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Crafty Cash Holder

Fresh bills stay crisp in these colorful paper wallets that double as gift box and card.


  • Wallet (for tracing)
  • Medium card stock
  • Craft glue
  • Wrapping paper
  • Sewing machine
  • Elastic ribbon


  1. Step 1

    Lay open a real wallet; trace around onto two pieces of medium card stock; cut out. With craft glue, affix pieces back to back.

  2. Step 2


    For pocket, trace closed wallet onto wrapping paper. Cut out, and trim off top half. Glue to paper billfold at edges. Topstitch around billfold and side and bottom of pocket with a sewing machine, leaving 1/4-inch seam allowance.

  3. Step 3

    Wrap elastic ribbon snugly around billfold to overlap; cut, and staple into a band.

Reviews (1)

  • knittingcontessa 16 Nov, 2009

    Easy and cute! i purchased lots of supplies today (with tons of fabulous MS glitter) and can't wait for some relaxing seasonal crafting starting with these!