A Clever New Way to Wrap Gift Cards

Make gift cards more personal by wrapping them in festive envelopes made from origami paper and small paper doilies. With a few folds and a knotted ribbon, you have added a homemade touch to an otherwise unsentimental present.

Oh my, those are really a creative and amazing way to wrap a gift card! Deliver it with homemade bookmarks from the kids or a list of the 10 best books you've read.

But gift givers can go beyond the envelope with creative ways to wrap their gift cards.
But gift givers can go beyond the envelope with creative ways to wrap their gift cards.
Make gift cards more personal by wrapping them in festive envelopes made from origami paper and small paper doilies. With a few folds and a knotted ribbon, you have added a homemade touch to an otherwise unsentimental present.
An easy gift card wrapping idea is to tuck a gift card into a small gift—one that seems like it IS the present until the recipient investigates further. I share this gift card wrapping .
An easy gift card wrapping idea is to tuck a gift card into a small gift—one that seems like it IS the present until the recipient investigates further. I share this gift card wrapping .

But gift givers can go beyond the envelope with creative ways to wrap their gift cards.

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Many gift card wraps are dual purpose, so you're not creating waste -- something your environmentally friendly recipients will appreciate. Here are a few more products that are well suited to the "green" crowd.

Fold your gift card up in a Reusie , a reusable alternative to sandwich bags which is also the perfect size for a gift card, and your recipient will have a colorful way to "brown bag" it at work or school. The fun-loving friend or relative. Appropriate for your buddies or the people in your life who live for fun, these gift-wraps are simple and budget friendly.

From Todd Ashby, a marketing director in Iowa: We drilled holes in the ends of the cups and inserted a string of battery powered Christmas lights, illuminating the cups from within. We then decorated with miniature decorations from a local craft store. We wrapped a gift card from the same gas station like a small present and placed it at the base of the tree. Let's go to the movies: For film buffs, wrap a movie gift card in a popcorn tub some theaters sell refillable tubs , along with movie theater candy.

Pick up the tab: Give a restaurant gift card wrapped up with a place setting of disposable dinnerware and a napkin, a bottle of wine and perhaps a special dessert. Keep that card warm: Crafters will appreciate the time it took you to whip up a knitted gift cardholder see the free knitting pattern which can be reused for business cards or credit cards.

Who doesn't love a snow globe? Add a gift card to your snow globe and the experience is even more magical. How to replace a lost or stolen gift card , Last-minute gift idea: Fees, expiration limited by US law , 7 things to know about gift cards. The offers that appear on this site are from companies from which CreditCards.

This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site, including, for example, the order in which they may appear within listing categories. I love that you shared the inspiration behind this. And the last option is so adorable!!

This is such a great idea! I never even considered this. It adds that little bit of thought to a seemingly easy present! Wow, these are such awesome ideas! I would love it if someone put that much effort into a gift for me. I particularly love the animal face idea. So simple but so thoughtful as well. These suggestions are all so good. I love all these ideas! This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Awesome ideas Laura, thanks for sharing! Stunning and so so cute! Aw such cute and creative ideas! I love these ideas! Definitely going to use them for birthdays as well! Well this sorts the issue of wrapping my sisters presents! Hoping you Happy Holidays from Scandinavia! I bookmarked this, it will definitely be useful in the future! These ideas are incredible!

I love the first! I should pay more attention to this, my gift wrapped are so unstyled…. Those are sooo cute!! I love the animal idea! I love the snow globe one! Sonia A Film A Day.

Nothing says gift card wrapping like a mason jar. There are a million cute ideas, but this one is easy. Put a gift card in a mason jar. Read blog for other things to put in the jar as well. Let's face it—if you are giving a gift card to someone, even if it's to a store they will be really excited to shop at, it still feels a little lackluster when you hand it over to them. Maybe it's the small size, maybe it's because there's not usually much to unwrap, but either way it's a process. An easy gift card wrapping idea is to tuck a gift card into a small gift—one that seems like it IS the present until the recipient investigates further. I share this gift card wrapping .