graduation money holder card DIY

DIY Slimline Money Holder Card for Graduation

It's that time of year!  Graduations, weddings, Sweet 16 parties....
handmade graduation money holder card
Design Team Member Kate is back again with another handmade graduation card idea. This slimline money holder card is such a fun way to gift money. Though this example is graduation themed, you can adapt this money holder card for any theme.
DIY graduation card

Slimline Money Holder Card Tutorial

Essentially you will be making a Slimline Card: front panel sized 3 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches, but this one has a small flap that is perfect for a cash/check gift.  
slimline money holder card tutorial
Start with a heavy weight card stock cut to 8 1/2 inches by 9 1/4 inches.  Score the longer side (9 1/4 inches) at 2 1/4 inches and 5 3/4 inches. 
slimline money holder card tutorial
Adhere the smaller flap on both ends with some double sided tape (or strong adhesive). (This is where you will be putting the money).  
graduation money holder card diy
Decorate the front of your card as you would normally.  My daughter is graduating from college this year and green & gold are her school colors! 
graduation money holder
I can see this card idea as a great one to make for Christmas as well! 
Design Team Member Kate Deignan

Planning a graduation party too? Check out this party favor tutorial...


  • Casie Harney

    Yes please provide svg’s for these posts!!

  • Casie Harney

    Can you give directions on an envelope to fit this as well?

  • KaTrina

    Definitely would love an svg of this. It’s perfect!!

  • 12x12 Cardstock Shop

    Hi Mary
    The graduates are a metal die, rather than an SVG. It’s listed in the supply list and is from Taylored Expressions.

  • Michele

    My apologies, the measurements are correct as posted, I had my paper turned the wrong direction for scoring.

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