5 Minute Gift Wrap Idea for Holiday Gift Cards

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Gift Card Ornaments are a festive and easy way to wrap and give those gift cards this holiday season! Fun as stocking stuffers or to hang on the tree Christmas morning.

A gift and gift wrap all-in-one, these gift card ornaments come together quickly and are much more fun to give and receive than stuffing a card into an envelope or gift bag!

You can hang them on the tree to open Christmas morning, add them to a stocking or hang them off a stocking holder on the mantel.

Start with some fillable acrylic ornaments from the craft store. To make life easy, use a bigger size ornament than I did, like  these, that can hold a gift card easily without having to flex it. (My ornaments were 4 inches, you’ll be happier with the next size up, 4.72 inches.)

  • The larger size also allows you to fill it with more goodies too. I added some candy and some Christmas tinsel garland from Dollar Tree that I cut to fill the back half of the ornament and add a little festive sparkle.

  • As these plastic ornaments are inexpensive -> read cheap ;) some will snap shut and hold together better than others.

  • To make sure the ornaments stayed closed after filling, I used a glue gun to run a bead of glue down the seam, and attached a ribbon which also added a festive embellishment.

  • Use a minimal amount of glue so the ribbon can easily be peeled off to open it. Alternatively, use some decorative washi tape to hold the ornaments closed if needed.

Here’s another fun variation if you’re giving money this holiday season, gift wrap it in an ornament and add a Scratch-Off!

Roll up your cash and tie it up with some baker’s twine or ribbon. Place it and the Scratch-Off with your tinsel and candy in your fillable ornament if desired.

More photos at the blog link below along with 15 additional creative craft projects.

Disclaimer: Follow state statutes for Scratch-Off lottery tickets. North Carolina General Statute 18C-131 (d) prohibits the sale of lottery tickets to a person under the age of 18 years. You must be at least 18 years of age or older to play. Play responsibly.

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