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A lovely little purse made out of playing cards
I made this purse as a Christmas present for my friend who is a fan of the joker from batman. I just hope she won't look at my profile till Christmas.

Posted by Creature of Whim from Claremont, California, United States • Published See Creature of Whim's 41 projects »
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  • How to make a paper wallet. Playing Card Purse - Step 1
    Step 1

    Take three cards and line them up. Cut three more cards in half and line them up underneath.

  • How to make a paper wallet. Playing Card Purse - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cover the front and back of them with packing tape keeping all the cards aliened.

  • How to make a paper wallet. Playing Card Purse - Step 3
    Step 3

    Trim the edges and make one more of these so that you can use them to be the front and back of your purse.

  • How to make a paper wallet. Playing Card Purse - Step 4
    Step 4

    Tape the front and back of another card than tape in between the two sheets of cards.(this will be the bottom of your purse)

  • How to make a paper wallet. Playing Card Purse - Step 5
    Step 5

    Do the same next to the other card to complete the bottom.

  • How to make a paper wallet. Playing Card Purse - Step 6
    Step 6

    stick a bunch of strips of tape together, then cover the other side with more tape so that it is not sticky. Make two of these.

  • How to make a paper wallet. Playing Card Purse - Step 7
    Step 7

    Trim them so that they are the same height as the sheet of cards. then cut them so that they are a bit obtuse but keep the bottom the same length as the top of the bottom of the purse. (sorry for that weird sentence:P)

  • How to make a paper wallet. Playing Card Purse - Step 8
    Step 8

    Tape the clear sheets of tape to the sides of the purse.

  • How to make a paper wallet. Playing Card Purse - Step 9
    Step 9

    Cut two cards diagonally in half and cut one of the halves into a equilateral triangle and another one into a obtuse isocline triangle. Then arrange them like they are in the picture after that tape the front and back of them and trim the edges.

  • How to make a paper wallet. Playing Card Purse - Step 10
    Step 10

    Tape the base to the top of the purse leaving a little room, then tape the other side so that it's not sticky.

  • How to make a paper wallet. Playing Card Purse - Step 11
    Step 11

    Measure the ribbons and make sure they are the size you want ( should be able to loop around shoulder and have ends go down to the side of your chest). Then take one ribbon and tape the end to a corner in your purse and tape the other end of the ribbon to the corner horizontal to the other end, then to the same for the other ribbon on the other side of the purse.

  • How to make a paper wallet. Playing Card Purse - Step 12
    Step 12

    stick a piece of Velcro to the inner top corner of the flap then stick the other part of Velcro on the front were the Velcro on the flap will meet when the purse is closed.

  • How to make a paper wallet. Playing Card Purse - Step 13
    Step 13

    Fill it with belongings and show it off.

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