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This DIY folded paper wallet will hold over ten credit cards and several bills, yet is only 1/4" thick and will easily fit in a back pocket.
Materials needed 1) 9" x 12" piece of heavy paper (the front 1/2 of a manilla envelope works well) 10) credit cards (or however many you will need to...
This will give you a guideline for the center of the sheet
Unfold- the crease should be pointing up as in the photo
Fold to about 3/4" - 1" from the edge
Fold back so new fold meets the center line
Turn paper aound 180 degress and repeat the last 2 folds for the other end; You should end up with a fanfold in the exact center of the paper as in th...
Unfold just the center of the fanfold to get the compound fold shown in the photo.
Turn the paper over and fold the bottom edge up about 1 1/2"
Insert your credit cards under each side of the center flap; I'm using 10 here, 5 on each side. The cards will act as a template to determine the fina...
Fold the top down tightly over the cards; Mark the top flap where it meets the bottom flap.
Unfold the top flap and make a new fold at the mark. (Mark is just visible in the photo)
Turn the whole thing over- keep the cards in place.
Fold the ends in tightly against the cards
Tuck one end into the other as in the photo
Turn the whole thing over and fold the top flap down
Keep your cards inside, and tuck bills into the outer flap on the back of the wallet.
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