Guest Post: Monster Gift Card Holder

I just wanted to let you all know that I’m sharing a tutorial on how to make a fun monster gift card holder today over at The Ivy Cottage.

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    What You Need

    • Piece of fabric 3.5 by 12 inches
    • Batting
    • 2 buttons (different sizes are a plus)
    • Ribbon (if you want it to be a girl)
    • Small scrap of felt (or other fabric for teeth)

    What To Do

    1. Cut fabric pieces. You need 2 body pieces about 3.5 x 5.5 inches. 1 lower body piece 3.5 x 4.5 inches. Arms 2 pieces 2 x 2 inches. Cut teeth
    2. On the lower body piece turn under the short edge and sew down. 
    3. Arrange the teeth and sew down.
    4. Fold each arm part in piece and sew one two two edges leaving one side open. Then flip them inside out so that you have two little arms.
    5. Sew on your eyes on one of the body pieces leaving adequate room around the edges to allow for you to sew.
    6. Lay all the front pieces like shown above with the hands facing inward. Next lay the back piece on top and pin making sure to catch the arms and lower body pieces. 
    7. Sew around the edges leaving a hole in the bottom edge to allow you to right side out the monster.
    8. Stuff the monster and sew shut. 
    9. Tie a bow and sew it on.
    10. Add a gift card and you’re good to go.

    The possibility are endless. It would be cute with all sorts of fun fabrics. You could even use it as a little jewelry pouch. I’d love to see if you make your own little monsters.


      1. This is too cool. I love cute monsters :)

      2. What a fun and unique way to present a gift card!

      3. so cool!!

        Natasha xx

      4. This SOO super cute!! I would LOVE if you linked this up to Take it on Tuesday blog hop!!

      5. This is so cool. I love it. It makes receiving a gift card so fabulously special.
        Greetings from Germany

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      7. Cute! So much better than just a plain gift card.

      8. So cute! This would be perfect for a teenaged boy. (Like my brother).

      9. This is so cool!!!!

      10. Thanks for linking to Take-A-Look Tuesday – you were featured today! – – Mandy,

      11. This looks like a GREAT gift idea for boys. Both little boys and some young men too. You know they are so hard to buy for that it’s easier to get them a gift card and now you’ve made the perfect pouch too.

        Thank you for linking this up to my “Your Cozy Home Party”. I appreciate your participation. I did not see a link back, so if you haven’t included that, please be sure to add it. Thanks!

      12. so so so cute!!!! I’m pinning him for cute inspitation!!!!

      13. What a great idea! I’m not one for giving gift cards but when they are presented like that… Makes it a very fun gift!

      14. How cute is this! I give a lot of gift cards and with your tutorial, I’m ready to create my own holder.

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      16. saw this and had to post it on my blog as a little inspiration hope you dont mind. Its just so adorable!

      17. Very cozy card holder how much card we can put at ones?
        Gift Card printing
        Scratch Cards
        Plastic Business Cards

      18. Great job you have done. I must try to make Plastic Card Holders like this. Thanks for sharing.

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