Thursday, October 22, 2009

Cold Cash

Today's idea started with the money holder my upline, Jenifer Lange, made for her poor (aren't they all?) college student child...    


She got the idea for the front of her money holder from Stamp with Heather and if you don't already subscribe to this blog, you MUST go right now and check out this blog thoroughly!

I wasn't giving money to my own poor college student for Halloween but I will be sometime - she occasionally reads my blog so I won't say when - let's leave it as the weather will be cooler than it is right now and it will probably involve a stocking...

I took the BOO sweet treat money holder idea and turned it into....Cold Cash!



I used two REALLY cute items from the mini catalog for this money holder, Snow Buddies, which is a hostess set and Sweet Treat Cups.

If you pull the "ca$h" tab you can access the change without tearing up the card.  And I just threw one of our snowflake punch pieces in with the money.

But the real "cold cash" will be in the pocket on the inside - amount and sentiment withheld since Mom wants to have a few surprises during the holidays. The stamps for "ca$h" are retired - Simple Serif Alphabet & Numbers.  If you have decent handwriting you could easily just do this part by hand. 



I didn't worry about size with this money holder since I didn't need an envelope - it won't need to be mailed - and you aren't suppose to mail cash anyway.  

Did you notice that all punches used in the creation of this card were used as intended and not forced into some weird or silly creature?  You didn't think I could be this normal did you?

8 comments:

Creations by Patti said...

Absolutely fabulous concept for both the "BOO" and the "COLD" - love both! LOVE LOVE LOVE them And, Lovin" Heather's blog, too. Thanks for continuing to inpsire! Hugs, P

CarrieNixon said...

My gosh, where have you been all my life?!?!? Normally you browse a blog, find a few things you like. I LOVE everything you have made! This is the type of thing I like. Love the punch art. I just joined SU yesterday, and your blog has made me so excited! Really can't put into words how amazing I think your work is. If the internet ever goes down, I'll be more upset that I can't check your blog, than checking my email. :)

Carolyn Sharkas said...

The girls will really like this one. I do, too. I don't usually give mine money for gifts, they get enough day to day, lol. I think this is another great idea, though, and I have yet to use the little cups and stamp set that I just HAD to have. thanks for sharing and sharing Heather's blog, hope your having a great day. I am playing hookey from work today (perks of sleeping with the boss, lol), but won't get much time to stamp.
Congrats on being "normal" if only for a little while ROFLMBO

Hugs

Loni said...

Can I be your college student and get more than $1 too ?

Ellen Kemper said...

Loni, can I use you as a tax deduction?

Sharon Field / Created By You said...

LOVE the cold cash!! Too cute! My college student is waaaay beyond the $1.00 handouts too!

Sharon Field / Created By You said...

Oh.. Ellen! You could have added one of your body building babes to the inside and labeled it "from Mom"... :)

Cold cash... from Mom. Then you'd have a punchy on the card too!

Heather Summers said...

I love the cold cash idea!!! How fun!!! Thanks for sharing this idea and thank you for your kind words on my blog! Have a wonderful day!
Heather