Thank You with a Cherry On Top

A creative presentation is a huge part of any thank-you gift. I purchased a gift card to the Ice Cream Store for a friend that helped me out, but rather than just giving her the card in an envelope, I wanted to present it in a unique and extra special way.


Let’s face it, gift cards are seen as the cop-out of the gift world – but when done right, they can be the most memorable gift you’ve ever received.

So, I bought a cute ice cream glass, tucked the gift card inside some white paper shredding and tied it tightly with clear cellophane. I placed this in the ice cream glass to look like a scoop of vanilla ice cream. The ice cream glass also serves as a supplemental gift – you can bet they’ll use it next time they are craving a homemade ice cream sundae (and they’ll remember the great friend who got it for them, too).

I tied the top of the cellophane with a thin chocolate brown ribbon and then put a big "thank-you cherry" on top. If you’re really feeling creative, you can sprinkle colored confetti on top to give the impression of sprinkles – so cute and easy!

It's easy to say thanks in a big way when you use your creativity in presenting your thank you gift. It’s the small details that go a long way, and those few extra minutes of effort will really make an impression.

Directions:

Step 1: Place a piece of cellophane into the ice cream glass. 

Step 2: Add white paper shred and tuck the gift card in.  Top with optional “sprinkles!”

Step 3: Tie the top of the cellophane very tightly at the top.

More Unique Gift Card Holder Ideas

Plant your gift card into this paper accordion centerpiece for a cute and whimsical gift idea. Now, giving gift cards doesn’t have to seem so drab!

Stuff this pink and black box with your gift card for a 2-in-1 gift idea your recipient will love! Personalize it with their name or simply the words “thank you” for a holder they’ll use over and over again.

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