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20 Cool Examples of Dollar Bill Origami
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20 Cool Examples of Dollar Bill Origami

Along with all the other crazy things Japanese do, they also make Origami art. As you probably already know, it is the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding which started somewhere in the 17th century. However because paper art decomposes rapidly, there is very little direct evidence of its age or origins.

Origami became popular again in the middle of the 1900’s and since then evolved into a modern art form. Of course, the world’s most famous origami artist must be Michael from “Prison Break” and his brilliant paper crane.

Almost any laminar material can be used as the art medium for folding, but usually, it’s plain paper. However, as we (humans and pandas) are very creative, it was not long before paper money became a popular material to create origami with; this is known variously as Dollar Origami, Orikane, or Money Origami and its portmanteau Moneygami [1]. To avoid destroying the money, the use of cuts or glue (as Kirigami does) is prohibited.

Origami and other 3D paper model instructions are easy to find, and though it takes a bit of practice and skill before you can turn regular money into a dollar bill origami masterpiece, why not give it a shot? Mastering origami is not only a great way to impress someone, but it can very well turn into a new hobby. Plus, it’s a great gift idea for someone who appreciates both papercraft and money (who doesn’t…?).

Now let’s take a look at some creative examples of origami – from money origami flowers to dollar bill bears and penguins. Making this miniature art takes meticulousness and patience — check it out below!

1. T-Shirt

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2. Bear

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3. Butterfly

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4. Camera

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5. Crab

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6. Dragon

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7. Eiffel Tower

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8. Fish

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9. Heart

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10. Two Hearts

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11. Jacket

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12. Penguin

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13. Fish Tank

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14. Rooster

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15. Scorpions

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16. Shark

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17. Spider

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18. Tank

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19. Toilet

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20. Turkey

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21. X-Wing

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As we (humans) are very creative

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SilverFoX
Community Member
2 years ago

They're really good. I love it!! They look so complicated. Nice job 👍👍👍

SilverFoX
Community Member
2 years ago

They're really good. I love it!! They look so complicated. Nice job 👍👍👍

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