Some people don’t like giving gift cards because they think they are impersonal. I’m definitely not in that category because nothing gets me going like guilt free money to burn in a store I love!
If you want to add a creative touch or personalize a gift card, why not package it in a really cute way? Enter mason jars for gift card packaging! I used the same materials to make my DIY Mason Jar Snow Globes but instead, ditched the glitter and water and affixed a gift card inside. Using a little hot glue, I lined the bottom edge of a gift card and snuggled it in between craft pine trees. I put both of the teacher gift-gift card jars side-by-side in a wire basket and personalized each card with a chip board letter that I painted red to match. My little girl dictated the message inside to her teachers with awesome things like, “Merry Christmas. I love you. You look like a candy cane.”
The gift cards were small, but cute and practical and who wouldn’t love to get a gift in something like this? The crafter in me would re-use all of the components if I were to get this gift. Actually, I think I’ll keep it because I love it. Just kidding… Or….Okay, I’ll give it to them.
If you are really fun, you can actually make the jars into the snow globe with the gift card inside. Snow globe gift card packaging? I might choke on a candy cane I’m so excited about that idea.
Put anything you want in a mason jar to make this packaging party, season, or person specific. The possibilities are endless! Here’s to hoping that two pre-school teachers like this gift as much as I do!
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In my dreams, I have that pillow-y fake snow in the bottom of this basket. In my dreams I also don’t take blog images with my cell phone so I guess, we can’t all be winners.
Alone, it’s simple and may need a little pizazz but when packaged with the wire basket and cards, it’s ballin’ out of control. If only the fake snow…..