Envelopes are an essential part of our daily lives. It’s a piece of paper folded sealed to add security to important documents letters or messages. Learning how to make an envelope is an excellent skill for beginners as it can be a fun activity that can save us some money. Here is a step-by-step guide to help you make your own envelope at home.
Things You Need
Before starting to make your envelope ensure that you collect all the necessary materials. You will need a piece of paper or craft paper a ruler scissors glue a pencil.
Step 1: Paper Selection
Choose the type of paper you want to use for your envelope. You can use any size color or design paper that you like.
Step 2: Measuring the Paper
Using a ruler mark the paper’s centerline by folding the two long sides creasing them in the middle.
Step 3: Cut the excess paper
Using scissors cut off the excess paper while ensuring that the paper edges remain straight.
Step 4: Folding the Envelope
Fold the bottom of the paper to meet the center crease bring the top of the paper towards the crease to create a triangle shape.
Step 5: Seal the Edge
Glue the edges of the triangle together leaving the top part open that will be your envelope’s opening.
Step 6: Decorate the Envelope
You can now decorate the envelope including adding a return address stamp or any other decorations you like.
In conclusion making your envelope is a simple fun activity that you can do from your comfort. Follow the six steps outlined in this guide to create your practical personalized envelope. By creating your envelopes you can save money add some personality to your letters or messages. Try it out enjoy creating unique personalized envelopes for your correspondence.