Paper

Skates & Sleigh Gift Card Holders

By  Melony Bradley 

  • Sleigh Gift Card Holder
  • Skates Gift Card Holder

Materials

  • Construction paper or cardstock: white, green, red, lt. green
  • Wooden alphabet letters
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paints: Primary Red, Snow White
  • Tulip Fashion Glitter: Red Fine Jewel, Silver Fine Jewel
  • Embellishments: silk greenery, red ribbon
  • Plastic-coated wire, 8” length
  • Candy canes

Tools

  • Hole punch
  • Paper glue
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Black marker
  • Paintbrushes
  • Newspaper (to cover work surface)

Pattern - Skates & Sleigh Gift Card Holders

  • 1. On covered work surface, paint alphabet letters Primary Red or Snow White. While still wet, sprinkle with glitter. Let dry.
  • 2. Print and cut out patterns. For candy cane holder, measure and cut two 1/2"x2" paper strips. Fold strips in half. Glue strips on bottom of sleigh or skate. Glue two skate or sleigh shapes together, leaving top opening.
  • 3. Glue glitter letters on skate or sleigh. Let dry.
  • 4. For skate, punch holes (laces) on side of skate. Thread ribbon through holes; knot ends. Glue greenery on sleigh.
  • 5. Use hole punch to punch holes on either side of skate or sleigh. Measure and cut 8" wire length. Insert wire ends through holes; knot ends on inside.
  • 6. Insert candy cane through paper strip on bottom of skate or sleigh. Insert gift card in top opening.