Introduction: Paper Wallet

Have you ever had problems with the size of your current wallet. Have they just been annoying or a problem for you. Are you looking for a cheap light-weight wallet. Well look no further, this is the one for you. It can be made with stuff found throughout your house.


2 sheets of 8 ½” X 11 paper Clear ½” wide tape

Equipment Needed: Scissors Clear tape Pencil

Step 1: Materials

For this project you will only need 1 sheet of 8 ½” X 11 paper, a small amount of clear ½” wide tape, and a pencil.

Step 2: Fold

Fold the paper in half the short way.

Step 3: Fold

Next, Fold that in half again so you have four long equal folds.

Step 4: Fold

Open it up and fold in half the long way.

Step 5: Draw

Draw lines about 1/2" down the folds on the two long sides.

Step 6: Cut

Cut the lines you drew.

Step 7: Fold

Fold the paper 3/4th of the way.

Step 8: Fold

Fold in half.

Step 9: Fold

Fold the left corner to the line.

Step 10: Unfold

Unfold the corner.

Step 11: Cut

Cut the corner all the way off and unfold paper completely.

Step 12: Fold

Fold the tabs on the square with the diamond and the last square.

Step 13: Fold

Fold the two outside edges in.

Step 14: Fold

Fold in half.

Step 15: Fold

Fold the outside tabs in and tape the sides. Congrats, you have a paper wallet. You can decorate it with markers, pencils, and anything else you want. You can also cover it in duct tape.

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