Introduction: How to Make a Paper Wallet

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Simple steps to make a paper wallet.

Step 1: Supplies

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Here are the supplies you need. A 12 - inch ruler, scissors, pen or marker, and printer/copy paper.

Step 2: Fold It

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1. Get your paper. 2. Fold it widthwise (hamburger style). Now unfold it.

Step 3: Fold It Again

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Fold the paper into the middle crease. Now fold again so that you get something that looks like this.

Step 4: UNFOLD

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Now unfold what you had. And it should look something like this.

Step 5: Mark It!

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Look at the notes to see what to do.

Step 6: Cut, Tape and FOLD!

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Cut what you marked and fold flaps 1 & 3 in and leave flaps 2 & 4 out. Tape the bottom part. NOT THE DIAMOND! Tape it front and back. PICTURE 2: Fold it like we did in Step 3. This is what your credit card slots will look like. PLUS MORE. PICTURE 3: you should have 4 flaps sticking out.

Step 7: Fold Flaps

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Open your wallet and go on one side of it. Look at the notes for instructions. Do the same with the other side.

Step 8: You Are Finished.

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YEAH!!! you're done already? That was fast. You should have 4 credit card slots and money pocket. Comment on how I did.plz.


knuckleboy (author)2012-08-10

thanks about that huh

Rynski (author)2012-06-28

You did't say i needed tape XD

litisha (author)2011-02-08

oye plzz post sum btr pics nxt tym<$

qtipers33 (author)2011-02-03

this is cool

hi, bye. (author)2010-12-11

fun. but you should have better pictures,
(: Thanks/

legokevin360 (author)2010-05-30

 Umm... This is neat! But you know you can get banned for copying other projects.

anarbiter9 (author)legokevin3602010-09-27

Actually he didnt copy it this is one of the most common methods of paper wallets
Its like saying making a origami crane tutorial and making another and saying you copied it.

basketball is life (author)2010-02-11

Thanks! The instructions were really easy to follow. After i made my first one, I copy a picture off of google and printed it onto the paper then folded it. I will see if I can get  a picture of the wallet and post it on here. Thanks again.

mizzoufan96 (author)2009-11-24

UHH whats the measurments near the crease??

FlameRazor (author)2009-11-10

How can these people not understand? a 3 yaer old could do it. Thanks man, i never really can get a wallet because where i live, the wallets are $40! (cheapest)

poserboy123 (author)2009-08-17

that was a horible set of directions?

nugget22 (author)2009-06-19

very hard to follow the directions

ldkv (author)2009-06-03


FrodoFreak (author)2009-05-29


A.C.E. (author)2008-08-23

hue dude, you need to check b4 u post an instructable. link button wont work, so here's url to original wallet with better pics.

stupid link button

hay_jumper (author)2007-10-31

This is an instructable that makes another formerly posted instructable, but with fuzzier photos and that whole "Plagiarism" thing hanging over it. Nice twist. Show us something original.

schimmi (author)hay_jumper2008-02-25

SCHIMMI agrees, the RIAA wrote the other one, oh look it's do\/\/n there \/

colbuy (author)2008-02-09

that was cool.

gatorfan94 (author)2007-11-15

i like it the end was hard to understand but i figured it out on my own. i don't really think it's plagarizing because there are tons of things on instructables that are the same. some may have plagarized and some may have learned from somewhere else. but instructables is all about using others ideas and making them better or easier to understand.

Mabye you could cover it with duct tape?

Ya i guess you could?

TheCheese9921 (author)2007-11-01


randofo (author)2007-10-31

This is a direct replica of the popular paper wallet already posted on this site. Also, the pictures are blurry. In the future you should check to see what has been posted before you and think of ways in which you can modify or add upon it.

I agree with randofo.

BurningApple (author)2007-10-31


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