Gift Card Holders

Recycle toilet paper rolls into a gift card holder.

Approximate Time: 20 minutes


  • empty toilet paper roll
  • scrapbooking paper scraps
  • about 30 inches of ribbon
  • Modge Podge
  • embellishments (letter or flowers)


  1. Flatten a toilet paper roll.

  2. Measure length and width.

  3. Cut 2 pieces of scrapbook paper the length and width of the flattened paper roll.

  4. Adhere the 2 pieces of paper to the toilet paper roll (one on each side, covering the roll)

  5. Adhere your ribbon to the paper roll so that it will secure the gift card at the bottom. You should able to tie a bow at the top.

  6. Embellish by adding additional papers, a greeting, flowers, etc.

  7. Insert gift card and tie a bow at the top.

By Melissa from Down South

April 8, 20100 found this helpful

This is a really great craft. Thank you so much for sharing! :)

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April 14, 20100 found this helpful

Too cute!

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Giving gift cards or cash for Christmas? Have you seen the prices of gift card holders? Here's an inexpensive way to present them for Christmas. Using felt sheets, double over and lay a gift card on it as a guide. You can get two stockings out of one 8x11 sheet of felt. Cut out a stocking shape allowing for small seams on sides. Use decorative scissors on raw edges. Sew or glue all edges except the top of stocking. Decorate these with beads, buttons, cinnamon sticks, small wrapped candies, etc (again let you imagination go wild). Insert gift card or money inside and these can be hung from the tree by adding a string for hanging or they tuck nicely into a card. Just a little added touch to your gift.


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