The problem with gift cards is that they are very boring to open. No matter how welcome the money is, it's hard to get excited by a piece of plastic. This super easy pop-up card solves the problem: the plastic card slips right into a slot in the pop-up present. Your gift card will be wrapped in a pop-up gift-card!
The design in this instructable has a Holiday theme, but you can easily change it to a birthday card by omitting the Christmas tree, or you can check out other pop-up gift card ideas on my website, www.makepopupcards.com
You will need:
The wrapping paper should be fairly sturdy, and either a plain color or with a simple pattern which will work on a small scale (it won't look right if you just have a small portion of a giant Santa Claus, for example). Likewise your ribbon should be narrow.