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Owl Punch Reindeer Gift Card Holder

Gift cards can be a great present for someone that can be difficult to buy for - I've come up with what I think is a fabulous way to dress the gift card and make a lovely personalised gift


Rudolf is made from the amazing Owl Punch, the little owl feet have been trimmed off and the nose is cut with the punch too. The antlers are made from the Tree Builder punch. I saw my daughter watching Mr Maker during the week, she just loves "googly eyes", so I opted for them rather than the Owl punch eyes in this instance.

I used the Ornate Tag Topper Punch to create the Tag, then made a template to make the case to slide it into.  The heat embossed sentiment is from the Flurry of Wishes stamp set. 


I decided to mount the Gift Card Case onto a card so that we can write a message, but you could just leave gift just using the Case.

To finish off I gave the the white cardstock a touch of winter cheer with the Softly Falling TIEF - I just love this embossing folder - needed to cool down somehow here in Adelaide - just been through a December heatwave record with 4 consecutive days over 40C/104F and its heating up again just in time for Christmas!

I am just adoring this colour combo - Whisper White, Soft Sky & Cherry Cobbler, I never would have thought of it until a saw a similar combo on one of Brian King's cards which featured Pool Party, Cherry Cobbler & Whisper White.

I am entering this project in the and the following challenges and Just Add Ink #293:

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  2. OMG Sue - this is so stinkin' ADORABLE! I love Rudolf's googlie little eyes and also a gift card pocket is so clever. You have combined both challenges perfectly.
    Thanks so much for playing along to the Global Design Project this week, wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas. xo

  3. Such a sweet card, Sue! I love the little pouch you've created - how adorable! Thanks for the shoutout you have me in the post, too. :) Thank you so much for playing along with this week's CASE the Designer Challenge for the Global Design Project - glad you did.

  4. This is super cute, Sue! Rudolf is adorable and his googly eyes are perfect! Your pocket hiding behind him is such a clever way to house a gift card too. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink :-)

  5. Your colour combination on this punch art cutie is great. It is amazing where we can gain inspiration. Thanks so much for playing at Global Design Project with us. Merry Christmas!

  6. Adorable and so creative Sue! Loving the tag detail too! Thanks for sharing at Just Add Ink.

  7. Sue, I love how you combined the sketch and Bibi's card for a really fun Christmas card. Thanks for playing along with us at Global Design Project this week and Happy Holidays!

  8. I just LOVE your card! I wanted to let you know that I’ve chosen your creation as one of my Favorite Picks and linked back to your blog! Thanks so much for sharing your talent. Kathy at

  9. Sue this is a fantastic idea!!! I've got a few more to make (even though it's past Christmas) and I think I'l definitely be making one of these. Love that little reindeer too!
    Thanks for sharing with us at JAI.

    JAI Design Team


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