Holiday Gift Card Holders

By  Rebekah Meier 

size: 3-1/2"x2-1/2"

  • Holiday Gift Card Holders


  • Off-white felt, 9”x12”, two
  • Felt, scraps: red, green, brown
  • Ribbon, 1/4”x6”, three (handles)
  • Red/white checked ribbon, scraps
  • Off-white crepe paper streamers, scraps
  • Red rick rack, scraps


  • Pinking shears
  • Sewing machine and off-white thread
  • Ranger Stickles Glitter Glue: Crystal, Lime, Candy Cane
  • Beacon Adhesives Fabri-Tac Permanent Adhesive

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, ruler, pencil, cardstock scraps

Pattern - Holiday Gift Card Holders

  • 1. From off-white felt, cut two 2-3/4"x3-1/2" rectangles for each holder.
  • 2. Machine stitch 1/8" from raw edge on sides and bottom.
  • 3. Trim scant 1/8" from stitched line and top edge using pinking shears.
  • 4. Print out patterns onto cardstock scraps. Trace and cut out ornament, tree, and holly shapes from red, brown, and green felt. Adhere shapes onto front of holders using fabric glue.
  • 5. Adhere ribbon handles to inside of holders.
  • 6. Cut crepe paper to fit inside of holder; adhere using fabric glue. Trim top edge using pinking shears.
  • 7. Measure and cut rick rack and check ribbon even with width of holder. Decorate tree with rick rack. Use fabric glue to adhere onto holder.
  • 8. Referring to photo, decorate holly, ornament, tree, and holder edges using glitter glues.
  • 9. Insert gift card into holder.
  • Tip
  • 1. Follow the same steps to create a durable holder out of heavy cardstock and papers.