One way to design a money tree is to buy a fake tree from a store and clip money to it. Money can also be folded to various lengths and paper clipped together to create a pyramid shape that resembles a Christmas tree.
The first way to design a money tree is to start with a fake or real potted tree from a craft store or home improvement store. The branches of tree can be spray painted to any color or left natural. Use clips or tie the money to the tree until it resembles a money tree. If the tree is for a party, you can leave the tree bare and allow guests to clip their monetary gift to the tree.
Another way to design a money tree is to fold the money to various lengths and assemble the bills with the longest ones at the bottom and the shortest ones at the top to create a pyramid-like shape that resembles a Christmas tree. This can be left flat and placed into a gift envelope or can be clipped to a stick within a pot to give the illusion that the money tree is growing out of the pot.