Monday, August 1, 2011

Envelope System Wallets!

In case you were not aware, I am a Dave Ramsey Fan!  Following his book, "The Total Money Makeover", really helped me tame our budget and knock out our debt!  A big part of Dave Ramsey's program is using cash for your discretional spending such as, clothing, groceries, dining out, etc. My Envelope System Wallet made its first debute in 2009 and was met with many adoring fans!

The Envelope System Wallet features:
1) A Velcro closure and one main pocket, in which the envelopes fit.

2)Three envelopes have been made in a coordinating fabric. I transferred labels to each of the wallets for easy reference. I would be happy to transfer a Bible verse, saying or other labels at your request. The envelopes are lined with felt to prevent your cash from slipping. Edges and seams have been treated but left raw for a "cottage" look.

3) Last but not least, there is a zippered pouch for coins, driver’s license and pictures of the kids (plenty large enough for up to 10 cards).

4) This wallet could easily also hold your checkbook and deposit slips.

5) Envelopes and zippered pouch are entirely removable for easy access and budgeting. Remove it if its not to be used! (Helps prevent dipping into other funds)

6) This wallet has been used by some customers as a coupon organizer.
Take a look around and let me know what ya think!  You can purchase one at my etsy shop! See ya!

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MBC Scrapbooking said...

These are beautiful- I'm not a big couponer (unfortunately!) but the Dave Ramsey system is such an awesome concept. What a great job:)

Kristine @ JandMs Eye Candy said...

SO pretty!!! Great idea!!

Thanks for sharing and for linking up to “Strut Your Stuff Sunday” on our blog!! We appreciate it! Hope to see you again soon :)


Kate said...

I really love this idea. I have some friends who have done the Dave Ramsey system and these would make great gifts. I am your newest follower. I hope you will stop by my blog soon.

Danielle said...

I love all the fabric chooses. They are beautiful! I would love for you to link up to my feature Friday linky party.

Karima said...

I love your choice of fabric, saw you on link party. Now google following you, please pop by Karima x

Amy said...

What a GREAT idea. I'm such a Dave Ramsey fan and have taken Financial Peace. I'll be sure to share your etsy shop with friends. I've been using the envelope system and my envelopes always tear, great solution!

Ricochet said...

Sweet wallet! I made my fair share and I love this design. Lots of pockets without ending up super thick. Great job!
Your newest follower and fellow wallet-sewer,
Rikka J.
Ricochet and Away!

Christy said...

I love this! I still have the ugly brown system...I need to do this! :)

Tracy @ said...

Hopping over from Ladybug Blessings linky party….
What a wonderful crafty project :)
I'd like to invite you to link your projects up at my weekly linking party at Craft Junkie Too. We'd love to have fabulous projects to share….:)
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Julia @ 551Eastdesign said...

Love the Zebra!

Kristen @ said...

Love this and am featuring it on handmade features! Come grab a button if you would like. :) I have been meaning to make these for a while!

Jamie said...

i have owned 2 dave ramsey wallets with the envelope system and would love to make my own!! thanks for this wonderful idea- esp since the paper wears after a while!!

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