Gatefold Gift Card Holder + Hop

Gatefold Gift Card Holder | Nina-Marie Design

Happy Thursday crafters! Today is a special day, as Pretty Pink Posh celebrates their May 2017 product release! I was so excited that Paulina from Pretty Pink Posh asked me to guest for this hop. There are many beautiful and fun products in this release, which I think you will enjoy!

Gatefold Gift Card Holder | Nina-Marie Design

In the blog hop, there are many designers participating; if you’ve already been hopping along, you should have arrived from Amy Kolling’s blog. All the other hoppers and giveaway info is down at the bottom of this post.

Gatefold Gift Card Holder | Nina-Marie Design

Today I am creating a set of three gift card holders, which feature many of the new May release products from Pretty Pink Posh. Two of my favorites from this release are the Scallop Circle Tags and the Scallop Borders 2 die sets. Both are used in these cards.

The Scallop Circle Tags come in two different sizes. The set also has a small perforated flap that can be die cut into either of the tags… this would be super cute as a peek-a-boo tag, don’t you think??

Gatefold Gift Card Holder | Nina-Marie Design

The Scallop Borders 2 die set is a second addition to Paulina’s scalloped borders collection; she previously released the Scallop Borders 1 die set. This collection of both borders are so handy for a variety of things; today I used the chevron from the new Scallop Borders 2 set to create a fancy edge on my gatefold flaps. With the scalloped, chevron edge, the gatefold design instantly has a much more interesting appearance.

Gatefold Gift Card Holder | Nina-Marie Design

And how about those gorgeous florals? Those are from the new Build a Bloom stamp set, also by Pretty Pink Posh. The stamp set is made up of a bunch of different floral images that can be used to make custom bouquets and arrangements to pretty backgrounds. I used the stamps to create a tone-on-tone stamping effect for my gatefold flaps, and then on the inside of the card, create a much more colorful pattern.

By having the continuity in patterns on both the front and the inside of the card, this ties everything together. The look is not too busy because of the subtle tone-on-tone effect for the front flaps; this balances out the bright colors of the inside perfectly.

Gatefold Gift Card Holder | Nina-Marie Design
Gatefold Gift Card Holder | Nina-Marie Design

For the sentiments on these gift card holders, I was really excited to break out the new Hero Arts You Are Loved stamp set. I picked this up out at Simon Says Create last month and couldn’t wait to start using it!

I really love how there are so many unique sentiments included in this set, all centered around kindness and encouragement. I chose to use the sentiment “you are loved” on all three of these cards, along with the small heart image.

Gatefold Gift Card Holder | Nina-Marie Design

These cards really are quite easy to make and I hope you will check out the video to below to see how I created them!

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Blog hops are ALWAYS full of giveaways! As part of the May release celebration, Pretty Pink Posh is giving away four $25 gift certificates today and tomorrow (two each day) to random commenters on the blog hop. So leave a comment everywhere you go to increase your chances at winning!

Gatefold Gift Card Holder | Nina-Marie Design

If you’ve been hopping along with us, there is one more stop in today’s hop: the talented Yoonsun Hur (I adore her cards)! But the fun doesn’t stop today! Tomorrow (May 12th), is day two of the Pretty Pink Posh release blog hop! So you’ll want to visit the Pretty Pink Posh blog to see tomorrow’s full line up of designers!

And if you are new to the hop, here is the full hop order:




Gatefold Gift Card Holder | Nina-Marie Design

84 Responses

  1. Avatar Kathy Mc says:

    WOW, Nina-Marie, I’m impressed with your beautiful gate-fold gift card holders. They turned out beautifully using PPP new products. Love those edger dies and tags!

  2. Avatar Jeanne Montgomery says:

    Cheerful! Pretty! Fun!

  3. Avatar Kelly B says:

    Great idea!

  4. Avatar Lydia Lee says:

    Super cute and creative! Thanks for the inspiration!

  5. Avatar Sue LD says:

    Cute design. I like the cheery colors.

  6. Avatar Darlene Fellows says:

    Lovely cards! Thanks for sharing

  7. Avatar Darlene Fellows says:

    Wonderful cards! thanks for sharing!

  8. Avatar Rosemary D says:

    your gift card holders are so beautiful!!

  9. Avatar Mary-Anne V says:

    What a great way to present a gift card.

  10. Avatar Tasha Dawson says:

    That is an awesome idea!

  11. I was waiting for some Nina-Marie pop of colour, and I was not disappointed! :-) Fabulous!

  12. Avatar Denise Bryant says:

    Love the way you used the Scallop Borders 2 die! Lovely creation!

  13. Avatar Sabrina Radican says:

    Very beautiful gate fold gift card holder!!!

  14. Avatar Kailash says:

    Lovely project!!

  15. Avatar Barbara Falcone says:

    Great gift card….always looking for new ways to give a gift card. Thank you

  16. Avatar Carla Hundley says:

    Your gift card holders
    are so pretty and look
    really easy to make!
    Carla from Utah

  17. Great card love all of the colours!!!!

  18. Avatar Becca Yahrling says:

    These are so lovely! And I really want to make a few myself, thanks for the video!

  19. Avatar Teresa Doyle says:

    Nina, these are just gorgeous! As much as I love the stamps, I don’t have many of these basic dies which you need to do such a card. I love the scalloped edge die on this gift card.
    As always, your work is simply amazing!

  20. Avatar Tracy A says:

    Beautiful. I love this way of presenting a gift card. Thanks for always including a video. They are so helpful.

  21. Avatar Cynthia Cole says:

    Beautiful gift card holder.

  22. Avatar Magee says:

    The gift card holders are great. Perfect timing with graduation soon.

  23. Avatar Gilda (McStamper) says:

    Love your beautiful cards. Thanks for the video.

  24. Avatar Anita Madden says:

    These gift card holders are so pretty. Thanks for the inspiration!

  25. Avatar Tracy C says:

    I have never made a gate fold card, but you have inspired me. I love the layout and the colours you chose.
    Take care

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