Money Origami Butterfly Step by Step Guide

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Money Origami Butterfly Step by Step Guide

Introduction:

For this origami activity, we are going to make a 3D origami of a butterfly. It may look a bit complicated to do, but it is actually easy. You only need to know the basic folds to make this origami from a dollar bill.  A rectangular piece of paper will also do if you don’t have a dollar bill with you at the moment.

Difficulty Level: Easy – Intermediate

How to make a Money Origami Butterfly - Step 01

Start with a crisp dollar bill and fold it lengthwise in half. Crease it well then unfold.

How to make a Money Origami Butterfly - Step 02

Diagonally fold the dollar bill as illustrated in the top image. Take note that an end of each dashed line starts/ends at the crease line. Once folded, flip it to the other side.

How to make a Money Origami Butterfly - Step 03Tuck the top and bottom end inside inside the quadrangle.

How to make a Money Origami Butterfly - Step 04

Fold the right part of the dollar bill to the back side.

How to make a Money Origami Butterfly - Step 05Rotate the origami clockwise.

How to make a Money Origami Butterfly - Step 06It should now look like the illustration above. Fold it in half and then unfold.

How to make a Money Origami Butterfly - Step 07

Diagonally fold along the dashed line as illustrated above.

How to make a Money Origami Butterfly - Step 08

Bring the top layer downwards along the dashed line. Make sure to old the top layer ONLY.

How to make a Money Origami Butterfly - Step 09

Bring the two yellow dots together (top corners of the dollar bill). Fold it along the dashed line as shown in the left image. Next, crease it well and then unfold.

How to make a Money Origami Butterfly - Step 010

Mountain fold the right side of the butterfly origami.

How to make a Money Origami Butterfly - Step 011

Crease it well, then unfold.

How to make a Money Origami Butterfly - Step 012

It should now have creases like the illustration above. Next it to mountain fold the left side of the dollar bill origami. Crease it well and unfold.

How to make a Money Origami Butterfly - Step 013Fold the two top corners to the back. Fold it along the dashed line as illustrated in the image above.

How to make a Money Origami Butterfly - Step 014

Make a valley fold on the top part of the butterfly’s wing. Crease it well and unfold. This will create a 3D effect on its wings.

How to make a Money Origami Butterfly

Your dollar bill origami butterfly is done!

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5 COMMENTS

  1. Super Gorgeous >-<

  2. You deserve a like

  3. I did it with a dollar and I named him Dollar 🙂

  4. this is awesome! 3D so awesome!

  5. it came out so cute!! I used a $50 bill 😊 thank you for sharing how to make it 💖

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