Would anyone be able to explain to me how to make a lei out of dollar bills?

I have seen it many times when I lived on the islands and know I would like to make one for my nieces graduation. please help.

3 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    The way I do it is to fold the flat bill like a fan, then fold in half and tape into a circle. Make dozens of these circles, and string them on a ribbon or decorative floral wire. To make the lei fuller, with fewer dollars, space folded colored tissue in between.

    (See picture on link below).

  • 1 decade ago

    # Fold the bill in half horizontally, then fold forward and backward to create fan pleats.

    # With the folded paper lying flat, pinch the middle and bring the two ends together.

    # Each circle is made using four bills folded in this fashion. Place them together in a circle, fanning them out and affixing a small adhesive tab on the end of each segment to attach it to the adjoining bill.

  • 1 decade ago

    the first website listed is in Spanish (I think!?) but the pictures are very good!

    ~the second website is for money roses

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