Inside: Delight your friends, family, coworkers, and teachers with these 39 unique fun coffee gift card ideas to make … for every occasion.
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My best friend is the hardest person to buy for because she has everything. She loves candles … but how many candles does one person need?
I bet you have a friend like this too … they have everything. Or they can (and do) buy anything they want.
What are you supposed to get them for a gift that they:
- Don't already have, or
- Want and don't buy for themselves?
The one gift idea everyone can use:
Everybody can use a coffee shop gift card. If they don't drink coffee they can order pastries, tea, snacks, and even cute tumblers and mugs at most popular coffee shops.
As much as I love giving gift cards as gifts, they’re rarely exciting to give or receive. Coffee shops will include a free “holder” for gifting your gift card … how can I put this lightly?
A gift card in a sad brown folder is boring.
I knew there had to be a better way, a clever way, to give coffee gift cards as gifts.
I knew I wasn't the only person looking for creative coffee gift card ideas … so I found all the ways and rounded them up in one convenient list below just for you … and me too.
Make your coffee gift card experience exciting and unique with one of these 39 best ways to give coffee gift cards:
Why Coffee Gift Cards are Popular Gift Ideas
Coffee gift cards are:
- Budget-friendly: starting at $5 and up, coffee gift cards fit every budget
- Easy to personalize: customize coffee gift cards with designs for every occasion
- Fun to give: get creative with the packaging of the coffee gift card to really make your gift special
A recent study from Forbes reported that 1 in 6 Americans received a Starbucks gift card during the holiday season. How many of those weren’t given thoughtfully and creatively?
We've all been guilty of giving basic gift cards in a basic way.
Since it sounds like everyone's giving coffee gift cards for gifts these days, it’s even more essential to make your gift stand out by giving it in a fun, unique way.
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Ready? Let's get massively inspired by these creative ways to give coffee gift cards:
Coffee Gift Card Ideas and Printables
Express your gratitude with these adorable “Thanks-a-latte” gift card ideas.
Choose a “thank you” themed gift card and then use one of these ideas to make it even more memorable for the recipient:
- Thanks A Latte Coffee Gift Card – Smashed Peas And Carrots
- Thanks A Latte Free Printable – Mama Cheaps
- Thanks A Latte Appreciate Gift – Life Anchored
- Free Printable Coffee Gift Card in a Frame – The Pinning Mama
Coffee Gift Card Ideas For Teachers
All of my kids' teachers Love a good coffee gift card as a gift. At the end of every school year, they receive piles of Starbuck's gift cards. Boring piles of basic gift cards. A nice thought but easily forgettable.
Show off your kids' creativity by making one of these unique gift ideas for your child's teacher:
Teacher Appreciation Gift Card Ideas
Show appreciation for your teacher with these coffee gift card ideas:
- Teacher Appreciation – Little Presidents
- Teacher Appreciation Gift Card Holder – Lovely Planner
- Teacher Appreciation Gift Cards – Leap of Faith Crafting
- Printable Teacher Appreciation Gift Cards – Leap of Faith Crafting
- The 5 Minute Teacher Appreciation Gift – Bren Did
- Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea – Landeelu
“Thank You” Coffee Gift Card Ideas for Teachers
Better than a simple “thank you” card, these coffee gift card ideas will impress every teacher:
- Free Printable Teacher Thank You Cards – Quan Jewelry
- Slam Dunk Teacher Free Printable – Glued To My Crafts
- Teacher Gift Idea Starbucks Gift Cards – My Frugal Adventures
- Take Away Coffee Tags For Teachers and Students – Hanna Nilson Design
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Coffee Gift Card Papercrafts
Handmade cards are an extra special gift on their own … try on one of these papercrafts you can make at home to give your coffee gift card in style:
- “Thanks a Latte” card made with The Stamps of Life stamp set – Smart Fun DIY
- Adorable Starbucks Cup shaped gift card holders in fall colors – by Pretty In Inks on Instagram
- Coffee Cup Gift Card Holder – Cookies, Coffee and Crafts
- Anthropologie Inspired Sewn Paper Envelopes – In My Own Style
- “Thanks A Latte” Greeting Card – Stamping A Latte
- Coffee Treat Gift Card Holder – Just Sponge It
Wanna make a greeting card using clear or rubber stamps to make your own designs? Check out these cute stamp sets you can get now:
- Clear Coffee Stamp Set
- Kwan Crafts Coffee Tea thanks a latte Clear Stamps for Card Making Decoration and DIY Scrapbooking
- Inkadinkado Coffee Mounted Rubber Stamp Set, 4 pc
- Love Nicole Hug In A Mug Coffee Stamp Set
Creative Ways To Give A Coffee Gift Card for Christmas
Need a hostess gift, or a birthday treat for a co-worker during the holidays? These adorable coffee gift card ideas will warm hearts and hands during the holidays:
- Christmas Card Printable Gift Card Holder – Kenarry
- Coffee Cup Treat Holders – Brigits Scraps
- Coffee Gift Card Holder – Cut Cardstock
- Coffee Break Gift Card – Kim McGillis
Say “Thank You” with These Coffee Gift Card Ideas:
Express your “thanks” in a clever way with these DIY ways to wrap gift cards:
- DIY Coffee Cup Gift Card – Weekend Craft
- Fabric Gift Card Holder – Hearth and Vine
- DIY Miniature Gift Boxes – Sustain My Craft Habit
- Printable Teacher Appreciation Card – Kenarry Ideas For The Home
Looking for even more ways to give gift cards?
Check out these 120 Creative Ways To Give Cash Or Gift Cards
Coffee Gift Card in a Mug Ideas
Wrap your gift card in a cute mug, tumbler, or cup from their favorite coffee shop.
- Last Minute Teachers Gift Free Coffee Gift Card in a Mug – The DIY Mommy
- Coffee Mug With Gift Card – Mama Cheaps
- Free Printable Teacher Gift Card – Just Add Confetti
- Easy Box Gift Card Holder – Klompen Stampers
Need a cute mug that no one else has?
Check out these cute and sassy coffee mugs … order now and get most by tomorrow!
Coffee Mug-Shaped DIY Gift Card Ideas
It's no surprise what's inside when you give one of these delightful coffee mug shaped gift card holders that will surely make them smile:
- Starbucks Gift Card Holder – The Frugal Girls
- Coffee Bottle Gift Card Holder – Pinterest
- Coffee Cup Mini Gift Bag – Cards and A Cuppa
- Crochet Mug Gift Card – Repeat Crafter Me
- Gift Card Cup Cozy & Free Printable – Caab Crochet
- Jumping Back To Coffee Greeting Card – Stamping Habit
Who are you giving coffee gift cards to? Let me know in the comments!
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