How to Make an Origami Pyramid – Step by Step

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How to Make an Origami Pyramid – Step by Step

Introduction:

Using a dollar bill, you can create this cool structure with the tutorial below. What’s great about this origami pyramid is that it can stand firmly on its own without tumbling down because of the 50 cent coin inserted inside.

Diffiuclty Level: Intermediate – Hard

How to Make an Origami Pyramid - Step 01

Fold the dollar bill in half. Crease the dollar bill well and unfold.

How to Make an Origami Pyramid - Step 02

Fold the dollar bill downwards in half.

How to Make an Origami Pyramid - Step 03

Bring the top and bottom corner to the middle crease. Crease it well then unfold.

How to Make an Origami Pyramid - Step 04.1

Flip the right side of the top flap to the left part. As you flip it, squash it down.

How to Make an Origami Pyramid - Step 04.2

Squash it to flatten and then turn the left side of the top flap to the right.

How to Make an Origami Pyramid - Step 05

Repeat step 4 on the left side of the dollar bill. Lift the top flap and then squash it down to flatten.

How to Make an Origami Pyramid - Step 06

Like flipping a page of the book. Turn the right top flap to the left side.

How to Make an Origami Pyramid - Step 07

Bring the top left and right corner to the  middle. Make sure to fold the outer flap only.

How to Make an Origami Pyramid - Step 08

Flip the left outer flap to the right side.

How to Make an Origami Pyramid - Step 09

Swing the left edge to the right side.

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Again,bring the top left and right corner to the  middle. Make sure to fold the outer flap only.

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Flip the right top flap to the left side.

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Bring the top flap upward along the dashed line. Make sure to fold the top flap only.

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Mountain fold the bottom half of the origami dollar.

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Diagonally fold the bottom corners upward. Make sure to fold the top layer only.

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Flip the dollar bill over to the other side.

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Repeat step 14 on this side. Diagonally fold the bottom corners upward. Make sure to fold the top layer only.

How to Make an Origami Pyramid - Step 017

Make the origami dollar bill stand upwards from the tip.

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Carefully pull apart the top and bottom layers.

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Keep pulling it apart gently.

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Flip the dollar bill origami to the other side.

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Bring the bottom edge upward along the dashed line.

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Fold the top edge downwards then flip the dollar bill over to the other side.

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To make the money pyramid stable, insert a 50 cent coin inside.

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Secure the coin by folding the right bottom side to the middle then tucking inside.

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Repeat the 24th step on the other three sides. Tuck the flaps securely.

Your money origami pyramid is done!

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5 COMMENTS

  1. Looks hard! But the instruction made it look easy 😀

  2. so hard
    but worth it 😁

  3. harder than it looks! but I mangaed to do it

  4. I don’t have a coin 🙁 What can I put instead?

    • A button can do the trick 🥺

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