Creative ways to wrap gift cards (for Christmas or other occasions)

You want to give a spa day, a visit to the cinema or a weekend in your favorite city as a Christmas present to your loving people? Then let our ideas inspire you to give these paper gift certificates a more personal touch. We are showing you 10 creative ways to wrap gift cards for Christmas (or any other occasion) and inspirations for homemade cardholders.


Gift cards could seem as impersonal and too easy idea for Christmas present. But with them, you give excitement and emotions to the recipient. Not just another bag or blouse. So have no doubt that they are a great idea for a Christmas present. Just put an extra effort to present them in the most unusual and creative way.

How to wrap Christmas gift cards for travel voucher


The first step is selecting the right images or symbols that represent the destination they’ll be visiting. Whether it’s a beach theme with palm trees or something from their favorite city – get creative! You can also add in other elements like colorful maps, postcards, photos, stickers – anything you think would look great as part of your design.

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If the Christmas gift voucher is for a beach holiday, give it with a lovely maritime arrangement of sun shade, shells and sand in mini format.

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The best way to design travel vouchers is with symbols of the vacation destination. It doesn’t matter whether you make a pretty little card or put together a large collage – it’s up to you.

Put the voucher certificate in a small bottle

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The simplest method is to wrap Christmas gift cards is to put them in a beautiful envelope. It always looks nice, especially if you have designed it by yourself – for example from printed paper with the favorite pattern of the recipient. Another great idea is to put the voucher certificate in a small bottle.


Wrap Christmas gift cards for a spa day


Buy a small basket and fill it with wellness cosmetics and accessories such as scented soaps, bath salts and body brush. Lay between them your voucher for a spa day.


Gift card for your favorite restaurant


If the gift card is for a romantic dinner in an Italian restaurant, then glue on the envelope a small plate with cutlery or lay two smiling spoons in a plate (for example, from a doll play set). They are so cute not only because of their smiling faces but also because of the lovely bow tie and hair bow.

Gift card for a romantic Italian dinner

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Make a Christmas ornament made of pasta and secure it on an envelope with a voucher for a free Italian dinner.

Gift card for Asian cooking class or Thai restaurant


Asian cooking class is wrapped in banana leaf and decorated with chopsticks. Such an exotic gift cardholder.

 Wishing tree

Branches in a glass vase decorated with red paper ornaments

Buy a tree in a pot and hang on its branches notes with vouchers for a sauna visit, a shopping tour or yoga class. We’ve gathered some of the best ideas for DIY gift card trees in this post.

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Voucher for hairdresser


Cress is a fast-growing herb that has a lush green foliage. Plant the seeds in a pot and when they grow big enough, stick a comb between the leaves to represent big curly hair. Add a note “A visit to the hairdresser”.


Gift voucher for opera or concert


Wrapping a gift voucher for an opera or concert can be a fun and creative experience! To start, you’ll need to find some music-themed wrapping paper. Once you have the paper, fold it around the gift voucher so that all of its edges are securely tucked in (or draw a template like on this picture). Then use tape to secure any open ends of the wrapper and decorate with ribbon or bows if desired. Lastly, add a personalized note expressing your excitement for them to enjoy their special night at the opera or concert!


How to wrap cosmetics voucher as gift


Wrapping a gift card for a cosmetics shop is an easy and fun way to show someone you care. Start by finding some pretty wrapping paper that reflects the beauty theme of the store, such as floral or other designs with makeup images. You can also add in some extra special touches like beauty themed cookies shaped like perfume bottles, lipsticks or other cosmetic items. This will make your gift even more unique and memorable! Have fun creating something beautiful for that special someone!