Monday, September 12, 2011
A Place to Hold Your Phone
Want a quick little craft that not only helps organize your desk/home, but also recycles and helps the environment? I made this phone holder from an old gift card. Here's a freebie tutorial for you so you can make one too!
Start with the gift card that you have. Make sure you don't have any value left on it, I wouldn't want you to miss out on any shopping bargains! In my case I'm using a store rewards card from a store that has gone out of business. Makes me sad to see them go, but at least I've found a good use for the card.
Cut cardstock or patterned paper to fit the card. Gather elements that you want to use to decorate it. I used digital papers and elements. I printed out the background papers that I wanted to cover both sides of the card with. I created the design block in Photoshop and printed that out. By making the design hybrid with digi elements, it also keeps it flat. Whatever you decorate this with, keep in mind that you want it to be as flat as possible.
½" from the one edge and about 1 ½" from that fold. Note that the folds go in opposite directions.
Apply adhesive and adhere the paper to each side of the card. Add your embellishment design and there you have it! A new place to hold your phone!