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Fun and Easy Grinch Gift Card Holder

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This simple Grinch Gift Card Holder project is perfect for anyone who loves the Grinch and wants to add a bit of holiday cheer to their gift-giving. With just a few supplies, you can create a unique and festive gift card holder that will surely bring a smile to the recipient’s face.

It’s a great way to get into the Christmas spirit and show creativity. So grab your supplies and prepare to make your own Grinch Gift Card Holder!

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If you’re anything like me, sometimes crafting isn’t that easy! It can take forever, the supplies can be hard to find…all the things.

But not so with this easy DIY Grinch Heart gift card holder. With just two supplies necessary and about 5 minutes, you’re done.

So, grab your scissors, and let’s make this simple gift card holder for Christmas!

Fun and Easy Grinch Gift Card Holder

Keep in mind that this particular craft is SUPER fast. It might be faster than trying to wrap a gift, honestly.

It’s simple enough that the kiddos can make it, too. So, if you plan on giving out some awesome gift cards, why not make awesome packaging?!

Now, on to Whoville!

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Can I Personalize My Grinch-Themed Gift Card Holder?

Personalizing your Grinch Gift Card Holder can make it even more special. Here are a few suggestions:

  1. Use Different Materials: Don’t limit yourself to only the materials I used. You can use a sherpa fabric, leather fabric, or even painted wood to create a unique Grinch Gift Card Holder beyond the one I have shown you how to make.
  2. Add Glitter: A little glitter can go a long way in making your Grinch Gift Card Holder sparkle and stand out. Add some to the Grinch’s heart or on the border for an extra festive touch.
  3. Include a Personal Message: Write a personal note on the holder’s heart. It’s a simple but effective way to add a personal touch to your gift.
  4. Use Appliques or Decorations: Add some holiday-themed appliques or decorations to the holder. This can include snowflakes, candy canes, or even a small Santa hat for the heart.

The most important thing is to have fun and let your creativity shine!

Specialty Materials:

The following materials are affiliate links on Amazon because they may be a bit hard to find in your normal store.  I wanted you to be able to see exactly which things we are using.

Reminder, not all materials in the DIY Grinch Gift Card Holder are linked above, just the ones that may be a bit difficult to find or that you might be unsure of what to look for.

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What are Some Additional Design Ideas for a Grinch Gift Card Holder?

Consider these additional design ideas to make your Grinch gift card holder even more memorable:

  1. Use Colored Glue: Colored glue can add an extra pop to your Grinch. Outline the Grinch’s face with colored glue and let it dry. It gives a 3D effect and makes the Grinch more vibrant.
  2. Add a Pop-up Surprise: Create a mini pop-up Grinch inside the gift card holder. When the recipient opens the holder, they’ll be greeted by the Grinch’s smiling face popping up.
  3. Incorporate Light: Add a small LED light to your Grinch gift card holder. When the light is activated, it will illuminate the Grinch’s face, making it appear like his heart is glowing.
  4. Use Scrapbook embellishments: Use holiday-themed scrapbook embellishments to decorate your Grinch gift card holder. These embellishments in craft stores come in various designs like snowflakes, reindeer, Santa Claus, and more.

The key is to be creative and have fun. Each design you add should reflect your style and the season’s festive spirit.

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Tips to Cut Faux Fur

Cutting faux fur can be tricky, but it becomes a manageable task with the right techniques. Here are some tips to make the process smoother:

  1. Use the Right Tools: Sharp scissors are essential when cutting faux fur. Dull scissors can damage the fur, leading to an uneven cut. Some people also find a razor blade or utility knife useful for delicate cuts.
  2. Cut from the Back: Always cut faux fur from the fabric backing, not the fur side. This helps to keep the fur strands intact, resulting in a cleaner, more professional look.
  3. Small Cuts are Better: Make small cuts instead of large ones. This will give you more control over the shape and size of the piece you’re cutting.
  4. Comb the Fur: Before cutting, remove the fur from the area you plan to cut. This will help prevent cutting into the fur strands.
  5. Clean Up Right Away: Faux fur sheds a lot when cut. Clean up immediately after cutting to prevent the loose fur from spreading.
  6. Practice: If you’re new to cutting faux fur, consider practicing on a scrap piece first. This will help you understand how the material reacts to being cut.

Remember, patience is key when cutting faux fur. Take your time, follow these tips, and you’ll have beautiful faux fur ready for your next project.

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Best Grinch Ideas You Can Make:

Making your holiday fun will not stop at making a DIY gift card holder. You. Will. Need. More.

You can’t have a party with just one gift card. Also, there’s something about having EVERYTHING that screams Grinch, am I right?!

But don’t go haring off at night to rob Whoville for that green-tinted Grinch fix. Grab these fantastic ideas:

More Grinch Posts and Recipes

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Grinch Gift Card Holder

Yield: 1 Grinch Gift Card Holder
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Estimated Cost: $3

This DIY Grinch gift card holder is a fun and easy craft project that will make your gift cards look extra special.


  1. Preheat your hot glue gun.
  2. Cut a piece of red felt in the shape of the heart on the printable.
  3. Mark how wide your heart is and how long it is on the back side of the green faux fur.
  4. Cut out the rectangle created by the width and length of the heart from the green faux fur.
  5. Hot glue the sides and bottom of the heart onto the back of the green faux fur, leaving the top open. Allow the hot glue to cool completely.
  6. Your Grinch heart gift card holder is ready to use.

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