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Creative Ways to Give Money As a Gift

Updated on September 03, 2015

Lets face it, sometimes money is the perfect gift! The only trouble is how to give the gift of money appropriately. Sure you could stick some cash inside a card but where is the fun and surprise in that? You still want to show the person that you spent some time in thinking this through. The following ideas are a great way to show your creative side. All you need is a little time and folding and you're done!


Origami Money Flowers

Everyone loves the beauty of flowers, right? Money flowers, even better! Each flower consits of three bills. You can choose to give one elegant flower or a bouquet for those special occasions! Follow the link under the picture for simple step by step instructions.


Candy Coins

Candy coins are the perfect gift for anyone who has to deal with coin operated laundry machines! Usually this is the case for college students living in a dorm, so this is perfect for the high school grad. Also great for stocking stuffers during the holidays!


Shirt & Tie

Making giving the gift of money extra special by folding it like this! The oragami shirt and tie is an adorable way to give cash to anyone, but it is particularly a great way to give dad his gift on father's day.


Origami Heart

Whether it is valentine's day or you just want to give someone you care about a little something special, this heart is a sweet way to do so. This little money heart can be tucked just about anywhere for a great surprise. The website includes great illustrated steps.


Money Tree

Who hasn't dreamed that they had a money tree growning in their backyard? Well you can make that dream a reality with the handmade money tree! Leave it as a surprise in the backyard or place just as you would a household plant by the window sill.


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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Wow, this is interesting and does make the gift of money more meaningful. I don't think I could handle making the shirt and tie but it would be fun to receive the money this way. Voted up.

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      Janellegems 8 months ago from North Carolina

      Very interesting and unique ways to give money as gift. Thanks for sharing these tips with us.

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