you used. Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon.
Claudia said…
Hi Cheryl, what a wonderful stamp of Santa. This is so cute and your projekt turned out so wonderful.

Thank you very much for joining us at the Fun with Shapes and more Challenge.

Hugs Claudia
Trimgym said…
Lovely card, thank you for applying to our DT at CRAFT Challenge (or did you link to the wrong Inlinkz?)

Jo and the CRAFT Team
Julie Short said…
Your gift card is lovely. Thank you for linking to Anything But A Card this challenge.
sue w. said…
What a super gift card holder. Love Santa and the papers are super. Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts.
Hugs Sue W.
Kat said…
Beautiful gift card holder Cheryl. I love how you've used Kraft card and that's a great Santa. Thanks for joining us at TG this week.

Kat x
Kat said…
Beautiful gift card holder Cheryl. I love how you've used Kraft card and that's a great Santa. Thanks for joining us at TG this week.

Kat x
Jessi Fogan said…
Just LOVELY! Perfect amount of distressing - I love the vintage feel! Thanks so much for playing at Drunken Stampers with us this week :)
Donna said…
Gorgeous gift card holder! Makes any I have made look crappy!! LOL
Thanks for playing along with the Drunken Stampers for this week's "Santa Claus" challenge!
Jo Ann said…
This has a wonderful vintage feel to it. Love your papers, lay-out and burlap too. So glad you joined us at our neighborhood---613 Avenue Create. God bless!

Jo Ann said…
Ooops...not a burlap, I meant the inked Kraft CS!...LOL
Lindsey said…
This is beautiful, Cheryl! Perfectly decorated inside and out. Thanks for playing along with us at Drunken Stampers this week!
Lisa S. said…
Terrific gift card Cheryl! Thanks for joining us at MIM.
Ivi said…
Great card. Clean, but so nice!!
Thanks for joining us at fwsam.

Hugs Ivi
WOW . . . what a GREAT card! Just love the vintage look of your image, too! Thanks for joining us this week at Hiding In My Craft Room. Hope to see you join us again soon! (and Good Luck!!!)

Lovely giftcard holder. Thanks for joining us at Paper Crafting Journey!
Hope to see you again

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