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Gift card holder for a gamer

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My son, like most other tweens, loves playing games. XBox, Playstation, Nintendo. . . . all that stuff. So when his friend’s birthday rolled around, instead of worrying about which game he wanted and still didn’t have, we went to GameStop and picked up a gift card. I love shopping for personal, meaningful gifts but sometimes . . .  it just doesn’t happen, ya know?

I thought this image from Mo’s Digital Pencil would be perfect for a gift card holder, so I downloaded and printed it on Gina K’s cardstock and then colored with Copics. The card itself is made of some bluejean-y Core’dinations cardstock with a little bit of SU! Red and some metallic silver fancy paper from who knows which company. Little letter stickers from Making Memories and red ribbon from my stash were used, too.  The finished card is normal sized card with a 1.5″ flap inside that holds the card. I just cut the cardstock to 5 1/2″ x 10″ and scored at 4 1/4″ and 8 1/2″, folded and added a little adhesive to the flap to keep it stuck to the card. So easy!

Hope you have a wonderful weekend!

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9 Comments

  1. Posted June 4, 2010 at 8:39 am | Permalink

    Awesome card. Perfect for a boy that age.

  2. Posted June 4, 2010 at 10:18 am | Permalink

    This is a great card!

  3. Posted June 4, 2010 at 10:43 am | Permalink

    This card is awesome! That Core’dinations paper is so PERFECT and your colouring is excellent, Jenn! Happy weekend to you, too!

    (((hugs))) & Smooches!

    Cris

  4. Posted June 4, 2010 at 3:02 pm | Permalink

    ACCCCKKKKKKK!!! I am in LOVE with that image!! Too awesome!!

  5. Posted June 6, 2010 at 9:58 am | Permalink

    That image rocks! I LOVE your coloring, the paper you used with it and those sticky letters. The card is PERFECT for gamers.
    Miss you!
    Hugs and smiles

  6. Posted June 6, 2010 at 10:40 pm | Permalink

    That is GORGEOUS, Jenn! That textured paper is TDF and your coloring is AWESOME!

  7. Posted June 7, 2010 at 2:53 am | Permalink

    Your coloring is out of this world amazing Jenn!!! Couldn’t agree more, this image is just perfect for a gift card.

    Hope you have a great week!

  8. Posted June 11, 2010 at 9:47 am | Permalink

    so cute! errr… ummmm… manly! i know my son would love a present like this. <3 that image too!

  9. Anne
    Posted June 13, 2010 at 5:59 am | Permalink

    Love this image!! What a perfect tween boy card… and that’s no small accomplishment!! Love you card… it’s perfect!!

    Thanks!! Anne

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