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Free Printable Holder for Wedding Gift Card

"Gifting Made Easy" by Gift Card Girlfriend The Old English rhyme, "Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, and a silver sixpence in her shoe," is the inspiration behind this free, printable gift card holder with matching gift card. As tradition holds, the items listed in the poem (minus the sixpence) are still given to brides today for good luck.Do you know what each represents? The “old” object, such as a broach from grandma, represents continuity between the life the bride leaves behind and the love her family sends forward. “Borrowed” symbolizes hope for the future. A pair of earrings lent from a happily married woman, for example, is a way of sharing marital success. “Blue” is for fidelity, loyalty, purity and love. Blue painted toenails, a blue garter or a blue ribbon tied around the bouquet are all ways of following this part of the ritual. Besides the sixpence, which doesn’t sound all that comfortable anyway, the remaining item to   Read More »

Gift Card Zodiac: What You’ll Get is Written in the Stars

Disclaimer: Neither nor Gift Card Girlfriend endorse astrology or the views expressed by the organizations referenced in this post. Despite the holiday hoopla that takes place in the gift card industry every year, birthdays are one of the most popular occasions to buy gift cards.  Read More »

How to Activate Prepaid Visa, MasterCard or Discover Gift Cards

What is gift card activation? Bank-issued gift cards are associated with bank accounts. Gift card activation is the process of making the account number associated with the gift card ready to receive withdrawal and, in some cases, deposit transaction commands. An inactive gift card will be  Read More »
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