Shaker Money Holder

by Vicki Parson

Make a clear shaker pouch for a cash gift.


  • Plastic Stamp Storage Sleeve (approx. 8.5” x 5.75”)
  • Fuse Tool, if available (if using Fuse Tool, you will need a thick cardboard for underlayment protection.)
  • Strong double-sided tape (Red Liner Tape used here, as well as Xyron Sticker Maker)
  • Shaker contents (sequins and seed beads used here)
  • Other supplies as needed to complete the project


  1. Step 1

    Take the clear plastic storage sleeve and cut off the envelope flap at the 7” mark on the paper trimmer.

  2. Step 2

    Fold the plastic sleeve in half on the long side.

    Use a bone folder to make a good crease.

  3. Step 3

    Open up the plastic sleeve and insert shaker contents. Distribute the shaker contents on each side of fold line.

  4. Step 4

    Seal the edges to form the pocket. (You can use strong tape in place of the Fuse Tool.)

  5. Step 5

    Line strong tape around the top of the pocket opening to attach a ribbon embellishment.

  6. Step 6

    Embellish the pouch as desired.

  7. TIP:
    You can use a Xyron Machine to make stickers out of your stamped images to attach to the front of the pocket.

  8. Step 7

    Complete the project and tuck some cash inside for a special holiday gift.


Your Turn

You've seen the tutorial, now you try it! We've got a section of the gallery set aside for Shaker Money Holder. Try this technique, then upload your artwork to the gallery. Show us your creations!

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Questions and Comments

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Great job with this tutorial Vicki. I'm definitely going to be making a few of these.
Jacqueline Valade  |  Thu Sep 29, 2016 at 6:35 PM
Thanks for the terrific tutorial Vicki. Great idea for any occassion.
Susie Williams  |  Tue Oct 18, 2016 at 3:11 AM
That's adorable! Can't wait to try it!
T. Joy  |  Tue Oct 18, 2016 at 5:52 AM
Vicki, love your idea! I'm always looking for clever ways to gift money. Can't wait to make a few for the holidays. Also was reminded that I have a Xyron sticker maker and have forgotten about it. I think I need to take a day and sort through all my toys and get reaquainted. Thanks so much for sharing.
Rhea Kraszewski  |  Tue Oct 18, 2016 at 6:16 AM
Love this idea, so bright and fun. Adults and kids alike will love these. Thanks for sharing and the tutorial, Vicki.
Susan Drees  |  Tue Oct 18, 2016 at 7:52 AM
Awesome tutorial - and great idea! I can't wait to give this a try. I can finally take my fuse tool out of the packaging!
Vicki Doyle  |  Tue Oct 18, 2016 at 8:03 AM
This is wonderful! Thank you!!
Linda Pekrul  |  Tue Oct 18, 2016 at 8:47 AM
Great tutorial and gift idea, Vicki! Thanks for the video too, and I especially loved hearing the shaking!! Hugs!
Cheryl Scrivens  |  Tue Oct 18, 2016 at 9:05 AM
Great Christmas gift size fits all as you said...excellent tutorial Vicki...!!
Pri Created  |  Tue Oct 18, 2016 at 7:05 PM
What a fun presentation for a fun gift -- MONEY!
Linda Tarolli  |  Fri Oct 21, 2016 at 4:58 AM
Super cute idea! Thanks for sharing Vicki!
Susanne Gleason  |  Thu Nov 10, 2016 at 5:27 PM
Nice and easy tutorial, I'm me to the fuse tool and looking for easy projects.
Thx for sharing
paula king  |  Fri Dec 22, 2017 at 11:14 PM

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