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How to make a g45 coffee cup gift card holder

Make a G45 Coffee Cup Gift Card Holder

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1.\tCut a slit down the side of a 16 oz. paper coffee cup.

1. Cut a slit down the side of a 16 oz. paper coffee cup.

2.\tMy cup (Archer Farms brand from Target) had a thermal layer glued to the cup.  Remove that layer and use as template.

2. My cup (Archer Farms brand from Target) had a thermal layer glued to the cup. Remove that layer and use as template.

3. If your cup doesn’t have the extra layer, cut off the bottom disk and the rolled top rim of the cup. Use the remaining piece as your template.

4.\tTrace your template onto the back of your decorative paper.  Add approximately a 1/2" to the width of your template to ensure your ends overlap. (Shaded area in photo.)

4. Trace your template onto the back of your decorative paper. Add approximately a 1/2" to the width of your template to ensure your ends overlap. (Shaded area in photo.)

5.\tCut out your cup cover.

5. Cut out your cup cover.

6.\tAdhere cup cover to an uncut coffee cup.

6. Adhere cup cover to an uncut coffee cup.

7.\tTrace your template onto a piece of scrap cardstock.  Add approx. 1/2" to the width.  Move template 1/2" down from top of tracing and trace top edge again.  Cut out 1/2" curved accent strip.

7. Trace your template onto a piece of scrap cardstock. Add approx. 1/2" to the width. Move template 1/2" down from top of tracing and trace top edge again. Cut out 1/2" curved accent strip.

8.\tMove template 1/2" up from bottom of tracing and trace bottom edge again.  Cut out 1/2" curved accent strip.

8. Move template 1/2" up from bottom of tracing and trace bottom edge again. Cut out 1/2" curved accent strip.

9.\tTrace both 1/2\u201d accent strips onto the back of your accent paper.  Cut out.

9. Trace both 1/2” accent strips onto the back of your accent paper. Cut out.

10.\tAdhere accent strips around the top and bottom of your cup.

10. Adhere accent strips around the top and bottom of your cup.

11.\tCut a 1/8\u201d wide slit into the cup lid between the edges of the raised rim.

11. Cut a 1/8” wide slit into the cup lid between the edges of the raised rim.

12.\tCut out a 2 7/8\u201d circle of decorative paper.  Glue to the cup lid.  Cut slit into paper.

12. Cut out a 2 7/8” circle of decorative paper. Glue to the cup lid. Cut slit into paper.

13.\tWrap Washi tape around the rim of the cup lid.

13. Wrap Washi tape around the rim of the cup lid.

14.\tCreate a 3 1/2\u201d x 2 1/4" envelope to hold a gift card. If using the We R Memory Keepers Envelope Punch Board, cut out a 5\u201d square of decorative paper and score at 3\u201d.

14. Create a 3 1/2” x 2 1/4" envelope to hold a gift card. If using the We R Memory Keepers Envelope Punch Board, cut out a 5” square of decorative paper and score at 3”.

15.\tDecorate envelope and fill with your friend\u2019s favorite gift card.

15. Decorate envelope and fill with your friend’s favorite gift card.

16.\tSecure lid to cup, slip gift card envelope into slit in lid, at an angle, and decorate cup as desired.

16. Secure lid to cup, slip gift card envelope into slit in lid, at an angle, and decorate cup as desired.

17.\tPresent to a deserving friend!  (I thought it would also be fun to fill the cup with candy.)

17. Present to a deserving friend! (I thought it would also be fun to fill the cup with candy.)

  • 2.0 16oz. Paper coffee cups & covers
  • Decorative Paper
  • Washi Tape
  • Chipboard Tags, Stickers, Brads, Enamel Dots, etc.
  • Adhesives: Double-sided Tape & Liquid Glue