14 Creative Money Gift and Cash Gift Tutorials


The most creative money gift tutorials for cash gifts and gifting money. You’ll love these creative ways to wrap cash for great monetary gifts and gift card holders.  They include money trees, money soap, money chocolates, money holders, money books and money origami.

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Creative Money Gift and Cash Gift Tutorials

Tip Junkie has 365 money gift tutorials including over 127 cash gifts all with pictured tutorials to learn or how to make.  You can always search there if you’re looking for more homemade gifting tutorials with step-by-step instructions. {wink}

Money Gift

Money Gift

1.  The Money TreeGiving the gift of cash is sometimes better than a gift card as the recipient can spend it anywhere.  This money tree is a creative gift idea that is more festive than just handing out an envelope of money because it shows just how much effort you put into gift giving. Money Gift 2.  Easy Money Soap TutorialThis is a fun and creative way to give someone money as a gift.  And the best part?  You don’t have to make the soap.  The tutorial shows you how to drill a space into a store-bought bar and fill it back in.  Great for a graduation gift. Money Gift 3.  Candy & Cash Gift ~  A perfect gift for teenagers!  Purchase their favorite candy bars and wrap the money around the candy and attach a cute Christmas ribbon.

Money Wrap

Money Wrap 4.  Money Bags ~ In addition to a small gift you can add a pouch to the gift bag for some spending money.  Download the free template. Cash Gift 5.  Book of Money ~ Book lovers will enjoy spending these pages on a book of their own choosing.  You could even choose a smaller book and fold the money in half to have more pages.

Cash Gifts

Cash Gifts 6.  How to Give Money as a Gift ~ Tape the dollar bills together and roll them up.  When the decorated box is opened the money will just keep on coming.  How cool is that?!  Tissue boxes or empty canisters work great too. DIY Money Gift 7.  Box of Chocolates Money Gift ~ Money is the gift everyone loves, but sometimes it feel like it’s not very thoughtful when you hand over a twenty in a card, right?  So for the person who has everything, transform some cold hard cash into this lovely box of “chocolates”.  Fabulous for a college student!

DIY Money Clip

Money Gift 8.  Money Bouquet ~ A money bouquet is a fun way to give the gift of cash!  Simply accordion fold the money and add to lollipop sticks and add to a mug.

Make Gift Card Holder

Make Gift Card Holder

9.  Money Gift Holder {free printable} ~ These printable money gift holders are perfect for last minute gifts or for someone who already has everything.  Add a thoughtful message to the notecard and slide it into the holder with the money.

10.  Money Gift Holder ~ Make this adorable ornament money holder from a die cut machine and scrapbook paper.

11.  How to Make Money Holder Cards {12 paper crafts}Making a beautiful money holder card is a great way to turn it into a handmade gift. All of these money holder card tutorials can be tailored for any occasion by changing the colors.

Monetary Gifting

Monetary Gifting 12.  Money OrigamiHow to fold a dollar bill into the shape of a mans shirt and tie.  This is a fun way to give cash and puts any Home  Depot gift card to shame. Money Gift 13.  Money Christmas Tree ~ Follow the pictured step by step tutorial to learn how to fold money into a Christmas tree.

Money Gift

14.  Money Wreath ~ This money wreath is absolutely adorable!  There’s a video tutorial to show you how to fold 15 bills into a wreath.  Use the wreath as an ornament or add it to a card.

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