This Instructable will teach you how to make a little 8-page book out of ONE sheet of plain ol' 8 1/2 x 11 paper.

Step 1: Grab your materials

You will need:

1 8 1/2 x 11 sheet of paper.
1 pair of scissors
Thanks so much for these instructions!
I <3 this book! I have made it many times and it is so nice to use! I like to make it into a recipe book when I bake goods for people! They just love it too! Thanks so much for showing me! : )
The folding part is not clear at all. :(
wait u just make the paper fold both ways
Or maybe it's not supposed to break down into more than the cover, 6 pages, and the back. Please confirm.
Step 4 seems incomplete. There must be more cutting after pushing the ends together or the pages aren't free of the folds. Please advise.
okay, now you take your paper and fold the long edge to the long edge. This puts the cut you just made into the middle of the crease on the edge on top. Then you push the two short edges (at the ends of the paper) together and the cut on the fold will separate and make the diamond shape he talks about above.
Oh yeah, and about the cutting. :P When you fold your paper in half taking the top edge to the bottom edge you are going to cut from the top edge (the folded edge) along the crease to the middle of the page.
okay, right now you do exatly the same fold you did in the first step, fold the top short edge to the bottom short edge.
Okay, to clarify, you take you sheet of paper and face it with one of the short edges on top. You fold the top edge to the bottom edge, Then you fold the far right edge to the far left edge. Then you fold the top (short) edge down to the bottom edge.
I'm going to completely redo this whole thing...it's a little messy and incomprehensible for some people.
i dont understand the steps at all--- what ways are you supposed to fold it, and where are you cutting it?
If you can place pictures and text on this in the right places (template?), this makes a great gift tag or mini storybook.
Yeah, I made one...it's the last step. Thanks for the idea!
Thanks for the Instructable! I used this to make mini-books for a treasure hunt. You had to read each book and follow the clues therein to get to the next cache and next book. Imagine 8 kids running around a yard trying to find the right spot (or adult) to get the next clue!
hmmm..maybe it cn also be used like an album..sort?
I'm not sure what you mean by album...please clarify?
mmm..maybe like...putting some pictures or captions..like what bruno13069 said :)

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