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Dollar Bill Origami Tree: EASY 7 Steps

dollar bill origami tree
Updated on 03/20/22

Learn how to fold an easy dollar bill money origami tree with this detailed guide.

With some stickers, you could even turn this into a little money Christmas tree!

This is an easy fold for beginners and should be foldable in under 10 minutes!

If you want to practice without wasting all your fresh and crisp dollar bills, consider picking up some fake money. It’s cheap and will let you fold hundreds of creations without the need of begging your local bank for all their nice bills! Here is our favorite fake money for origami.

Let’s start folding!

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For this tree, we will start on the front side of a one-dollar bill.

dollar bill

STEP 1: Fold the bill in half lengthwise

dollar bill origami tree 1

Crease the bill in half and then unfold it.

STEP 2: Fold the corners of the left side to meet the crease

dollar bill origami tree 2

STEP 3: Fold the corners down again to meet the crease

dollar bill origami tree 3

Make sure to crease the folds well once again.

STEP 4: Fold the point down to meet the other flat edge

dollar bill origami tree 4

Once you have made the fold, you can then flip the bill over.

STEP 5: Fold the bill and crease as shown

dollar bill origami tree 5

The crease will be made just below the “T” in “UNITED” and “E” in “ONE.”

STEP 6: Fold the lower corners behind the point and crease

dollar bill origami tree 6

These don’t have to be perfect but just to where the corners can’t be seen from the other side.

STEP 7: Unfold the corners and then squash fold them down

dollar bill origami tree 7

Fold these edges straight up and simply squash them down neatly.

You want to pay attention to how even the base of the tree looks.

dollar bill origami tree complete

The only other thing you might want to do is shape the tree trunk to be a little slimmer.

You now have a dollar bill money origami tree!

Happy Folding!

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