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How to Fold an Easy Dollar Bill Origami Heart: 6 Steps With Pictures

Dollar Bill Origami Heart
Updated on 05/15/24

Learn to make this dollar origami heart in six easy-to-follow steps with video and step-by-step picture instructions.

Sharing a money heart is a fun way to show someone that you care for any occasion. This design is super simple and can be folded in just a minute or two!

See our collection of Money Origami Guides, when you are finished for more great tutorials like this.

How to Make a Heart Out of a Dollar: Video

Check out this video to see exactly how to fold a dollar bill into a heart, or scroll down to get step-by-step guidance with pictures!

You may also like these other money origami guides:

Money Origami Heart Step-by-Step Folding Instructions

dollar bill heart

Start with a fresh dollar bill! For this money heart, we will start with the back of the bill.

Dollar Bill Heart 1

STEP 1: Fold the dollar bill in half

Dollar Bill Origami Heart 2

Fold the bill in half to make a crease, and then unfold it.

STEP 2: Fold both sides to the crease

Dollar Bill Origami Heart 3

Fold the left and right sides to meet the middle crease.

Rub both outer edges well.

STEP 3: Fold the bottom half of the heart

Dollar Bill Origami Heart 4

Flip the bill over and fold the bottom corners up to meet the center crease.

Even the edges as much as possible and make the rub the edges of each side.

STEP 4: Fold the top half down

Dollar Bill Origami Heart 5

Fold the top part down to meet the bottom half of the heart.

Thoroughly crease the edges of all folds to keep it flat and even.

STEP 5: Squash fold the top of the heart

Dollar Bill Origami Heart 6

Open the folds you just made so you can squash-fold both sides.

Squash the edges of the top half of the heart into triangles, as shown.

STEP 6: Fold the last two tips

Dollar Bill Origami Heart 7

Simply take the top middle tips and fold them diagonally against the horizontal edge shown on the back.

Fold the front of the top middle tips to the back to finish the heart shape!

You just learned how to fold a dollar into a heart!

Be sure to check out our easy origami heart folding guide if you want to learn how to fold a heart with regular origami paper.

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