I made 250 of these little match book favors for my son's wedding. They were so quick, easy and inexpensive!
12x12 patterned paper - one page makes 14 favors
individually wrapped mints of your choice (flat mints work best...such as starlight mints, or lifesaver peppermint, spearmint or wintergreen)
Cut first strip of paper 12x2 inches, cut the rest of the paper in 2x10 strips (you can cut 2 inches off of the 12x2 strips so that all strips are 2x10). Once all papers are cut, open up word, change the page layout to a custom size of 2x10 size, with margins set to .25 or 1/4 inch all the way around, then click ok, you should now be able to see your printing area as a 2x10 inch space. Click on center to center text and use all caps. Before you begin typing, skip one line (this will give you the space you need for the flap closure) Ok to follow my example you will type the following:
THANK YOU FOR
You will then hit return 2 times and type:
WE WERE "MINT"
They are now ready to print. Once you have printed them, you are going to cut them at 5 inches long.
you are now ready to score them. With the first score being on the "Thank you" end of the strip, you will score at 4 5/8, then 2.5 and 2 inches. Now you are ready to fold them on the score lines. after you have creased the folds, open the match book with the white side facing you, place a mint inside the center of the closure flap and staple it, making sure to staple it low enough to allow for the top closure flap to be able to close. fold your top closure and tuck it in like you would a normal book of matches and there you have it! :)