How to Make Stamp Album Pages

By Nicole Byerly
Stamps, hundreds, years, the right paper
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Stamp collectors generally look for the safest way to preserve their collections, without ruining any of the items they contain. Creating a stamp album using waxed pages allows you to store your collection in a safe place while still maintaining the ability to remove and relocate the stamps to another page or location.

Step 1

Count the pages included in the 8-inch by 8-inch scrapbook. This will determine how many pieces of waxed paper you will need to cut.

Step 2

Lay the waxed paper out on a flat surface and measure the sheet into 8-inch by 8-inch squares. You will need one square per each side of each page in the book. Outline the squares using a pencil along a straight edge.

Step 3

Cut the 8-inch by 8-inch square sections from the waxed paper using scissors. Lay each piece out on a flat surface to prepare for the next step.

Step 4

Pick up two 8-inch by 8-inch sections of waxed paper and open the scrapbook album, selecting one page with your opposite hand. Place one 8x8-inch section of waxed paper over each side of the page, lining the edges to create a perfect fit.

Step 5

Staple each corner of the page to bond the waxed paper to the scrapbook page.

Step 6

Repeat steps 4 and 5 for each page until the entire interior of the book is covered.

About the Author

Nicole Byerly has been writing since 2003. She has published multiple works that have appeared in "Campus Philly." Byerly is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in cybersecurity at Utica College.