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Free Gift Card Holder: The Way You Spend Christmas

"Gifting Made Easy" by Gift Card Girlfriend Henry David Thoreau once said, "The way you spend Christmas is far more important than how much." I couldn't agree more with him. The things we do with our family and friends, the traditions we follow and the memories we make are all far more important than the presents wrapped beneath our trees. I wanted to make a gift card holder with this sentiment on it because people often feel sheepish about the recipient knowing how much money they spent on a gift card. There's no reason to be embarrassed about your budget. Give from the heart and give what you can afford. That's it. Another reason this Thoreau quote resonates with me is that I wonder if putting it on the card will inspire people to put the gift card's value toward something meaningful. Rather than buy a new pair of shoes, for example, perhaps the recipient will use the money to take a friend out to dinner or to buy a ticket to visit relatives. Maybe not, but at least the words   Read More »

Free Gift Card Printable: Happy Holidays

"Gifting Made Easy" by Gift Card Girlfriend If you want a simple gift card holder to deliver to friends and family this holiday season, then this "Happy Holidays" card is the perfect choice. With a tree-themed design, the card looks right at home wrapped around a bundle of firewood or tied to a  Read More »

Make a Difference with the American Cancer Society and Relay For Life: “A Gift Card for a Cause”

I’ll never forget that phone call--the one that yanked me from a carefree Memorial Day barbeque and threw me into a quiet corner of our kitchen. What bothers me the most about the memory of this call is what I said in response to my step-daughter telling me she had just learned her little girl  Read More »
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