Creative Ways to Give Money as a Wedding Gift
Gift Some Cold Hard Cash - They'll Love it
As a wedding gift money is a definite YES. Cash can come in handy for many occasions and especially so for a newly married couple. They can generally make pretty good use of some extra cash.
Young couples usually have bills to pay, the cost of the wedding to cover, quite a few household purchases to make, and the need to pay for a honeymoon all adding financial pressure to their budget. A little extra money can certainly be helpful in covering those additional expenses. Monetary wedding gifts insure that the couple are able to receive exactly what it is that they most need or want. It is a gift which says that you care enough to help insure that their future is safe and secure.
Fold, Wrap, or Stitch That Money Onto Another Gift
1. Lightly stitch the corner of the bills to a pillow or blanket creating a very decorative gift wrap.
2. Present the bills crumpled in a salad bowl so they look like a tossed salad.
3. Give a gift of two matching wine flutes with a ruffle of bills extending from the top of each wine glass.
4. Present them with a calendar and with a light glue past coins and the corners of the bills onto special dates throughout the calendar.
5. Give them a teddy bear holding a handful of cash.
6. Purchase them some stocks.
7. Put the cash into a pair of socks. One for each member of the matrimonial union.
8. Fold the bills into a long braid.
9. Fill a glass enclosed picture frame with money.
10. Do up a gift basket and sprinkle bills throughout it. This is always fun as they never quite know how much cash is in the gift until they unwrap it.
11. You can give a gift of candy money accompanied with real cash mixed in. This way they can have their treat and eat it too. It really is a cute surprise to find real cash tucked neatly in with this candy money.
12. Dress a Barbie doll in money. Those bills can fold nicely around her and over her to create a very stylish fashion design.
Collectible Cash Can be Fun to Recieve
Fill a Mason Jar With Some Cold Hard Cash
Handing over an envelope filled with cash can feel very impersonal. So this is where things get fun and we get creative at discovering unique ways to give money as a wedding gift. An old mason jar filled with bills and coin is a humorous and thoughtful wedding gift choice.
Before banks people needed a way to keep their valuables safe and hiding it in the ground was what many chose to do. An old mason jar or tobacco tin were traditionally used to hide cash in.
Even after banks became a popular way of safe keeping money, there were still quite a few people who did not trust these institutions so they continued to pop their cash into a mason jar in the ground. Whether given unwrapped or in a gift box this is a present that is sure to get a few smiles when it is presented.
Pop it Into Something
A candy bowl
A trinket box
A puzzle box
A piggy bank
A mason jar
A cookie jar
A picture frame
A coffee cup
An empty chocolate box
In a Pinata
Inside a bouquet of balloons
A cake or muffin pan
Collectibles, Stocks, Bonds, Gold, or Silver? Yes, Yes, and Yes!
Monetary gifts come in many forms. Any investment in the newly married couple's financial success is generally a very welcome one.
Stocks and bonds are a great way to start them off in a joint monetary venture. Surprise them with a gift that may substantially increase in value within a few years.
Gift them a little gold or silver. Precious metals are always exciting to receive. These are a gift that can last forever and be cashed in whenever the need arises. Having it arrive in the form of a bar or coin makes this item even more fun.
No matter how it is that you gift the cash it is sure to be a good that they can use. It's an item that can be used by the couple whenever they feel the need to cash it in.
Wedding Money Can be Gifted in a Piggy Bank
The classic pink piggy bank is quite a fun way to give some cold hard cash as a wedding gift. As the newlyweds open their present this endowment is often greeted with laughter and smiles. Be sure to put in a few coins to rattle so the couple will be aware that the piggy also holds treasure within.
Personalize the Cash as a His and Her Gift
By dividing your monetary wedding present into two separate his and her tributes it adds a lighthearted take on this practical gift choice.
You can use his and her coin banks or for a touch of humor grandma and grandpa banks to gift the money in. Another nice twist is to write two checks; one for her and one for him.
A men's wallet and a small ladies purse is a delightful method to divide money between a couple. Even simple envelopes clearly labeled HIS and HERS works wonderfully for this gift choice.
The generally rule for gifting his and her wedding cash to the bride and groom is to give more to the bride than to the husband. This small added touch tends to add a nice humorous twist to the giving.
Make a Deliciously Different Money Cake
Sorry this is not in English but it was the best money cake tutorial I have found. This video displays the process so well!
Origami Gifts Made of Money are Quite Easy to Create
It is a delightfully different way to gift cold hard cash. Origami is the ancient craft of Japanese paper folding but there are now wonderful new ways to creatively fold up modern day cold hard cash and it makes a wonderful gift giving option.
Some of these designs are so pretty that the recipient may have a difficult decision on keeping the origami or spending the cash. Pick a pattern and fold up some bills for a special couple today.
Origami is one of the most popular new ways to give money. Creatively fold the dollars into unique shapes to suit the theme of the occasion. A dozen red roses fashioned from $5, $10, or $20. bills is absolutely delightful for a wedding theme.
Other origami designs that are really cute for gifting wedding cash are butterflies, stars, or a small money box or wallet that is filled with more bills. A card or picture collage made from folded origami bills are also really great gifts to present to a newly married couple.
Give a Bouquet of Origami Money Roses
Lottery Tickets Can be Fun but are a Non-Traditional Gift
Lottery tickets can be fun but are a rather unusual item to present as a wedding gift. If you are purchasing these be sure to make this item a little more unusual than it would normally be in its giving.
A gift of good luck is always fun but when you add in a little cold hard cash this is a gift that can really bring a smile to the recipient's face. Add in scratch tickets and you have a little fun thrown into the mix. It's a monetary present with a twist.
Money Trees are a Symbolic Wishing of Good Luck
Decorate a Small Tree in Money
You can fashion a money tree of any size to gift to the bride and groom. Small money trees can be very attractive while a large money tree can have quite a dramatic effect.
You can use a small size artificial Christmas tree as your base or take a little hike into the woods to find a tiny real tree to use. A potted tree will also work well for this monetary gift.
Once you have your chosen tree simply tape, paperclip, elastic band, or tie the money onto the tree branches. You can pop on small bags of coins, and glue or tie on gift cards, and lottery tickets to the tree as well
A money tree is a gift that is sure to bring a smile of delight to the newly married couple. This is a wonderfully charming way to gift money to newlyweds. This is a wedding gift that is sure to get more than a few oohs and ahs when it is brought in and presented to the newly married couple.
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