Matchbook Album


Matchbook Album

Collect your favorite summertime moments - the kids at summer camp, the beach bash, a graduation - in this mini matchbook album. Download the template, pick out your favorite colors of our paper and assemble with ease.

Matchbook Album

Tools & Materials:
#10 cover weight stock (for cover and inside pages)
• brads
hole punch
X-acto knife
cutting mat
• photos

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1. Measure out and mark the size and folds of your album, or use the attached template for an album measuring 3" by 3". Keep in mind: one end should fold in enough to fit a hole-punch and brad. The other end will be the front cover of the album.

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2. Cut out the album with scissors or an X-acto knife.

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3. Using a paperclip or bone folder, score and fold along the markings you made earlier.

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4. Fold the edges inward to create a matchbook shape.

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5. Now, measure and cut out the pages that will be inserted into your album.

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6. Cut out or prepare the images you’d like to have in the album.

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7. Glue them in.

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8. With markers, colored pencil, scraps of paper or stickers, decorate the pages. Create a theme for each photo, if you’d like.

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9. Compile all the pages together within your mini album. Align the pages with the bottom folded edge of the album. Punch a hole through one of the bottom corners.

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10. Adhere them all together with a brad.

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11. Decorate the front cover however you wish, and you’re all set! Flip through the pages and enjoy!

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