How To: Create a Gift Card Basket

A co-worker created one of these gems and gifted it to me. I loved the idea so much I had to create one for the blog. I like unique packaging for gifts. Sometimes it is almost better than the gift itself. This is a fun idea for movie, music or snack lovers cause you can get creative with what items you use for the base. Some have used movie sized candy boxes instead of popcorn.

Step 1: Gather supplies (6 bags of microwave popcorn, chocolate or sweets of your choice, gift cards and clear packing tape)
Step 2: Open a chocolate to taste test (no one wants old chocolate, not even you)
Step 3: Lay out the popcorn (see image 3) and apply tape to hold bags together
Step 4: Add goodies plus gift cards
Step 5: Add embellishments (ribbons, bow or confetti)

Voila! You did it. 

Now where do you find gift cards and get a discount? At Safeway! Save $10 off your next trip when you buy $100 or more in select gift cards AND earn double fuel rewards (redeemable at Safeway, Chevron & Texaco)! Participating gift cards include:

Toys R Us
iTunes
Best Buy
Regal Theaters
Amazon
Buffalo Wild Wings
Bass Pro
Sephora
Bath & Body Works
American Express Gift Cards
Fandango
Applebee’s
Darden
Xbox
eBay
Sears
JCPenney
The Children’s Place
SpaFinder
iHOP
H&M
Olive Garden
Barnes & Noble
PetCo
AMC Theaters
Groupon
Movies on the Go
TGIFriday’s
Chili’s
Nike
Kohl’s
Domino’s Pizza

Plus, keep in mind most cards can be loaded with the amount you desire (up to $500). Check with your cashier to verify if this option is available for the card you are purchasing. If you are not near a Safeway location, find hundreds of gift cards on GiftCardMall.com. Don’t forget that you can also save by using gift cards as cash when you shop and dine all year round!

Disclosure: Frufrugal partnered with Tatu Media. Creative content is my own.

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