Wednesday, November 13, 2019

4 Creative Ways to Give Money for Christmas

Ideas for 4 Creative Ways to Give Money for Christmas.


4 Creative Ways to Give Money for Christmas  |  Give the gift of money to anyone on your Christmas list with one of these creative gift ideas


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Do you have a hard time finding the perfect gift for the people on your Christmas list?  It is something that I struggle with every year.  And gift giving is made even harder when you live far away from family.  

This year I am getting my nieces and nephews exactly what they want - CASH!  But just because I'm giving them money doesn't mean I'm not putting effort into their gifts.  This year I have come up with 4 creative ways to gift money as Christmas gifts.

Supplies to make 4 creative money gifts

Christmas Ornament


Clear plastic or glass ornaments are available at just about any craft store, or even the dollar store.  They make the perfect vessel to hold a bunch of rolled up cash!  I saw the idea on Pinterest, but could not find the original source.  


4 Creative Ways to give the gift of money for Christmas - ornament filled with bills


Take the top off the clear ornament.  You can use plastic or glass ornaments.  


How to gift money for Christmas - ornament filled with bills


Roll the bills up tightly and place inside the ornament.


How to gift money for Christmas - ornament filled with bills


Place some jingle bells inside the ornament for fun and decoration.


Creative way to give money for Christmas - ornament filled with bills


Place top back onto ornament.  Tie ribbons and gift tag around the hanger.  


Money Balloons


Balloons could not be easier to find at the store!  They make a cost effective gift that is super fun too!  I originally gave Birthday Balloons to my nephew many years ago.  They were a hit then and will be a hit for Christmas as well!



Creative way to give money for Christmas - money filled balloons



This gift is really easy to put together, all it requires is balloons and dollar bills.  



Creative way to give money for Christmas - money filled balloons



Roll bills up tightly and place inside balloons.  



Creative way to give money for Christmas - money filled balloons



Blow the balloons up with a little bit of air and place inside a gift bag.  You can also place a little bit of glitter inside the balloons, along with the money.



Creative way to give money for Christmas - money filled balloons



It looks like a regular gift but it has a surprise.



Creative way to give money for Christmas - money filled balloons



Don't forget to include a safety pin on the package.



Creative way to give money for Christmas - money filled balloons, pop with safety pin


Candy Canes

Candy Canes are a symbol of Christmas!  They are easy to find at any store and make a great festive gift!


Creative way to give money for Christmas -money wrapped candy canes



Fold a bill in 1/2 and then wrap it around a candy cane.



Creative way to give money for Christmas -money wrapped candy canes



Then secure the money with a clear hair elastic.



Creative way to give money for Christmas -money wrapped candy canes



Place all of the wrapped candy canes into a cello bag, filled with paper shred.  Then tie it with a pretty ribbon.


Festive Socks

Everyone loves Christmas socks.  What a fun surprise it would be to find a few bills slid into the festive footwear!



Creative way to give money for Christmas - Christmas socks



Simply buy a pair or two of Christmas socks.



Creative way to give money for Christmas - Christmas socks



Stuff some dollars into the opening of the socks.



Creative way to give money for Christmas - Christmas socks


Place socks into a cello bag and staple it closed.  Then tie a Christmas tag onto the bag.  Easy Peasy!



With a little bit of effort you can make a cute gift out of giving cash!  And most of these things cost way less than a Christmas card.  Use these 4 Creative Ways to Give Money for Christmas and make everyone on your Christmas list happy!




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7 comments:

  1. Great ideas for making money gifts look extra special! Pinned

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  2. Giving money can be so impersonal, but these ideas are great.

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  3. These are all such cute ideas.. my brother in law once got me a loaf of bread and stuck a $1 bill in-between each slice of bread for some "dough." I thought that was pretty clever too. Pinned.

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  4. What wonderful ideas! So creative and fun! I've featured this today at the TFT link party. Thanks for sharing!

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