Are you attending a graduation party?
If so, check out this easy and thoughtful way to give little cash “diplomas” via a cute graduation hat mason jar! And the best part – you likely already have most of the items you need for this craft at home.
For this craft you’ll need:
- mason jar
- one piece of square shaped cardstock paper larger than the lid
- rectangle shaped cardstock paper long enough to fit around rim of lid
- double sided tape or glue
- crepe paper (streamers) for tassel
- one small button
- string or twine
- money for mini diplomas
- curling ribbon
- gold coin chocolates (optional)
1.) Tape or glue paper to top and sides of lid.
2.) To make tassel, wrap crepe paper around a pen, and tape end.
3.) Slide tassel off pen and tie a tight knot towards the top, leaving a two inch piece of string attached. Use scissors to cut tassel ends.
3.) Attach string to button and glue or tape to middle of the hat.
4.) Use a pen to roll paper money “diplomas”, securing with curling ribbon. Place gold coins and money in the jar and screw on the graduation hat lid.
How cute to give to a deserving graduate!
My version was inspired by NoBiggie.net.
Written by Lina for Hip2Save. Lina is a proud mom of 2 small kids who loves photography, all holidays, cooking, thrift store makeovers, bargain shopping, and DIY makeovers. Her goal is to create a beautiful life and stylish home on a dime! To see all of Lina’s DIY/Crafts created just for Hip2Save, click here.