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Making a DIY Envelope

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DIY Envelope
It's easy to use a piece of paper to make an envelope in a pinch. This is a guide about making a DIY envelope.


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October 3, 2016

This is easy to make and only takes a couple minutes. If you made a card and have no envelopes you can just make this one out of regular printer paper.

Total Time: 10min


  • paper
  • tape
  • marker
  • scissors


  1. Fold your peice of paper in half the long way.
  2. Unfold the paper back to full size.
  3. Fold in each corner to the middle line.
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  5. Fold in the side of the paper about a half an inch.
  6. Fold the bottom of the paper up to the corners.
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  8. Fold the top of the envelope over the folded lower part.
  9. Unfold it and put your card in the envelope
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  11. Tape both of the sides together and close the bottom half of the envelope.
  12. Fold the top part of the envelope over and tape it shut.
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