In the last post, we discussed when money is an appropriate gift, and now that you know when you can gift money, you ought to know that you can get creative in giving cash.

What are some creative ways to gift money? Here are some!

Buy a puzzle money cube

Money Maze Bank

Make them work for the money! The recipient has to navigate the ball to unlock the money inside the cube. Get it here!

Give the money as a “photo album”

Money Album Gift Idea!

This grandma rocks. Creative too. What seemed like a boring gift is actually an exciting one! Via stephaneko of imgurl.

How about a DIY Card That Has Money as Part of the Graphic?

Cupcake Money Card

Money and cupcake! What could be better? Via One Little Minute Blog. This is a fun little card that would be perfect for just about anybody!

 Roll the Bills into a Cash Candle for a Festive Card

Rolled Paper Money Birthday Card

Looks great, fairly easy to achieve with some colored paper and some creativity! Via Creative Me Inspired You. This cash gift card would be perfect for children and for those who just had them (ie, during baby showers or as push presents).

Bury the Money in Homemade Soap or Buy a Money Soap

Money Soap Bar

You can catch the buyable version via Amazon. Get it here. Add a funny joke that rides along the lines of “so you will be motivated to take a shower every day!” Funny inside joke gift.

Put the money into the paper containers of a chocolate box!

Money Chocolate Gift

Cannot find the original person who took the photo, but so creative! This would be a great gift idea for your lover. Be ready and keep a box of real chocolates though, just in case they also want the real thing!

Clip the bills into an umbrella!

Money Umbrella Gift Idea

So creative! Plus he can keep the umbrella for the rainy season! Via The Seasonal Home. This is perfect gift for parents and as a cute going-away gift idea for college students.

Use a Kleenex Box to Remind them “Don’t Blow It in One Place”

Kleenex Cash Gift Idea

For the surprisingly easy instruction, check out Refined Mom. This tissue pull-out money gift would be great for those who cry a lot or those who use tissue papers frequently, like makeup artists and dentists!

A money lei is an awesome graduation gift!

Money Lei Cash Gift

Too creative! You can easily see the gladness in the guy’s face! You can check out the deets at Your Home Based Mom. Aside from graduates, you can also give a money lei to a loved one celebrating their birthdays during a vacation on a beach or just about any destination.

This money rosette is a great gift wrapping topper!

Money Rosette Cash gift

Or a ribbon to a graduate. So awesome! See the step-by-step instructions at Just Something I Made. This would be a great gift topper for gifts to grandchildren, children, or for anyone who would appreciate an extra boost of cash, actually.

Looking for more inspiration?

You can also check out ideas on wrapping with burlap, and our collection of unique gift toppers.