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How to make a mini matchbook album for instagram

In need of a gift? Make a blank album and wrap it all up alongside a PostalPix gift card for a perfect handmade present.

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A glance at the supplies used in this DIY.

A glance at the supplies used in this DIY.

Trim the cardboard paper down to be 12\u2033 x 5\u2033. This makes 2 covers w/ 1 piece of 12\u00d712 cardboard. Fold it at the 5\u2033 mark & again at the 10\u2033 mark. The 2\u2033 flap will fold over to make it a matchbook.

Trim the cardboard paper down to be 12″ x 5″. This makes 2 covers w/ 1 piece of 12×12 cardboard. Fold it at the 5″ mark & again at the 10″ mark. The 2″ flap will fold over to make it a matchbook.

Cut the extra cardboard paper into a circle to use for the rings outside of the album. Trim down the inside pages to be 10\u2033 x 5\u2033.

Cut the extra cardboard paper into a circle to use for the rings outside of the album. Trim down the inside pages to be 10″ x 5″.

Line up the inside pages with the cardboard paper. Use a needle or something sharp to make 2 holes in the center of inside pages and the cardboard paper. Take the twine to tie it all together.

Line up the inside pages with the cardboard paper. Use a needle or something sharp to make 2 holes in the center of inside pages and the cardboard paper. Take the twine to tie it all together.

Making this project with kids? Skip the previous step & staple it down! Use the brad to adhere the circles in the front flap & towards the center of the cover. Attach twine to open & close the flap.

  • 4x4 PostalPix prints
  • Scissors
  • 12x12 corrugated cardboard
  • Brads
  • Photo corners
  • Twine
  • X-actor knife
  • Cardstock paper