Thursday, December 6, 2012

A Money Card for The Paper Players

Greetings, Stampers! I'm happy to say that I am almost done making Christmas cards, and my thoughts have moved on to things like tags, gift card holders and money cards. I thought I'd take the opportunity to use up some retired products for this money card. It measures 6 1/2" x 3 1/4" and fits into retired Stampin' Up Open End Envelopes, though I think you can find the same size envelopes at an office supply store. The image was stamped in Black Stazon Ink and colored in with ink pads and a Blender Pen.

The Paper Players have challenged us this week to make a project with a snowman theme. Do we still call them snowmen or are they snowpeople? I can never keep track of these things, LOL! Believe it or not, in all my stamp sets I have only one snowperson, and that was in the retired Jolly Old Saint Nick stamp set. Not a problem, I love that set!

The card opens to a little flap that keeps secure the cash, check or gift certificate held inside.  Since I intended on hand delivering this gift, I stamped "to" and "from" on the envelope with a coordinating image. This card was fast and easy, so you can make multiples in no time! If you'd like to see another money card I made with a diagram of the exact dimensions and score lines, check out this post.

Stampin' Up! Products Used:
Stamp Sets: Jolly Old Saint Nick (r)
Card Stock: Whisper White, Riding Hood Red, Baja Breeze
Designer Series Paper: Country Living Holiday Collection (r)
Ink Pads: Black Stazon, Riding Hood Red, Baja Breeze, Basic Gray
Tools: 1 1/4" and 1 3/8" Circle Punches, 3 1/6" Corner Punch
Accessories: Riding Hood Red Taffeta Ribbon (r), Open End Envelopes (r)

Inky hugs!



  1. Love this, Sandy! Love that paper and Jolly Old Saint Nick is still a favorite of mine. Thank you for joining us at The Paper Players!

  2. Oh so cute, Sandy! I love this little snowman! Jolly Old Saint Nick is one of my favorite retro sets! Thanks for playing with The Paper Players!

  3. This is really a cute idea! Love it! I am into tags & 3D items these days, unfortunately, I NEED more cards, so I will be stamping some more next week!!!! Yikes! They will be easy peasy ones for sure!

  4. This is one of my favorite holiday stamp sets, Sandy! Love the fun colors and the mony holder design isvery cool. I need some of those for Christmas, so thanks for the inspiration, as always. Thank you so much for joining us this week at the Paper Players! :)

  5. Fabulous presentation folder, Sandi. Love your cute, roly poly snowman & the bright colours. Thanks for playing along with The Paper Players. :)