Upcycled Paper Toweling Tube Gift Card Holder

I ran across this idea somewhere on the web and I just loved it! Beside that we go through a lot of paper towel and toilet paper with 7 people in the house and I now I have a use for those tubes. You do need the paper towel length tube to make a gift card holder

Paper Towel Tube Pillow Box
A toilet paper tube is too short for gift cards, but you can use them for other gifts or treats. I cut the tube down to 5" and pressed it flat. Then I found a can that was the right size and traced the can to make arcs at each end

trace can
After they were traced, I scored the lines with a bone folder. Erase the marks and press the ends in along the score.

Score traced lines

Press in the ends
Paint the tube with acrylic paint.

Paint the Tube

Stamp the music with Soft Suede ink.

Stamp the Music
Emboss "Merry Christmas" with Cherry Cobbler powder. Insert card into tube.

Card
Tie on tulle and give gift.

Tie on Tulle
I hope you are enjoying these Gift Card Holder ideas. I have more. Remember you can find the stamping supplies in my online store.

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