I recently finished a bottle of gin and ran out of matches at the same time. Now, before I get a reputation as being a vagrant, the gin was for a cocktail party we held, and the matches are for candles ;)
Match boxes are ugly and I bought a hefty 3-pack of 250 matches (per box, that is) so I wanted a way to have my matches on my desk without looking at a crappy cardboard box.
Step 1: Collect your supplies
This list is huge:
-Scissors, a blade, or your sharp wit.