Introduction: Christmas Tree Money Origami

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A quick tutorial on how to create an Origami Christmas tree out of new UK £5 notes.

Step 1: Step 1: Fold Your Note in Half

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Step 2: Step 2: Folder the Corners in Towards Each Other As Shown

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Make sure you do this for both sides of the folds.

The new notes are a little resilient to folding sometimes. Put them under something heavy for a short while and they'll stick down better.

Step 3: Step3: Fold the Two Newly Created Points Towards Each Other.

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Make sure you're folding them into themselves as such.

Step 4: Step 4: Folder the Corners Sticking Out Behind the Triangle and Tuck Away From View.

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This part is normally very resistant to folding over so might need some time under a heavy object (An Argos catalog/ Yellow Pages)

Step 5: Step 5: You Should End Up With It Looking Like This

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Repeating three times or however many tiers you want on your tree.

Step 6: Step 6: Add a Stump

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The stump is created by folding a note into a small rectangle.

You can put this in a card or do whatever you feel is best. As the triangles aren't attached I opted stacking them on top of each other and putting it on top of a Christmas cake. I just made a small cut in the icing with a knife and slotted the base into the gap.

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DIY Hacks and How Tos (author)2017-12-03

Perfect for a way to make a last minute cash gift a little more interesting.

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