Make A Simple Money Lei Necklace DIY Tutorial
I made this simple money lei necklace for my son’s 5th grade promotion IN LESS THAN AN HOUR.
I was in a rush because I have 3 other kids and I’m pretty much always in rush..
I made this really simple DIY money lei right before we headed out to my sons promotion.
I used 25 dollars a couple straws and ribbon and viola, an easy DIY money lei necklace.
Note: I had to use straws because that’s all I had on hand and I really wanted to make him a money lei, feel free to exchange the straws for something else, but the straws actually turned out really nice looking, don’t you think?
I took some pictures and wrote this DIY tutorial because everyone really seemed to like this money lei.
I wanted to give it the appearance of a lei, so I folded the dollar bills into these flowers.
DIY Tutorial Simple Money Lei Necklace
This money lei will use 25 one dollar bills and they will be folded in flowers.
Materials Used: (think school colors)
- 25 – one dollar bills
- 3 – colored straws (I used his school colors, red, blue and yellow).
- 1 – 1/8th inch ribbon (I used yellow, his favorite color and a school color)
- 1 – roll of clear tape
👉 Instead of straws you can use beads, ribbons, or folding colored paper into the same flower shape as the dollars.
Put the ribbon around your neck and cut the ribbon to the length that you want it to be. (ours was 36-inches but we had some slack at the ends)
Cut your straws into 3/4-inch pieces.
Fold your dollar bills accordion style long ways and then fold in half.
Take a small piece of clear tape and tape the ends together so that the dollar is a full circle.
(you’re going to need to leave a small space for the ribbon to thread through)
Pull your ribbon through one of the small holes at the end where the tape is.
Thread through your straw piece.
Repeat until you have completed the money lei.
Here’s How It Will Look!
Easy DIY Money Lei For Kids
I think a money lei is a cool gift to get for a promotion or graduation and I made it FAST.
Once you get the folding down, it goes really quick.
If you can get a helper, you can do this even faster!