7 Ways To Make Giving A Gift Card Less Lame

Gift cards typically get a bad rap. And honestly they do seem a little lame. They kind of seem like the kind of gift that you buy because you don’t have the time or energy to think of something more thoughtful and personalized. So yeah, lame. However! There are some pretty fun and clever ways to give a gift card to get past all of those preconceived (and usually correct) ideas. Here are 7 ways to make giving a gift card a little less lame and a lot more thoughtful!

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    Click through to see more ways to give gift cards. 

  • Felt Ornament 2 of 8
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    I would probably make the ornament big enough to cover more of the gift card, but you get the idea. Cute, right? 

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  • Snow Globes 3 of 8
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    I've actually done this before and it was a huge hit. Not to mention really easy to make! 

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  • Movie 4 of 8
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    Have a movie buff on your Christmas list? Put together a fun little package themed around a night at the movies complete with the gift  card of course. 

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  • Wreath 5 of 8
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    I think this would be a fun one for the whole office or a family. Make a wreath of gift cards and let them fight it out over who gets who.

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  • Framed 6 of 8
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    Get a pretty frame that you know they will love and put the gift card in it! Easy and it's like two gifts in one! 

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  • Music Lover 7 of 8
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    We all know someone who just loves music. Head to the thrift store, buy a cool record, add some new headphones and the gift card and your music loving loved one will be in heaven! 

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  • Home Improvement 8 of 8
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    I know a couple of people who would love to get a gift like this. Even more so if the paint can is filled with caramel corn or candy! 

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Find my daily ideas for stylish and crafty living at my blog Say Yes to Hoboken.

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