Instructions for “Accordion Photo Album” 1. Cut two pieces lightweight cardboard 4-1/2” x 4-1/2” (Cereal box works well) 2. Cut two pieces patterned paper 5”x 5” and cover cardboard to create the front and back covers. 3. Cut three pieces card stock 8-1/2” x 8-1/2”. Follow folding directions for “basic accordion square” Basic accordion square: 1. Fold paper in half lengthwise. 2. Open; fold paper in half widthwise. 3. Open; fold paper in half diagonally. Diagonal fold should be in opposite direction of other folds. Open. 4. Grab corners A and B and bring them together, allowing paper to fold on diagonal crease. At the same time allow sides C and D to collapse on top of one another. This creates the basic “accordion” square. 5. Repeat steps 1 - 4 with two more squares of card stock. B Front C Back Front 1. D A 2. 3. & 4. Lay out the three creased card stock squares and attach to one another as follows: Front F A B C Back D E Front With glue stick and without rotating direction of paper, attach backside of section A to front of section B; attach front side of section C to backside of D; If desired, attach ribbon or fastener to wrong side of back cover; attach front and back covers to backsides of sections E and F. Photo album can now be embellished as desired.