This Travel Coffee Cup Gift Card Holder is so cute and easy to make – and you can make it for any occasion…

Using different patterned papers you can a simple thank you (like mine below) or use Holiday papers to theme it for Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas…Valentines, Easter, Teacher Appreciation…birthdays…any event!

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Here is my tutorial so that you can make your very own Coffee Cup Gift Card Holder – at the end of this tutorial you will find a printable version too so that you can print it out and keep it for reference.

To make your Coffee Cup Gift Card Holder:

Cut a piece of cardstock to be 11″ x 4″ and score in the center at 5 1/2″…

Fold in half facing towards you.

Measure down from the left top edge (score line) 1/2″ and make a pencil mark – repeat for the other side.

Measure in from the left bottom edge by 1/2″ and make a pencil mark – repeat for the right side – join those lines like so…

And using your Paper Trimmer, cut along those diagonal lines – and this is what you will have.

Isn’t that easy?  I love how simple & quick these cards are to make!

To make the top trim take a piece of White cardstock and cut it to be 1 1/2″ x 4 1/4″ and using a Corner Rounding Punch shape the top two corners.

Place into your score tool or Paper Trimmer with score blade inserted – with the shortest side along the top edge of your trimmer – and score a line down at 1/4″ in from the edge with square corners – and this is what you will have…

And the bare bones of your card are complete and ready for assembly!

Next is the fun bit – you get to decorate your card however you wish!

First cut a piece of patterned paper to fit the front of your card – I place a piece of DSP on my desk and lay the card shape on top of it – I leave about 1/2″ at the bottom and then draw pencil lines onto the DSP following the shape of the card – I then trim along these lines and this will give you a perfect shape to adhere to your card base…

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Then you simply use Dimensionals to attach your white ‘lid’ and add your belly band.

Belly Band:

Simply take your belly band and open it out – place your card base on top of it and position where you want your belly band to be – using a pencil, gently draw down each side so that you are marking the belly band – and then cut along those lines.

You can do this and then use that as a template to cut a piece of colored cardstock or DSP if you would prefer.

I attached mine to the card using just a length of Sticky Strip along the bottom edge – I didn’t need to tape along the side edges because my gift card stayed snuggly in there without me doing that – but of course you can always tape down those edges if you want to…

Pop your gift card in however you like it to be – my top photo shows it sticking out but you can also put it in so that it is horizontal if you prefer, like this…

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Isn’t it cute?  I love how it turned out – what a great gift card holder that I think people are going to LOVE!

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