Dollar Bill Origami

Make the most out of your dollar by turning it into something amazing! 

Turn your money into art through dollar bill origami.

Dollar bill origami is a great way to level up crafting skills. We have put together dozens of origami tutorials that you can make at home. Each dollar origami has step-by-step instructions to make this activity a lot easier for you. All steps on each tutorial have hand-drawn illustrations that are simple yet detailed enough for you to easily understand. Grab your dollar bill and let’s start crafting!

How do you fold a dollar bill?

There are many ways to fold a dollar bill. All you need to know are the basics folds in origami. Dollar bills are known for their durability. As it is made out of cotton and linen, it does not rip and tear easily. A great activity for origami beginners, it is pliable enough to withstand any folding.

3 Basic folds you need to know to make a dollar bill origami

Valley Fold

The most common fold is the valley fold, this is when you simply fold a part of the paper forward along the designated fold line(dashed lines). Once folded, then folded. the paper forms a “V”.

Mountain Fold

The opposite of the valley fold, you need to fold a part of the paper from behind instead of folding it forward.

Squash fold

To use this technique,  pry open the 2 layers of the paper slightly, then press and flatten the paper to make the fold.

Not sure where to start?

Here are some ideas on how to fold a dollar bill:

What dollar bill origami is great for beginners?

It can be quite tricky to make origami out of a dollar bill, especially for beginners. Here are some easy tutorials that you can do easily:

How do you fold a dollar bill into a heart?

An origami dollar heart is one of the most common dollar origami that you can make. There are many ways to make a heart from a piece of rectangular paper. Also, it is a very versatile gift to give to a special someone during Valentine’s and birthdays. Here are some origami tutorials that you can do:

How do you fold a dollar bill into a star?

Using a dollar bill, you can make many variations of stars.

How do you fold a dollar bill into a box?

Folding a dollar bill into a box is a great way to store small trinkets and even an awesome idea to give as gifts. Here are some ways that you can fold a dollar bill into a box:

 Fun and Interesting Things You Can Do with a Dollar Bill

When you’re done making a money origami, you can do fun and interesting things with the dollar bill:

  • give it to a special someone as a present
  • use it as a bookmark
  • give it as a tip
  • spend it 🙂

We hope you have fun transforming a dollar bill into something special.


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