Dollar Bill Angel




By Noreen Doll.

Angels are very popular, and here’s a fun Dollar Bill Angel you can make.

Dollar Bill Angel

It is a much nicer way to give a gift of cash, and easy to create.

Dollar Bill Angel

You can give any amount of cash this way. For instance you could make the body from a $10 bill and the wings from two $5 bills.

Supplies.

3 Crisp Dollar Bills, Any Denomination

Double Sided Tape

Small Piece of Ribbon

Twist Tie

How to Make a Dollar Bill Angel.

1. Fan fold all 3 bills the long way, making the folds about 1/4 inch apart.

Dollar Bill Angel

Crease all the folds.

2. Measure in about 1 1/4 inch from one end of one dollar bill, scrunch the folds, and tie a twist tie tightly around it.

Dollar Bill Angel

This forms the head of the angel.

Dollar Bill Angel

3. To make the wings, lay the other 2 fan folded bills side by side.

Dollar Bill Angel

Apply double sided tape in a few areas on one long edge of a bill.

Line up the other bill with the folded taped edge, and press the 2 bills together.

Dollar Bill Angel

4. Find the center of these two bills and fold.

Dollar Bill Angel

Scrunch up the center of the wings, and lay them behind the angel body.

Dollar Bill Angel

5. Use the twist tie to attach the wings to the body at the neck of the angel.

Dollar Bill Angel

Twist a few times firmly and then hide the ends of the twist tie behind the wings, among the folds.

6. To attach the ribbon, lay it diagonally across the angel’s body from the left under wing to the right top of the wing.

Fold the ribbon under, cross the ends and bring the ends up above the wing on the left side and below the wing on the right side.

Dollar Bill Angel

Tie into a bow.

Dollar Bill Angel

I found the bright red ribbon shows up better than the gold ribbon, and any bright color would look pretty.

Dollar Bill Angel

The angel can be tied to a package, hung on a Christmas tree, or wrapped in a small box.

Noreen Doll

Crafty Journal

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  1. This is so clever!!! Thanks for sharing. This would be the neatest little idea for Christmas. Just attach it to a candy cane and that’s perfect! I’m coming to you from Wake Up Wednesday; I’m a cohost.

  2. Oh, my gosh, this is cute, Noreen. I noticed we were at Crafty Allie’s party together. How fun is that? Your friend, Linda

  3. what a great idea to share with co-workers for Christmas
    come see me.

  4. Such a super easy creative gift. Love it! Pinned it.

  5. Saw this on You’re going to love it. So cute, pinned on my Christmas board.

  6. This is so cute! I just love it! Thanks! I’m going to try it for sure! Glad I found you on Friday Unfolded Linky Party. Pinned and followed (jody53)

  7. This is great! They would make great decorations and gifts.

  8. Cute idea! Pinned and tweeted. Lou Lou Girls

  9. Great idea. Thank you for sharing at The Southern Special and please join us again Tuesday beginning at 7:00am.

  10. What a cute idea. I think kids would have fun making these angels. Thanks for sharing.

  11. I have an aunt who would always fold our birthday and Christmas presents into things like this. They were always so fun to receive!
    Thanks for the tutorial

  12. Lovely idea :)

  13. One of a kind craft, Thanks for sharing this at my last party
    Stop by this Friday for another party
    Maria

  14. This is so cool! Thanks for sharing it with us at the Home Matters Linky Party. I hope you will party with us again this Friday.
    ~Bonnie

  15. This is great! It’s so easy to create . But it’s so cute and pretty and smart. Thank you for your link!

  16. What a fabulous way to gift money – so much more fun then a gift card.

  17. This is so cute!!! Thanks for sharing at My Flagstaff Home!

    Jennifer

  18. What a cute idea as a way to give money. So much more interesting than just putting it in a card.

  19. What a neat idea! This would be a fun way to give a cash gift or add a surprise to another present. Pinned!

  20. Jann Olson says:

    I always love your creative dollar bill creations! This angel is so cute. Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

  21. Great idea! What a great way to give money as a gift. Thanks!

  22. This would be perfect for teenagers!! Thanks for sharing on My 2 Favorite Things on Thursday! Hope to see you again this week…(with no issues lol!) Pinned!

  23. This would be fun to stick in the tree for the kids to find Christmas morning. Thanks for sharing at #made4kids!

  24. How cute! I’m going to make some of these for stocking stuffers! Thanks so much for sharing at Share The Wealth Sunday and I hope you’ll join us for an all new party tonight!
    xoxo
    Lisa

  25. I made 2 of these angels with 2 twenties and 1 ten dollar bills to put into our fund raiser silent auction. Great idea. Put them in a cute Christmas flat box lined with that white cottony stuff.

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