Skip to content

Wrap money gift Christmas: give your gift a personal & funny touch with these ideas

  • DIY

Who doesn’t love receiving money as a gift, but getting a card with bills seems rather impersonal. With a little more effort and a dose of creativity, you can add a personal touch to your money gifts. In this article, we’ll introduce you to a few creative ways to wrap a gift of money for Christmas.

Ideas on how to wrap a cash gift for Christmas

Cash Gift Christmas Wrapping - Give your gift a personal & funny touch.

Are you looking for cute ideas on how to fold bills Christmasy? You can use almost any item as a tool for this. Here are some really cool ways you can wrap a money gift Christmasy.

Chocolate box full of money for Christmas

Chocolate box full of money for Christmas

To make a chocolate money box, you will need:

  • A box of chocolates (reuse one or buy one at the craft store).
  • Candy wrappers
  • Money
  • Glue or double-sided tape
  • Foam sticker

Instructions: glue the candy wrapper to the box. Roll, fold or stack the money to vary its appearance. Then use foam stickers to attach the money to the candy wrapper.

Tip: You can fold the bills Christmasy by attaching a small pine branch to one of the bills and tying it with a thin, red ribbon.

Wrap cash gift Christmas style in a Kleenex box.

Wrap up money gift Christmas style in a Kleenex box

Cash is always a welcome gift! This homemade money gift box is sure to be a hit at Christmas! It doesn’t get any more practical (or funny) than this.

What you need:

  • Print the note “Don’t blow it all at once” (“Don’t blow it all at once”).
  • Square box of tissues
  • Double-sided tape or glue
  • Scissors
  • Wrapping paper to your liking
  • Bills in any amount

Instructions:

  1. Choose the Christmas wrapping paper of your taste and cover the tissue box with it, leaving the paper hole free, of course.
  2. Using scissors, cut the printed note “Don’t blow it all in one place” or “Don’t blow it all at once” into a circle and tape it to the box.
  3. Using a piece of clear tape, tape together as many bills as you want, then roll them up. Place the roll of money in the back of the box, on top of the tissues.

DIY Christmas tree from banknotes

DIY Christmas tree made from banknotes


In the hectic world we live in, time is the most valuable currency. And giving money to someone you love in a way that shows them you’ve put time and care into the gift is invaluable.

Making this Christmas tree from banknotes is quick and easy, but the joy it brings will last. On the one hand, because of the personal wish in the card, and on the other hand, because of the way the recipient will implement the amount of money given.

What you need:

  • Christmas greeting card
  • Money bills
  • Double-sided adhesive tape

Instructions: to fold the G eld bills in a Christmas way, fold their ends to form a triangle and glue them on top of each other on the Christmas card. To form the top of the tree, fold the bill in half first and then tuck the sides inward to create a sharp corner (the top of the tree).

Tip: You can use either a banknote or a cinnamon stick for the tree trunk.

Wrapping money gift Christmas – balloons come to the rescue.

Wrap a cash gift for Christmas - balloons come to the rescue

This creative way of handing out money consists of a wrapped gift and popping balloons – how much more fun can it get? Fill the balloons with coins, bills or even lottery tickets! Money balloons are the perfect gift for all ages.

How can you make Disney tree ornaments yourself? Find great and easy ideas here!

Book with money balloons for teenagers

Buy your teen a book for Christmas by putting bills between the pages


In this age of technology and video games that have turned themselves into a work of art, immersing kids in a virtual world they can explore with their friends, it’s hard to explain the beauty of books to kids – unless you find a creative way to do it.

Buy your teen a book for Christmas by placing bills between the pages and little slips of paper with interesting questions about the book’s plot that you can discuss together. Some might call this a bribe, but I prefer to think of it as a value-added gift. It will help your child read and develop his or her imagination in new ways. Plus, you’ll get to spend more time together and gain insight into the direction his mindset is taking.

Cash Gift for Emergency – Break Me in an Emergency.

Cash Gift for Emergency - Break Me in an Emergency.

There are some things I have always wanted to do. One of them is to get in a cab and yell, “Driver! Follow that car!” Another is to break a glass in an emergency. Fortunately for me, this is something that not only I can accomplish, but I can give someone the same experience. The “Break a Glass in an Emergency” gift is perfect as a Christmas housewarming gift or for a New Year’s Eve party.

All you need is a glass photo frame, in which you can put as many bills as you want instead of a photo.

How to decorate a ladder as a Christmas tree? You can find out here !