Money Origami Christmas Tree
...an easy dollar bill origami design

A money origami Christmas tree
makes a great gift popped inside a card!

The money Christmas tree on this page makes a great gift on its own or incorporated into a Christmas card. If you're looking for ideas on how to make Christmas gifts, then it doesn't get much easier than this!

There are loads of dollar bill origami designs out there, some easy, some hard, and this Christmas tree is definitely one of the easier ways to fold money. So if you're new to origami money folding, don't worry. Just follow the steps below.

money origami christmas tree

In case you're wondering, that's a Vietnamese note, because I was on holiday there recently.

Before you fold real money, try it on a piece of regular paper (cut to dollar-bill size, of course). Then once you're confident, go ahead and try it with a real note.


Picture Instructions

money origami christmas tree step 1 Step 1: Fold note in half lengthwise, then unfold

money origami christmas tree step 2
Step 2: Fold note in half along short axis

money origami christmas tree step 3
Step 3: Fold top flap to right, leaving about 1cm strip on the right

money origami christmas tree step 4
Step 4: Fold and unfold corner flap

money origami christmas tree step 5
Step 5: Fold along dotted line shown

money origami christmas tree step 6
Step 6: Your bill should look like this now. Repeat steps 4 and 5 on the other side of the bill.

money origami christmas tree step 7
Step 7: Fold corner to centre-line

money origami christmas tree step 8
Step 8: Fold along dotted line shown

money origami christmas tree step 9
Step 9: Repeat steps 7 and 8 on the other side of the note. To shorten the tree's trunk, fold along dotted line shown.

money origami christmas tree step 10
Step 10: Turn the note over and voilĂ , your creation is complete! If it doesn't lay quite flat, try squashing it in a heavy book for a while. Once it lays nice and flat, you can attach it to a Christmas card with a bit of double sided tape.

What next?

Make someone a sweet token of love :-) Have a go at making a
simple heart or a
decorative heart.

Or have a browse through dollar origami books on Amazon.com

Happy Christmas!

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