# How To Make Butterfly Money Leis

## How do you make a butterfly lei?

• Fold the bill in half lengthwise.
• Fold all of the corners in to make two points on each end of the bill.
• Make small folds lengthwise, flipping the bill as you fold to make an accordion fold.
• Fold that bill together evening in the center.
• Take the other bill and fold it in half like a mountain crease.

## How many bills does it take to make a money lei?

Determine what amount of money you'd like to gift.

If you need extra flowers, you can create more from paper and intermix them with the money. A typical money lei could, for example, consist of 30 \$1 bills and 30 paper flowers, 50 \$1 bills or even 20 \$5 bills and 20 flowers. The variety and amount is up to you. via

## How much do money leis cost?

Although she has just started making and selling leis, hers cost between \$20 and \$80, depending on how much money is folded to make the leis themselves. A lei with \$50 folded into it, for example, typically costs an additional \$20 or \$30 for the labor, depending on how intensive it is. via

## How do you fold a dollar into a butterfly?

• STEP 1: Fold the bill in half from left to right.
• STEP 2: On the back left, fold diagonally up to the top right.
• STEP 3: Flip over and match the fold on the other side.
• STEP 4: Fold the flap over to crease on both sides.
• STEP 5: Fold the two middle creases to the center.
• ## How do you fold a dollar into a rose?

Arrange Dollar Bills in a Row

Lay your dollar bills in a row, with four bills facing down and one facing up. Lay four of the bills face down, and one of the bills face side up. The bill that is placed face up will be the center of the money rose. The bills that are face down will be the petals of the money rose. via

## How do you make a sword out of a dollar?

• Step 1: Fold in half lengthwise to crease it, then unfold it.
• Step 2: Next, fold the top and bottom lengthwise to meet the crease.
• Step 3: Make the sword point.
• Step 4: Fold the edges lengthwise once again.
• Step 5: Open the fold just made and flip it over completely.
• ## Is it bad luck to take apart a money lei?

If you must remove it for practical reasons, it is polite to discreetly take it off and then hang it in a place of honor for all to see. It is bad luck to give pregnant women a circular lei because it symbolizes tangling of the umbilical cord. Lei are frequently worn at special celebrations, such as weddings. via

## Do you give leis before or after graduation?

Some rules state that the lei must be presented after the graduation ceremony is over. No matter when it is given, the gift of a graduation lei is a wish for good luck as well as to show the graduate how much they are loved and appreciated. via

## How do you make a lei?

To make a 40” lei, collect about 50 medium-sized flowers. Cut thread into a 100” length. Fold the length in half and tie the ends together to make a 50” length. The knot you use on the ends should be a large one that will keep the flowers in place and act as the lei's stopper. via