Money may not grow on trees, but in Hawaii it certainly blooms! Money lei have become a popular gifts for graduates, family leaving the islands and on birthdays. This book resents you with easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions for making 25 different money lei projects. Blending the skills of Japanese origami and Hawaiian lei making many of the projects incorporate folding dollar bills, wrapping coins and threading currency together into momentos of good luck and well wishes. From the most common type of money lei-making using flower motifs to the more intricate and unusual folds of frogs, fans and butterflies, flower and lei expert Laurie Shimizu Ide offers diverse designs to celebrate the guest of honor at any party or special occasion.

Author: Laurie Shimizu Ide