Sunday, March 18, 2012

Cricut Birthday Bash Money Card

Howdy! Today's post is going to be short and sweet --  it's Sunday evening, and I still have a lot to do, including getting the kiddos to bed for school in the morning! This weekend I made a birthday "cash" card for my niece using the Birthday Bash Cricut cartridge. Here's a pic of the card...

Inspiration for this card came from two different places.

First, Cardz TV had a fun "Let's Get Sketchy" card challenge. The sketch that we had to use was this:

I wanted to participate in the challenge, and I loved the sketch and all the inspiration from the design team at Cardz TV, so that was my first source of inspiration.

My second was a card from Hero Arts that I pinned ages back on Pinterest. Here is the Hero Art's card:

I thought it was clever how the twenty dollar bill was wrapped around the candle instead of being tucked inside the card. I often give money to my nieces and nephews for gifts, and I thought this would be a fun way to surprise them. So there you have it!

Supplies for this project:

  • Birthday Bash Cricut cartridge (Used for the three candles. I modified the cut quite a bit, cutting off the "candle wax" and not making all the layers)
  • Die Cuts with a View Celebration Stack (for patterned paper)
  • Card stock from my stash
  • Fiskars Threading Water Punch
  • Memento Rhubarb Stalk Ink (for inked edges on candle flames)
  • Two paperclips (to hold the money candle to card)
  • Adhesive pop dots (to adhere other two candles to card)

Thanks for looking!


  1. What a super cute card!! Love that you used the money for one of the candles. Great idea!! Thank you so very much for joining our 'Let's Get Sketchy' challenge at Cardz TV!!!! :)

  2. Pretty, very nicely done, thanks for joining CTVS!

  3. Your card turned out so cool. I love the rolled money for one of the candles. Thank you so much for joining us over at Cardz TV Stamps “It’s a Sketch” Challenge. Hope to see you again.


  4. Great presentation for a gift of cash. Thanks for sharing with us at Cardz TV Stamps sketch challenge.

  5. Thanks everyone for your nice comments! :)