Creatively Gifting Currency
As we all know, sometimes gifting cash is the perfect gift. Instead of stashing it into a nondescript anti-climatic card with envelope, consider its packaging. When you present it as a treat to open, you convey the spirit of giving – making it as personal and thoughtful as any other. Here are a few ideas:
This video shows you how to make a beautiful bouquet. Wouldn’t you love to receive that?
Here are a few additional thoughts to creatively gift currency:
- Masquerade it as another gift
- Throw the recipient off the trail completely by concealing the bills in take-out containers.
- Use a mysteriously tiny shopping bag or even as a tree ornament.
- One cleaver idea is to tuck it into a fortune cookie (that you made). Here are those instructions:
- Cut out and glue back-to-back 2, 5″ squares of wrapping paper. Let dry.
- Cut out a circle from the 5″ square, making the circle as large as possible.
- Loosely form a tube. Secure with double-sided tape.
- Create a fortune on a slip of paper.
- Fold a bill length into a very thin strip.
- Slide the fortune and money bill into the tube.
- With the overlapping edge of the circle (step 3) facing up, bend the tube ends down until they meet.
- Secure with double-sided tape.
If you come up with additional ideas for creatively gifting currency, I would love to hear about them!
…Thanks for the idea and link Brooke!
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