Gift Card Giving Made Personal

Whether you’re shopping for your bestie, mom or favorite hairstylist, a gift card is the perfect gift to give and personalize for everyone on your list. From pretty pairings to initials and festive wrapping, giving gift cards a personal feel is just a few crafty DIY steps away. For even more gift card giving and wrapping inspiration, see how Brittni from Paper & Stitch turns gift cards into thoughtful gifts and fun gift wrapping ideas to fa-la-la love from our guest blogger, Lexy, at PROPER.

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Add a Candle

Supplies:

Directions:

  1. Add feathers inside the box as a decorative filler.
  2. Place Illume candle in the box and close it.
  3. Secure a small white feather with decorative tape to the top of the box.
  4. Layer a maurices gift card over the feather and secure it with photo corners at the very top of the box.
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card

Dress it up with Fragrance

Supplies:

  • maurices Gift Card
  • maurices Fragrance
  • Initial (first initial of the person you are gifting)
  • Natural Carton
  • Metallic Wood Chips
  • Packing Twine or String
  • Scissors

Directions:

  1. Add metallic wood chips to the bottom of the carton.
  2. Place your favorite maurices fragrance and initial inside the carton.
  3. Wrap packing twine around the carton and add maurices gift card under the twine.
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card

Add a Magazine

Supplies:

  • maurices Gift Card
  • Any Magazine
  • maurices Headwrap
  • Metallic Letter Stickers
  • Packing Twine or String
  • Kraft Gift Tag
  • Kraft Photo Corners
  • Scissors

Directions:

  1. Add the metallic letter stickers to the Kraft tag.
  2. Slide a maurices headwrap over the magazine.
  3. Thread packing twine onto the tag.
  4. Wrap packing twine around magazine and tie a knot in the back.
  5. Add photo corners to the maurices gift card and stick to the magazine cover.
  6. Slide the headwrap and gift tag so they overlap the gift card.
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card

Pair it with Nail Polish

Supplies:

  • maurices Gift Card
  • Nail Poilsh
  • Metallic Letter Stickers
  • Votive Candle Holder
  • Metallic Wood Chips
  • Embroidery Thread
  • Kraft Gift Tag
  • Small Clothespin or Clip
  • Thin Wood Dowel
  • Glue Gun
  • Scissors

Directions:

  1. Add wood chips into votive candle holder and set aside.
  2. Cut 12-inches off of the end of the embroidery thread bundle.
  3. Wrap the two ends of the embroidery thread bundle around the bundle and tie in a knot.
  4. Cut the bundle in half.
  5. Use the 12-inch piece to wrap around the top of the bundle and knot it creating a tassel.
  6. Stick the initials of the person you are gifting onto the gift tag.
  7. Tie the tassel to the gift tag.
  8. Glue a small clothespin to the wood dowel.
  9. Cut dowel to size.
  10. Place clip and nail polish inside votive candle holder.
  11. Add more wood clips (if needed).
  12. Clip initial gift tag and gift card to clothespin.
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card

Frame it up

Supplies:

  • maurices Gift Card
  • Christmas Card or Photo
  • Wood Piece
  • Easel or Hanging Hardware
  • Clothespins or Clips (2)
  • Glue Gun

Directions:

  1. Glue the clothespins to the wood piece.
  2. Secure photo and maurices gift card to clothespins and wood piece.
  3. Attach hanging hardware to the back of the wood piece.
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card

Pair with a Plant

Supplies:

  • maurices Gift Card
  • Succulent or Small Plant
  • Votive Candle Holder
  • Moss
  • Potting Soil
  • Small Clothespin or Clip

Directions:

  1. Place succulent plant inside candle holder.
  2. Add potting soil, filling the candle holder and securing the plant.
  3. Cover the soil around the plant with moss.
  4. Clip gift card with small clothespin and add to the rim of the candle holder.
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card

Personalize it with Initials

Supplies:

Directions:

  1. Wrap a piece of rope around an initial and wallet or card holder.
  2. Tie a knot in the back.
  3. Insert the maurices gift card into the rope.
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
Maurices Blog - DIY gift card
  • Cute and achievable ideas for every budget! Great tips.