Card with Money Pocket
What you will make:
See how to add a pocket for gifts of money to your handmade tall
greeting card. With this card, there is no need for a separate money
envelope, and the integral pocket is a safe and secure place for cash or
checks. The tall card blank in this project fits into a standard
business-size envelope (#10 or DL).
The card front can be decorated as in
for Him or using any
technique featured in the
Greeting Card Class tutorials. If you are new to
card-making, review these
tutorials for greeting card ideas and basic techniques.
Here's what you need:
- White letter-size (A4) cardstock
- Pencil and ruler
- Empty ballpoint pen or bone folder
- Glue stick
- Optional: Grid ruler and cutting mat, leftovers
from card front to decorate money pocket
This project is rated VERY EASY to do.
Make a Greeting Card with a Money Pocket
Read through the instructions before starting.
- Step 1: Score and Fold
Score fold lines across the width of the cardstock at 4" (100 mm
for A4) and 8" (200 mm) from the left edge. Fold the cardstock over
on the fold lines, making sharp creases.
To score: Lay the ruler across the cardstock
where you want to make a fold. Draw the bone folder or empty ballpoint pen
along the edge of the ruler to make an indent, not a cut.
- Step 2: Glue
Glue the folded right side to the card to form the money pocket.
Apply a narrow band of glue to the top and bottom edges. Be sure to leave the
- Step 3: Decorate
Decorate the money pocket to match your card front. In the
sample, a strip of brown paper and a circle medallion define the
pocket. Put your verse or greeting on the left side of the
That's it! You now have a money
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