A Money Challenge

We had quite the fun challenge for "Cards on Thursdays" at Bella Blvd today:
Create a money or gift card holder.

So here is what I came up with...I really had to find the out-of-the-box zone on this one LOL
Birthday Wishes Money Card
For this card I was inspired by the party hat shape on the Cute Cuts paper. 
To begin, I set out folding a bill into a triangle shape that best matched the size of the party hat. 

 Next, I cut slits into the background paper and inserted the bottom two points through them. 

 I attached the Cute Cuts hat to the background paper and then tied the folded money in place 
with a ribbon bow. The hippo cut-out was then added over the party hat motif with foam dots.  

 Supplies: Birthday Girl: Party Dress, Sugar Rush, Dancing Queen, Cute Cuts, Alpha+Bits Stickers; Button Market: Masculine Mix; Sophisticates: Miniatures Card Sentiments

 Sweet Birthday Gift Card Holder
My mom's birthday is coming up, so I crafted this card with her in mind! 
 She's very hard to buy for, so a gift card is always a good idea. I started out by using 
my die-cut circles to cut a 5" circle from a green paper, a 4" circle from a plain green cardstock 
and then a 3.25" circle from a red paper. I folded the largest circle in half and cut along the mark. 
Next, I machine-stitched around the bottom edge to form a pocket. 
The other two circles halves were layered on top and then embellished.

 Supplies:Christmas Wishes: Christmas Love; Freestyle Sophisticates: Freestyle Pickle Juice, Freestyle Cotton Candy; High Five Alphabet Stickers: Pink-Red; Flirty: Label Additions Stickers; Crochet Flowers: Poppy

Many, many more ideas found today at the Bella Blvd Blog:

I really loved this challenge and look forward to trying other types of 
money/gift card holders to my card designs in the future :)
Thanks for visiting!



    I would have never thought to fold the $ like that!
    LOVE IT!!!!!!!

  2. Love the money card. Hopefully it doesn't get torn apart. Great idea.

  3. These are the cutest gc holders. What unique presentations. Wonderful designs full of detail. :)


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