Why gift cards are a GREAT gifts - By Joanna Palmer @ Creative Packaging

Creative Packaging - Why Gift Cards are a Great Gift

Ahhhh it’s time to start thinking about your naughty or nice Christmas shopping list. The truth is, most of us can get a little stressed about finding the perfect gift. So why not eliminate copious trips to the mall and choose a well suited gift card? You know, gift cards can also be a necessity gift. As gift cards for gas, groceries, or drugstore purchases can be gifts that have HUGE value for anyone living on a tight budget. Here’s a stat that might change your mind about endless hours of shopping. A retail study done in 2014 showed that three out of four Americans won’t like the Christmas gift they receive (wow, really!) If your worried that a gift card isn’t special enough or that it may make you look lazy, then think about what that person likes to do, where they like to eat, or what they do for fun, just put some thought into where the gift card comes from. And don’t just stuff the gift card in an envelope. Try some of Creative Packaging wrapping tips. They are simple and easy. We promise that even those on your naughty list will feel the love!

Rudolf Reindeer Pillow Box

Gift Card Packaging

Pillow box

Red pom pom

Antlers ( print on brown paper and cut)



Instructions: Glue Eye, Pom Pom nose, and antlers onto the pillow box, and insert gift card.

 Wowza Gift box

4x4x4 gift box in white, or any pattern

20 inch long cut piece of 2 inch wide ribbon.

Instructions:  Place gift card inside box, wrap ribbon around the box and tie a shoelace bow, fluff up ribbon tales. 

Here’s a couple of BONUS ideas 

For the tea lover; Place the gift card in a pretty teacup and place in  a 4x4x4 box, tie a ribbon, attach gift tag.

For the world traveler;  Place gift card into a luggage tag , place luggage tag inside a pillow box.

What in the world are pillow boxes you ask?  Well they are these cute guys!  When assembled they look like pillows!

Gift Card Packaging


Joanna Palmer
Joanna Palmer


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