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How to make an origami dollar heart that holds a quarter

This guide shows how to make a cute heart from a dollar! You can add a quarter and a note if you want to!

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Start with a dollar. A crisp new one works best, but I'm using a soft one in this guide.

Start with a dollar. A crisp new one works best, but I'm using a soft one in this guide.

Fold in half.

Fold in half.

Open back up.

Open back up.

Fold in half.

Fold in half.

Open back up and fold the dollar like so.

Open back up and fold the dollar like so.

Fold the flaps upwards like so (do on BOTH halves of dollar).

Fold the flaps upwards like so (do on BOTH halves of dollar).

Press the top point of open it up (do on BOTH halves of the dollar).

Press the top point of open it up (do on BOTH halves of the dollar).

Press down to make it a square (do on BOTH halves of dollar).

Press down to make it a square (do on BOTH halves of dollar).

Repeat that step on the other side of the diamond (one more time, BOTH halves of dollar).

Repeat that step on the other side of the diamond (one more time, BOTH halves of dollar).

Here's how the dollar should look.

Here's how the dollar should look.

Since the fold in the beginning of the guide came undone, fold the dollar back over itself.

Since the fold in the beginning of the guide came undone, fold the dollar back over itself.

Flip the dollar over.

Flip the dollar over.

Fold the flap downwards.

Fold the flap downwards.

Fold small tabs on the left and right side inwards.

Fold small tabs on the left and right side inwards.

This is how it looks right now. You can leave it like this or....

This is how it looks right now. You can leave it like this or....

Ta-da!

Ta-da!

You cut a paper to the size of a quarter, write a note, and "lock" it in the heart behind a quarter if you want. Place the heart under something heavy for a day to make it flat! Thanks for viewing!

  • Dollar
  • Quarter