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August 5, 2007

Tent Topper Gift Cards

While at convention I received a great Tent Topper Gift card holder from Rhonda Beadell using the new Three for you Punch Box. I decided to use Rhonda's card for my inspiration in creating these great Tent Topper Gift Cards using Fast and Fun Notes for a customers party tonight....

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The base of the card is 5 1/2" x 4 1/4" (when scored it measures 2 3/4" x 4 1/4")

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To make the score marks to hold your gift card properly, simply place the gift card - centered in the bottom portion of the card - draw a line with your bone folder on each side of the gift card

I drew lines on the back side of my punch with a sharpie marker marking the middle and side center's of the punch (indicated by the notches on the punch). Place the punch into your card stock (punch side up) - match the black line with the line you drew with the bone folder and punch - repeat for the other side. This gives you the perfect spacing to add your gift card.

ETA - Here's a few samples to help answer the following question:

"How do you get an envelope to fit them??? Do you just make it yourself or what?? "

As you can see by the photos - the actually do fit in the standard sized envelopes - you can leave them folded or open them up (it's the same size as a card front - 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" when fully opened).


skyviewstamper said...

I've seen alot of these tent topper cards on blogs, are I think their great but how do you get an envelope to fit them??? Do you just make it yourself or what?? I love yours with the gift card...great idea. Could you shed some light on the envelope size? Thank you so much and love your blog!!

rozie640 said...

As I am a "visual" person I appreciate the demo, thanks Lisa, great cards.

Anonymous said...

I'm so glad you liked my idea! I feel like get so much more inspiration from you than you get from me. What an honor to be mentioned on your blog! That stamp set is perfect for this card.
Thank you!

Karen said...

These are cool! Thanks for sharing! That is one of my favorite sets

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