Sunday 6 May 2018

Stampin' Up!® True Gentleman Shirt Gift Card Holder

Nigezza Creates aka Gez, Independent Stampin' Up® Demonstrator

Thank you for joining me today for another masculine project using Stampin' Up! True Gentleman Paper. This would go perfectly with the Shirt card I made and make a lovely Fathers Day of birthday card.

Stampin' Up!® True Gentleman Shirt Gift Card Holder by Nigezza Creates


  • I used a rectangle of True Gentleman paper measuring 6" x 11"
  • This means you can get 2 from a 12" x 12" sheet
  • This shirt if made slightly differently from the card topper
  • As before the paper is folded in half length ways
  • Then each side is folded to the center line
  • Burnish these creases
  • Choose which end will be the bottom
  • Fold each corner over until it meets the the first fold and burnish

Nigezza Creates Shirt gift card holder

  • The sides were folded back to the center then this section was folded to the back
  • Just the top section was folded and then burnished again 
Nigezza Creates Shirt gift card holder

Nigezza Creates Shirt gift card holder

  • The section was then unfolded again and the triangle section oped up by matching the diagonal to the side edge on both sides to form right angles
Nigezza Creates Shirt gift card holder

  • Next fold this section plat and make sure side come out to form the triangular shirt sleeves
Nigezza Creates Shirt gift card holder

  • Fold the other end over to form the collar in the same way as was done for the shirt card
  • Then fold in half and tuck the sleeves section under the collar
  • I then used some Fast Fuse to stick down sections to give it more stability
Stampin' Up!® True Gentleman Shirt Gift Card Holder by Nigezza Creates

Gift card pocket

  • I made a little pocket out of Very Vanilla cardstock to hold a gift card 3" x 2 3/4"
  • I scored @ 1/4" on 3 sides
  • Cut diagonally across the bottom edges 
  • Using the Starburst punch I punch a semicircle so the gift card is easier to in and out
  • Apply glue onto outer edge and stick in place
  • I cut a square in Very Vanilla using the largest Stitched Framelit Die
  • This was stuck to the shirt back for a message 
Stampin' Up!® True Gentleman Shirt Gift Card Holder by Nigezza Creates

Finishing off

  • I made a tie and a belly band with a greeting
  • For the tie you need a scrap of coordinating paper, you could use the reveres of the paper
  • I used a trip 1" x 5"ish!
  • I scored @ 1/4" & 3/4" on the short side
  • I folder the corners in on one end to the center to form a point
  • I then folder in the scored lines and burnished all folds
  • I trimmed the tie down to just longer than I wanted it and folded a small section over at the top
  • I then wrapped the excess I cut off around the top and glued to form the knot
  • This was then glued in place 
  • I then took the Corduroy Ribbon and cut a strip that went around the shirt
  • I used the 'Treat Yourself' sentiment as I thought that was appropriate for a gift card
  • I stamped it onto Very Vanilla and punched out with the 1 3/8" scallop punch
  • I then pUnch a 1 1/2" circle from Night Of Navy
  • The ribbon ends were glued to the top of the Night of Navy circle 
  • The sentiment topper was then adhered to this using mini dimensionals 
Stampin' Up!® True Gentleman Shirt Gift Card Holder by Nigezza Creates

Please press the video below to see the tutorial and to craft along with me! 

I do hope you are enjoying these masculine projects I have made. Remember if you want this lovely paper you need to shop now as they will be only available while stocks last.

Cheers for now



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