How to Make a Photo Album

Use ordinary paper lunch bags to make a pretty photo album.  

diy photo album


  • 3 or 4 paper lunch bags
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Hole punch
  • Ribbon
  • Wrapping or scrapbook paper


1. Stack your paper lunch bags (3 or 4 work best), alternating open end, closed end. 

2. Fold stacked bags in half to form a book. Punch two holes near corners of the folded end. Thread a ribbon through both punched holes and tie in a bow. 

3. Decorate front and back with wrapping or scrapbook paper; fill inside pages with photos glued or taped in place.

Source: Brett Martin, founder of