Money Gift Idea – Can’t Live on Pizza Alone

Money Gift Idea

We all love to get money as a gift, right?  I mean, come on!  Who doesn’t love money?!?!  But just putting a check in an envelope isn’t any fun is it?  Maybe to get it, but if I’m going to give money as a gift, I want it to be fun.  Yes, you read that right… fun. 

We made this gift for the daughter of a good friend of mine.  She just graduated from high school and is getting ready for college.  So money is good.  And how fun is this?

Money Gift Idea

One of the pizza places here in town gave me a box.  We used glue dots to secure the money down.  You don’t want it falling all over the place.  Fan out the money and then glue dot some quarters on top.  

Money Gift Idea

 I can’t wait to give it to her!

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  1. This is such a clever idea. A perfect gift for somebody about ready to go off to college. I bet she loved it.

  2. Just adorable! I want to give it to a teen grandson…just because. Thanks so much for sharing another great and simple idea!! =)

  3. I did this for my friend who turned 18! He loved it and thought it really creative of me…little did he know 😉 Thank you so much for sharing this easy and fun birthday gift

  4. Apryl Wehner says:

    I have a 17 year old grandson who eats NOTHING but pizza, this is perfect! Thank you

  5. Rosanne Robinson says:

    awesome idea, LOVE it!

  6. Thank you so much for sharing this idea. I loved it so much we did it a few weeks ago for a friends graduation and it turned out great. Check out my blog to see how ours. Thanks again for the inspiring post!!!

  7. How do you sick the money in!?

    • I used small glue dots to stick the bills to the box. Then small glue dots to stick the coins to the bills.

  8. Christian says:

    I know that you used glue dots, but are they easy to remove from the money without ripping? Also, what glue dots did you use? I’m scared to get some and they work too well.

  9. Such a cute idea. I always Bake a huge cookie for the grandkids on a pizza pan. This time I’ll put it in a box and give it with a box of dough!

  10. I made this as a wedding gift and I enclosed a Pizza Cutter in with it I used choco coins as the Pepperoni I got the nicest Thank You Card I will use this again

  11. What a clever idea!! I am so excited to make this for our niece who just graduated High School!! I would think Michaels will have the glue dots you used. My husband has a friend who owns a pizza place so got the box just have to go to the bank and get the right denomination of “dough”!
    Thanks again for your clever idea!! 🙂

  12. Where can I find the glue dots?

  13. large box, medium box? what size fits the money best?