CD-Tin Gift Card Holder

CD-Tin Gift Card Holder

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Beginner
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores
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Additional Information



  • CD Tins
  • Ribbons
  • Christmas papers
  • Holiday stickers, tags & other embellishments
  • Glitter
  • Glitter Glue
  • Glue stick
  • Adhesive dots, small
  • Paper trimmer
  • Scissors
  • Hole punch
  • Fiskars scalloped-edged scissors, optional


  1. Remove self-adhesive label from CD tins and set it on work surface, sticky side up. Carefully attach papers and/or ribbons to cover entire label. Trim away the excess paper from the circle.
  2. Embellish with scrapbook embellishments, glitter, tags, stickers, etc.
  3. When circle is completely decorated, glue to CD tin.
  4. Decorate tin edges with glitter glue if desired.
  5. "Merry" Tin:
  6. Attach "Merry" paper to top part of label.
  7. Add green ribbon as shown.
  8. Finish bottom part of label with "tis the season" paper. Trim the circle.
  9. Attach the long sticker across the ribbon; add tree, snowflake and gem.
  10. Adhere to tin. "Dec 25" Tin:
  11. Attach red paper to bottom of circle label and striped paper to the top. Cut out the circle, using scalloped scissors to cut the red area.
  12. Attach self-adhesive ribbon and a narrower ribbon on top of it, slipping narrow ribbon through loop of attached handmade ornament.
  13. Attach circle sticker, ribbon and gem, as shown, slipping on a small tag.
  14. Add letter/number stickers and holly sticker.
  15. To add additional glitz, swipe some of the embellishments with a glue stick and shake on clear glitter.
  16. Add gemstones.
  17. Edge label with glitter glue.
  18. CD Tin interior embellishment:
  19. Attach ribbon to label horizontally, leaving narrow gaps between.
  20. Trim circle, and shake on embossing glitter. Add a narrow ribbon, sliding on a punched tag.
  21. Add other tags and stars around it then adhere to the inside of the lid.