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How to Make a Money Lei for Graduations!

Updated: Apr 2, 2021



Are you looking for the perfect graduation gifts for your graduate? Here's the easy steps how to make a money lei. The money lei is a unique gift and a fun way to give your graduate money that’s in the form of a lei. The neat thing is that it is worn around their neck and presents a fun way to wear their gift. There are many other popular items such as flower leis or a card and bouquet to give to your graduate on their special day. The money lei can be an alternative to the traditional card with money inside that is often given.


For those who don’t know, the giving of lei has deep roots in the Hawaiian culture. The Hawaiian lei is commonly used nowadays in times of celebration, ceremony and especially for graduations by all people. Traditionally, a Hawaiian lei is a real Flower lei like Orchid lei, Plumeria lei or Tuberose lei. In addition there are Green leaf lei like Ti leaf lei or Maile lei. However in recent times money leis have also become very popular and can be a great supplement or alternative to these traditional gifts outlined. Now we would like to show you how you can make your very own money Lei for your graduate!


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